Tennessee History World War, 1914-1918
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSC 0333
Scope and Contents Pvt. Andrew J. Beasley World War I letters to family in Grandview, Tenn. (Gift of Edna Hyder and Al Wishart, Jr.)
Identifier: MSC 0517
Scope and Contents Letters during World War I from Robert B. LaForge, Jr., to his wife Lucy LaForge in Brooklyn, N. Y. 1917-1919. In 1929 the couple moved to Knoxville where Bob LaForge worked for Gray Knox Marble Co.as a draftsman and estimator until 1956. The family lived on Adair Drive in Fountain City. Includes some pamphlets and photographs.
Identifier: MSC 0494
Scope and Contents Russell Briscoe Cartoons and Drawings from World War I and later. 44 cartoons on 10 numbered sheets, all signed W. R. Briscoe ‘19. Two cartoons on one unnumbered sheet. Four “Lazy Luke” cartoons of five panels each, each signed Briscoe (printed?) Six cartoons of German soldiers. One small pocket notebook of sketches of fellow marines from the 401st Battalion of the United States Marines, “assembled Oct. 29, 1918 to take part in the world war against the HUN.” Humorous sketches of fellow marines...
Identifier: MSC 0231
Scope and Contents Papers of T. H. R. Neal of Knoxville, Tenn. Includes his manuscript book on the Neal-Harbison-Snodgrass-Miller and Related Families (a copy is also on McClung shelves); research on other families, including Graves, Karnes (mostly land and deed research); his papers as Knoxville City Engineer, 1956-1960; World War I material from 117th Infantry, Machine Gun unit; photographic postcard of WWI ship Pocahontas; some photographs; 3 stoneware jugs (found in Knoxville dump); some WWI artifacts; 1962...
Identifier: MSC 0023
Scope and Contents Will A. McTeer was born in Blount County, Tenn., and lived there most of his life. He was a lawyer, legislator and banker. In 1862 he joined the Third Tennessee Cavalry of the Union Army as a private and retired as a major at the end of the Civil War. He married Mary T. Wilson, who died in 1898. In 1903 he married Mrs. Lucy Tilden Wilson, with whom he had one child, Wilson McTeer. Will A. McTeer attended Maryville College, served as circuit court clerk for Blount County from 1868-1878, was a...
Identifier: MSC 0139
Scope and Contents The Williams-Coffin Papers consist primarily of the papers of Ella Williams, and range in date from 1875 to 1957. Ella Williams was the aunt of author Tennessee Williams. There is some correspondence from ’Tom’ [Thomas Lanier "Tennessee" Williams]. The collection contains clippings, programs, and other material about the plays and other writings of Tennessee Williams. During World War I Ella Williams worked in Paris, France. Among her correspondents was her cousin John Sharp Williams, an U. S....
Identifier: MSC 0579
Scope and Contents World War I Correspondence, James Harry Lopasser to Cora Reagan, 1917-1919. Sevier County Arty soldier. Served in the 105th Heavy Trench Artillery, Cora and Harry were married April 19, 1919, in Sevier County.
Identifier: SPC 2019.039
Scope and Contents Apparently taken overseas and printed in Chattanooga after the war. Possibly taken in the vicinity of St. Hihiel, Meuse-Argonne campaign. Harry George Ritter was from Knoxville (b. 1900) and served in Battery C of the 114th Field Artillery Unit, 30th Division. Records being in the battle of St. Hihiel in his wartime bible.
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.070
World War I (WWI) panoramic photograph of Co. H, 117 Infantry, 30th Div. AEF. Gift of Alma M. Moore.
Identifier: SPC 2019.070
Scope and Contents World War I (WWI) panoramic photograph of Co. H, 117 Infantry, 30th Div. AEF.