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World War, 1914-1918 -- France

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Charles E. Hodges (1892-1968) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2144
Overview Charles E. Hodges (1892-1968) was the editor and owner of the Dominion News of Morgantown, West Virginia, in the 1920s; West Virginia state senator from 1931 to 1939, and managing director of the Charleston, West Virginia, Chamber of Commerce from 1937 to 1963. He also served in France during World War I. Letters and other personal materials from 1913 to 1919 and from 1932 to 1969 chiefly pertain to Hodges' military service with the 15th U.S. Army Engineers; his work with the Charleston...
Dates: 1913-1919, 1932-1969, undated; Majority of material found within 1962-1968

Clyde Cale, Collector, Memorabilia of Entertainer Elsie Janis

Collection Number: A&M 4355
Content Description Memorabilia related to entertainer Elsie Janis, who performed for allied troops in France during World War I. Includes photographs, clippings, notes with her signature, etc. Elsie Janis (1889-1956) was an American singer, songwriter, actress, and screenwriter. After a successful career in America (vaudeville and Broadway) and England, she went to France in 1918 to entertain troops during the First World War where she was immortalized as "the sweetheart of the AEF" (American Expeditionary...
Dates: Majority of material found within ca. 1900-1964

World War I Book Titled "Collier's New Photographic History of the World's War"

Collection Number: A&M 4445
Content Description

A 128 page photographic history of World War I, including "photographs by the official photographers accompanying each army" that were "collected and arranged by Francis J. Reynolds and C. W. Taylor". It focuses on the western front, and on America's participation in the conflict, and was issued in 1918 by the New York company P. F. Collier & Son Publishers.

Dates: 1918