• Alice Lelong

    Photograph of Alice Lelong sitting near a window. A note on the back reads: "Affectionately yours, Alice Lelong. Don't forget me." There is also an address for a street in Le Havre, a major port in no…

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  • "David" - by Izzy.

    Poem written by Izzy (unidentified) titled "David," about Lt. David Van Alstyne. It is signed again at the bottom with "M. de L. Weill, of the SSU 558 Food Service."

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  • Hand-drawn map of SSU 558 circulation

    Hand-drawn map showing some of the routes taken by SSU 558 during their time spent north of Paris, near Amiens.

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  • Presidential memorial certificate

    Presidential memorial certificate awarded in memory of Hodge signed by President Gerald Ford. After the Armistice was signed and the war officially over, Hodge stayed in France until 1919. He returned…

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  • Unidentified woman

    Photograph of an unidentified woman standing in a yard across from a house. A note on the back reads: "Each time you look at this picture, think of me and as if I was saying I haven't forgotten you."

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  • Newsletter, Amerique Toot Sweet, (America in a Hurry)

    Newsletter titled Amerique Toot Sweet (America in a Hurry). The newsletter was printed on board the USS President Grant on March 26, 1919. The newsletter contained information about Colonel Alonzo Gra…

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  • The Stars and Stripes February 14, 1919

    The Stars and Stripes publication from Feb. 14, 1919 describing and commemorating the Ambulance Corps. Stars and Stripes was a newspaper published by the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) in occupie…

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  • Nashville, Chattanooga, St. Louis R.R.

    Photograph showing the Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railroad somewhere between Chattanooga and Nashville. This photograph was originally loose in the back of the photo album.

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  • Letter to Robert F. Hodge

    Letter written in French from an unknown sender to "my dear Robert."

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  • Diary Entry, August 21, 1917 to September 5, 1917

    Typed diary entry from August 21, 1917 to September 5, 1917. The various entries discuss the individual's last few days in the United States before heading across the Atlantic Ocean to Europe.

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  • Chattanooga High Football Team

    Black-and-white photograph of the 1914 Chattanooga High School football team. Hodge is pictured in the bottom row, third from the right. After graduating from high school, Hodge attended the Universit…

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  • Ration Card (1)

    Ration card issued by the Chamber of Commerce of Nante that was "good of a Franc." There is French writing on the reverse of the card.

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  • Hand-written general orders

    Personal document titled "My general orders are:." Lists personal responsibilities of position. May have been Hodge's personal notes.

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  • Ration Card (2)

    Ration card issued by the Chamber of Commerce of Blois and Loir-et-Cher for fifty cents. The ration card expired after October 4, 1918. There is French writing on the reverse of the card.

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  • Military Pass, Robert F. Hodge (3)

    Military pass for Robert F. Hodge dated April 22, 1918. The purpose of the pass was for "bath & shopping."

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  • Money Order, from Robert F. Hodge to B. E. Hodge

    Money order from Robert F. Hodge to B. E. Hodge for the sum of thirty dollars. The money was sent from the Bank of Nancy to the National City Bank of New York. The money order was created on January 8…

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  • Journal 2

    Van Alstyne, David, Jr., 1897-1985

    The second journal begins in October 1918 and ends a few days after the Armistice. Van Alstyne records when the unit transfers to a new city or village and his responsibilities and actions during thes…

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  • Ration Card (4)

    Ration card containing twenty tickets for 100 grams of bread. There is French writing on the reverse of the card.

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  • Military Pass, Robert F. Hodge (6)

    Military pass for Robert F. Hodge dated January 5, 1919.

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  • Theatre Program, Tournée Chanteclair

    Theatre Program of Tournée Chanteclair. The production was for Poilus, French infantry soldiers, by Poilus.

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