• Ration Card (3)

    Ration card issued by the Automobile Service for fifty liters of gasoline or other corresponding materials to be delivered by a automobile service depot (translated). A list of gas and other materials…

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  • Amiens

    Travel guidebook (in French) for sites and landmarks in Amiens, a city in northern France, that Hodge visited while abroad. Includes printed photos and prints of the cathedral, a hotel, a museum and o…

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  • Ration Card (5)

    Ration card issued by the Minister of Agriculture and Food containing twenty-eight tickets for 100 grams of bread during the month of February 1919. There is French writing on the reverse of the card.

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  • Newspaper clipping, 'U-Boat Tried to Sink Balfour's Ship'

    Newspaper clipping from the January 9, 1918 edition of The Chattanooga News. The article is titled 'U-Boat Tried to Sink Balfour's Ship.' It details a failed German U-Boat attempt to destroy a ship ca…

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  • Journal 1

    Van Alstyne, David, Jr., 1897-1985

    The first pages of Journal 1 list the members of SSU 558 and their service information. Other notes on additional pages account gasoline purchase and usage and car repairs. David Van Alstyne Jr. was b…

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  • Military Personnel List, SSU 558

    Military Personnel list that details some of the men, along with their home addresses, affiliated with the SSU 558. Robert F. Hodge appears nineteenth from bottom. The list is typed in blue ink.

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  • Military Travel Itinerary, SSU 558

    The military travel itinerary documents the movements of SSU 558 once in Europe. It provides information about where the company was stationed, when they arrived, and when they departed. SSU 558 was o…

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  • Military Report, SSU 558

    Military report providing a summary of the services of SSU 558.The report was issued in late December of 1918. Page 1 provides a summary of SSU 558 from June 1917 to April 1918. Page 2 provides a summ…

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  • Military Pass, Robert F. Hodge (8)

    Military pass for Robert F. Hodge. The pass appears to be dated August 18, 1919.

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  • Military Pass, Robert F. Hodge (7)

    Military pass for Robert F. Hodge dated February 20, 1919, while he was in Mulhouse. There are numbers written on the reverse of the pass.

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  • Post card photo of Hodge

    Two postcard photographs of Hodge showing him in his uniform. The insignia on his sleeves shows he was a Corporal. The first postcard has the note "your skinny son, Frank" written on the bottom.

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  • Military Personnel List, SSU 558 (2)

    Military Personnel list that details the men affiliated with the SSU 558. The list also includes information about their military grade, civilian occupation, class, date of recruitment, date of birth…

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  • Military Pass, Robert F. Hodge (5)

    Military pass for Robert F. Hodge dated December 19,1918. The pass gave Hodge "permission to purchase food in Epernay."

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  • Military record, distance between various posts

    The military record provides distances, in KM, between various military posts in France.

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  • Military Report, SSU 558, in French

    Military report providing a summary of the services of SSU 558.The report was issued in late December of 1918. The report is written in French. The English translated version is housed in the same fol…

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  • Miscellaneous Note

    Note in French written on U.S. Military stationery. The note contains a name, Melle Hewiette Pérou, and an address: Poste Restaute, Rue des Filles du Calvaire, Paris, France.

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  • Travel Card, S. S. Baltic

    Travel card for the S. S. Baltic. The card was for seat fifty-six in berth one. It instructed the owner that they were allocated second sitting for "mess." There are a list of names and numbers on the…

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  • Military Pass, Robert F. Hodge (1)

    Military pass for Robert F. Hodge dated September 2, 1917. It gave Hodge "permission to go at will on any deck of this ship [S.S. Baltic]." There is some faint handwriting in pencil on the reverse of…

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  • Military Identification Card, Robert F. Hodge

    Robert F. Hodge's military identification card issued May 26, 1918. The identification card contains a photograph of Robert F. Hodge as well as information about his military rank and place and date o…

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  • Newspaper clippings, the New York Times

    Newspaper clippings that have been stitched together from the January 5, 1919 edition of the New York Times. One side of clippings contains part of a story about the 'The Argonne Players' who were a d…

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