World War I Collection 1115 WFCHS/THL

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains accounts, sketches, booklets, rosters, maps, and other materials concerning local people and events of World War I.
(4 boxes) Last updated 01/16.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: World War I, 1914-1918, was an international conflict that included most of the nations, Europe, Russia, U.S., and the Middle East. The war put the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Turkey) against the Allies (France, Great Britain, Russia, Italy, Japan, and the U.S.). It ended with the defeat of the Central Powers.

CITE AS: World War One Collection, 1115 WFCHS/THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

PHOTOGRAPHS – WORLD WAR I SOLDIERS

Men and women who served in World War I
(R = military record, P = photograph, O = oral history interview, T = transcript, N = news article)

Name

Branch of Service

Major Theaters

Medals

Notes

Allamong, Isaac (P,N)

Army

Belgium

 

 

Anderson, Harry (P)

Navy

 

 

 

Barton, Lewis Neill, Jr. (P)

Army

 

 

 

Baker, Marshall (P)

Army

 

 

 

Barton, Robert Thomas (P)

Army

 

 

Captain

Barton, Thomas Cover (P)

Army

 

 

Captain

Boyce, Crowell R.(P) (R )

Army, 116th Co I

 

 

Served 1916 – 1919

Brill, Walton E. (P)

Army

 

 

Hampshire County

Bromley, Paul E. (P)

Army

 

 

 

Butler, Edward G. (P)

Amer. Red Cross

 

 

Lt.

Cammer, Claude R. (P)

Army

 

 

 

Carbaugh, Charles Frederick (P)

Army

 

Distinguished Service Cross

 

Carroll, Eugene I (R, N)

Army

 

 

Filed in collection 640 THL—wounded

Cather, David Clark (P)

Rear Admiral

 

 

1879-1944

Cochran, John Clayton Sr. (P)

Army

Camp Lee rifle instructor

 

1917-1918

Cochran, Martin (P)

Army

 

 

 

Conrad, Robert Young (P)

 

 

 

First Winchester man to die in WWI

Cook, John Henderson (P)

Army

 

 

African-American; other materials in Cook Collection 8 THL

Cooper, Ed (P)

Army

 

 

 

Curtis, Albert (P)

Army

 

 

 

Depp, Mark ( R)

 

 

 

 

Dutton, Dr. B.B. (P)

 

 

 

 

Field, Arthur, Sr. (P)

Army

 

 

 

Gilbert, Harry (P)

Navy

 

 

 

Golightly, Raymond (P)

Army

 

 

 

Grim, Claude

 

 

 

 

Haines, Nelson (P)

Army

 

 

VA Infantry

Himelright, William Hurt (P)

 

 

 

1918

Hinton,  J. Frank (P)

Army

 

 

MO Infantry, KIA in World War I

Holler, Lee (P)

Army

 

 

 

Jackson, Herman McNeil, Sr. (P)

Army

 

 

African-American

Larrick, Lou M. (P)

 

 

 

 

Marple, Charles Ande (P)

Army

 

 

 

Mason, Howard

 

 

 

 

McDonald, Casey Harold (P)

US Army

France

 

 

Neville, Irvin Lee (P,R)

 

 

 

 

Page, W. Nelson (P)

Army

 

 

 

Parkinson, Lawrence (P)

Army

 

 

 

Parkinson, John W. (P)

Army

 

 

 

Patton, Albert Ross (P)

 

France

 

 

Plank, Persell (P)

Army

 

 

 

Ritter, Lonny (1895-1986)

 

 

 

 

Roszel, Major Brantz M.  (P)

Army

France

 

Quartermaster Corps

Sirbaugh, Carl W.

Army

Germany

 

 

Slonaker, Daily (P)

Army

France

 

 

Smith, Sam (P)

Army

 

 

 

Smith, Sebert (P)

Army

 

 

 

Smith, Charles Magill (P)

Army

 

 

1887-1968

Snider, Edwin T., Sr. (P)

Medical Corps

 

 

 

Snider, William B. (P)

Engineer Corps

 

 

 

Snyder, J. Ellwood   ®

 

 

 

 

Spaid, Frank (P)

Army

 

 

Hampshire County

Stotter, Harry William (P)

Army

 

 

 

Williams, John (P)

 

 

 

 

Wallace, Larry W. (P)

Army

 

 

32nd Division

Organization:

BOX 1-People

African-American Soldiers – unnumbered leaves

 

Allemong, Isaac, 2 leaves printed (photocopy)

American Women’s Legion of the Great War (extract from The Winchester Star), Aug. 18, 1919, 4 leaves, typescript (carbon)

Boyd, Mrs. Philip—account of activities in World War I, 2 leaves, manuscript

Conrad, Robert Young—biographical sketches, "Robert Young Conrad" and "Conrad the Soldier," 5 leaves, typescript

Depp, Mark—account of activities in World War I, April 28, 1922, 1 leaf, typescript

Kurtz, Lucy Fitzhugh—account of activities in World War I, 1 item, typescript

McGuire, Mrs. Charlotte Claybrook—account of activities in World War I, 2 items, typescript

Snapp, Loring Cover—Induction Papers, Aug. 2, 1918

Snyder, J. Ellwood—Military Record, honorable discharge, June 7, 1919

BOX 2

116th Infantry—Brief History, 1919, 1 item, 4 leaves, typescript (carbon)

