• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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