• Commission of John Walter Morris in the US Army Medical Reserve Corps

    This document commission's John Walter Morris into the US Army Medical Reserve Corps. Morris later deployed to Europe and was detached to the 42nd Royal Highland Regt., The Black Watch, a British unit…

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  • Postcard of soldiers hiking at Camp Gordon sent by Pvt. Joseph W. Knox to his mother

    Pvt. Joseph William Knox of Dyer, Tennessee, sent this postcard to his mother while en route from Camp Gordon, Ga. to Camp Merritt, N. J. He was tired of riding though every possible was done for thei…

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  • Certificate honoring 2nd Lt. Richard Spence King

    A certificate honoring the memory of 2nd Lt. Richard Spence King of Haywood County, Tennessee signed by President Gerald R. Ford.

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  • Promotion document for Cpl. Spencer S. Ferguson

    This document recognizes the promotion of Spencer S. Ferguson from private to Corporal of Ordnance to date from July 1, 1920. The document was signed by General C. Williamson, July 19, 1920. Ferguson…

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  • Discharge Certificate of Charlie Martin Simmons

    Charlie Martin Simmons was from Henderson, Chester County, Tennessee and served as a wagoner in Truck Co.C, 8th Corps Art. Park. The discharge certificate has his service record on the reverse. He was…

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  • Map of 82nd Division, Meuse Argonne Offensive, September 29 - November 2, 1918

    Produced by the American Battle Monuments Commission in 1937, this map was found at the Alvin C. York site and may have belonged to York. It depicts the entire Argonne Forest sector over which the Ame…

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  • Distinguished Service Medal certificate

    Distinguished Service Medal certificate issued to Gen. George H. Harries for his work as a member of Inter-Allied Commission for Repatriation of Allied Prisoners of War. Signed by Robert C. Davis, Adj…

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  • Citation for Distinguished Service Cross

    This citation accompanied the Distinguished Service Cross medal awarded to Pvt. John M. Sullivan, Co. H, 28th Inf. Regt., 1st Div. "for extraordinary heroism at the Meuse River, France." Sullivan serv…

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  • Card from U.S. Department of Labor to [U.S.] Employment Service, Nashville

    Postcard-size notice in form letter style, to John H. Roller, announces that Roller has been discharged from military service. It asks the Nashville office of the U.S. Employment Service to make "ever…

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  • Telegram

    A western Union Telegram reading ",11 nn 40 Govt WASHINGTON DC 504pm 11/9/ MR HENRY H PRING (crossed out and overwritten Ring) RFD 4 FRANKLIN TENN DEEPLY REGRET TO INFORM YOU THAT IT IS OFFICALLY REPO…

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  • Certificate of recognition for WWI service of John C. Bowling

    A memorial certificate of recognition signed by President Lyndon Johnson recognizing the service of John C. Bowling of Knoxville in World War I. These certificates were provided by the government upon…

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  • Red Cross letter and envelope

    This letter to Mrs. Henry Ring, Franklin, Tenn. From the American Red Cross provides information about Pvt. Frank Ring's wounds and subsequent death in a British hospital in France. The letter is acco…

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  • Frost, Oscar

    United States. Army; Depot Brigade; 156th Regiment; 4th Training Battalion; Company 15 White

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  • Frazier, Hilary Reid

    United States. Army; Infantry; 30th Division; 117th Regiment; Company F White

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  • Temple, John Jewell

    United States. Army; Infantry; 22nd Regiment; Company D White

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  • How to "Reach" the Masses: Typical Speech #4

    Four Minute Men (Society), United States. Committee on Public Information

    Form speech written for use by the Four Minute Men Association. This speech attempts to refute arguments against the United States' involvement in World War I such as Germany's attitudes toward libert…

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  • Our Masked Foe: Typical Speech # 5

    Four Minute Men (Society), United States. Committee on Public Information

    Form speech written for use by the Four Minute Men Association. This speech seeks to warn Four Minute Men speakers of those who spread anti-war or pacifist propaganda for "un-American motives." It pre…

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  • Our Ideals: Typical Speech #3

    Four Minute Men (Society), United States. Committee on Public Information

    Form speech written for use by the Four Minute Men Association. This speech asserts that the United States entered World War I to protect its ideal of liberty and for self-preservation against the Ger…

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  • A Proclamation by the President of the United States

    Wilson, Woodrow

    A proclamation from president Woodrow Wilson that states that Congress has enacted a law that subjects all male subjects between the ages of 21 and 30 to register for the military draft.

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  • Whitson, Uncas

    United States. Army; Howard University Training Detachment; 2nd Training Detachment Black

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