• General orders on wearing insignia

    General Order No. 26 entitling Cpl. Garrett to wear two War Service Chevrons after November 10, 1918, dated Nov. 8, 1918. Second order authorizing Cpl. Garrett to wear First Army and Third Corps insig…

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  • "Don't Take a Chance" pamphlet

    This pamphlet, issued to American soldiers in Germany during the occupation, decries the dangers of prostitutes and sexually transmitted diseases in Europe. This one belonged to Cpl. Roy R. Stephens,…

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  • "Where Do We Go From Here?" booklet for returning American WWI soldiers

    A practical guide to reentering civilian life ("This is the real dope"), published by the War Camp Community Service. Addressing such issues as "When am I Going to be Discharged?", this orientation bo…

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  • Model 1917 American steel helmet

    Worn by Pvt. Jesse Norris, possibly of Blount County, Tennessee., this is the standard issue American helmet of World War I. It retains its leather chin strap, however the liner/suspension is missing…

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  • Capt. Walter Chandler's WWI journal

    A clothbound WWI journal owned by Capt. Walter Chandler of the 114th FA. 30th Div., later a Shelby County congressman and mayor of Memphis. Several of the pages have entries. Entries include Col. Luke…

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  • Model 1910 cotton uniform tunic belonging to Albert S. Bridges

    This uniform tunic has the following applied insignia" on the upper left sleeve, a point up chevron, indicating honorable discharge; on the lower left sleeve two downward pointing gold bullion chevron…

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  • Registration certificate and pension card of Lawrence Ray Estep

    Registration certificate and pension card of Lawrence Ray Estep of Giles County, Tennessee. Estep served in Recruit Co. 20, 5th Training Battn., 156th Depot Brig. at Camp Jackson, South Carolina. He r…

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  • Framed image of "The Ship That Brought Me Home"

    Print of the S.S. Kaiserin Auguste Victoria (named for Empress Augusta Victoria, Kaiser Wilhelm's wife), the "ship that brought me home." Built by the Hamburg America Line in 1905, she was at the time…

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  • Dog tags of Pvt. Robert William Scollon

    These dog tags belonged to Pvt. R.W. (Robert William) Scollon, Co. B, 15th U.S. Engineer Regt. One of the tags is is a disc, per regulations, and the second one is square. When two tags became require…

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  • Photograph of Capt. Walter Chandler

    This portrait studio image of Walter Chandler shows him in uniform with 30th Div. shoulder patch, captain's bars and Sam Brown belt. Chandler was from Memphis and served as congressman and later mayor…

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  • photograph of Pvt. Frank M. Ring, Co. A, 114th MG Battn., 30th Div.

    A portrait format photograph of a young man in the uniform of the United States Army circa 1918. He is wearing a campaign hat with cords and uniform coat with standing collar. There are no insignia vi…

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  • Pastel portrait of Domenico Antonio Cianfarani

    A pastel portrait of Italian soldier Domenico Antonio Cianfarani in uniform. He served in the 70th Co., 1st Regt. Combat Engineers. The pastel is copied from the picture postcard seen in GWnash031. He…

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  • Large color chromolithograph of William J. Carden

    Cpl. William Jesse Carden served in Co. G, 117th Inf. Regt., 30th Div. Attached to the British Army, the 30th Div. saw defensive action near Ypres, Belgium and attacks on the Hindenburg Line near Belc…

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  • Photograph of Doss Haney McAllister

    Doss Haney McAllister appears in his World War I uniform. He enlisted December 14, 1917 at Ft. Oglethorpe, Georgia and was assigned to Btry. E, 60th Arty, of the Coastal Art. Corps. Later he transferr…

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  • Framed victory medal and photograph of Lawrence Ray Estep

    This framed World War I Victory Medal and photograph are associated with Lawrence R. Estep of Recruit Co. 20, 5th Training Battn., 156th Depot Brig. Estep was from Pulaski, Giles County, Tennessee. He…

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  • Photograph of Lawrence Ray Estep

    Lawrence Ray Estep appears in his World War I uniform. He served in Recruit Co. 20, 5th Training Battn., 156th Depot Brigade before receiving a medical discharge for heart trouble in February 1918. Es…

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  • Real photo postcard of Lt. Nathan S. Ring

    Lt. Nathan S. Ring is shown in his WWI uniform. Lt. Ring served in several field artillery regiments during the war, but never served overseas. His older brother, Maj. Joseph Ring served in the 308th…

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  • Real photo postcard of Pvt. Robert Holloway and his brother Joseph Brown Holloway

    The civilian in this photograph, Joseph Brown Holloway, enlisted after this postcard was made and was posted to England when war ended. The brothers were from Whitwell in Marion County. Robert was ind…

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