314 Machine Gun Battalion History – 45 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Company I History by Capt. Harold R. Dinges, includes roster as of Nov. 11, 1918, 12 leaves, typescript

Company I—news articles, unnumbered, printed (photocopy

Company L, 318th Infantry, 80 Division AEF France—Roster, April 1919, 1 item, 2 pages typescript

Company I, 2nd Infantry Virginia Volunteers—Correspondence, notices, February 1916-September 1916; 1 item, printed & typescript (copy)

BOX 3

“The Army and the Navy of the United States of America,” published by Prudential Insurance Co. of America, 1917, 1 item, printed, color illustrations

Cash contributions, 1919, 2 leaves, typescript

Exemption Board of Winchester-Frederick County - record book, 1917-1918, loose papers, manuscript, typescript

Magazine articles from Virginia Cavalcade, Volume 50 Summer 2001, Number 3.

Roger Christman, “The Records of the Virginia War History Commission.”

Medal—“A German Naval Victory: with joyful pride we contemplate this latest deed of our navy…” May 10, 1915; 1 leaf, typescript

Dale F. Harter, “A Soldier of Song in World War I: William Howe Ruebush, VA National Guard.”

Jennifer Davis McDaid, “’Our share in the war is no small one’: VA Women and World War I.”

  1. Jefferson Looney, “’I really never thought war was so cruel’: The Veterans’ Questionnaires of the Virginian War History Commission.”

Mary Sine Clark, ”’If they consent to leave them over there’: The European Pilgrimages of World War I; Mothers and Widows from Virginia.”

Vince Brooks, “The Official War Atlas of the 1st Division, American Expeditionary Force.”

These articles are from Virginia Cavalcade, Volume 50 Summer 2001, Number 3.

James K. Anderson, ”1917 When America was Young,” published in VFW, April 1987.

News Articles—unnumbered leaves, printed (photocopy)

Notebook of essays, minutes, etc., relating to World War I, political activities, Liberty Loan drives, 1 item, manuscript, and loose clippings

Obituaries – unnumbered leaves, printed (photograph)

Sacred Heart Catholic Church—account of activities during World War I, 2 leaves, manuscript

Scrapbook - letters, songs, clippings from scrapbook, 1 item, manuscript; with news clippings and loose papers, typescript

Selective Service questionnaire, 1918, 3 items, typescript on printed forms

Soldiers from Frederick County and Winchester in World War I - list of men who appeared before draft board, giving names, drafted or enlisted, training camp attended, notes if colored, wounded, etc., 1 item, typescript

Versailles treaty—Baltimore Sun, Aug. 20, 1919

War Savings Societies information, 3 items, printed

"Winchester and Frederick County in War Time," booklet, 5 items, printed

"Winchester and Frederick County in the World War," 95 leaves, typescript

Winchester and Frederick County in the World War—typescript, 95 leaves, typescript

Winchester War Camp Community Service—planning victory celebrations for returning soldiers, 10 leaves, typescript (carbon)

Minutes, Aug.-Sept. 1919

Correspondence, July-Sept. 1919

Final report, Oct. 1919

BOX 4

Language Guides – This folder contains the following items:

“Speak French, a Book for the Soldiers,” Cleveland, Ohio: Goldsmith Publishing Co., 1912, 1 item, 118 pages, printed
“The Kolynos, Parley Voo Booklet, Practical French and German Phrases and How to Pronounce Them” by Col. F. N. Maude, C.B. and Frank Scudamore, New Haven, CN: The Kolynos Co., n.d., 1 item, 39 pages, printed  

 

Victory Banquet—wooden forks and knives used at Victory Banquet, Winchester, VA,
Sept. 1, 1919

Victory Celebration news articles

Munsey’s Magazine, February 1915; 1 item, 260 pages, printed

Roller Monthly, the Magazine of Breezy Stuff, 3 items, printed
April 1916
July 1917
Nov-Dec 1918

Breezy Stuff Quarterly, 1 item, printed
April 1914

The United States Navy in the World War, Official Pictures – 90 pages, printed (title page and some other pages missing)

MAPCASE 1, DRAWER  11 – THIS FOLDER CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING:

Charter – Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A., Major Mosby Barracks No. 1526, 2 leaves, printed

Soldier’s Memorial, the War of 1917, Company I, 2nd Virginia Cavalry, 1917, illustrated, 1 leaf

Roster—Company I, 2nd Virginia Infantry, 1917, illustrated, 1 leaf

“The War Chest,” broadside, 1918, b/w drawing, 1 leaf

“Down to Earth,” broadside, 1918, color sketch, 62nd Infantry recruiting station, 1 leaf

MAPS

036
MC3
D4

 

Map of Verdun, 1918 (French)

037
MC3
D4

 

Map of History of 313th Field Artillery

Photography of Battery E, 313th Field Artillery, note #O37 above

OVERSIZED -- RARE

Stars and Stripes—a complete file of the Stars and Stripes published in France from Feb. 8, 1918
June 13, 1919 compiled and bound by National Tribune Corp., Washington. DC, printed

FRAMED ITEMS

WWI –“Dogs of War”, cartoon depicting dogs of countries who would soon be engaged in WWI

  1. 1914 - 1916