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Edwin George Schwartzman World War I (WWI) U.S. Marine Corps certificate / poster and French WWI U.S. Marine Corps poster.

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.020

Scope and Contents

Edwin George Schwartzman (1885, Rockwood, Tenn. -1951, Coral Gables, Fla.; buried in the National Cemetery in Chattanooga, Tenn.). World War I (WWI) U.S. Marine Corps certificate / poster “Columbia Gives to Her Son The Accolade of the New Chivalry of Humanity,” “ Edwin George Schwartzman Marine Corps Served With Honor In the World War and Was Wounded In Action.” Shows woman holding manuscript in left hand and placing a sword on a soldier’s shoulder with her right hand. Union Jack and U.S. flag in background. 12.5 x 16” (acid stains on back). 1 pc. French WWI U.S. Marine Corps poster “Citation A L’Ordre De L’Armie” with winged woman pictured above soldiers. Dated 1918. Color. 12 x 18.5” 1 pc.

Dates

  • 1918; undated

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 folder (2 pcs.)

Title
Edwin George Schwartzman World War I (WWI) U.S. Marine Corps certificate / poster and French WWI U.S. Marine Corps poster.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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