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World War I Scrapbook, 1918-1919

Title
World War I Scrapbook, 1918-1919
ID
Mss. Acc. 2009.309
Extent
0.3 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of a member of the 78th Infantry Division of the U.S. Army, illustrating his tour of duty in France from the time of his departure from New York on May 19, 1918 to his return and discharge on May 29, 1919.

Included are photographs, most of which are labeled, postcards, a troop billet for the USS Julia Luckenbach, and a newspaper clipping describing successful battles fought by the 77th and 78th Divisions. Troop movements are detailed on several handwritten pages.

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Subjects
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 78th
World War, 1914-1918--France
World War, 1914-1918--France--Pictoral works
Genres
Photographs
Postcards
Scrapbooks
Languages
English

Administrative Information

Acquired
07/17/2009.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Access Notes
Due to the fragile nature of the scrapbook, handling may be limited.
Acquisition Note
Purchase.
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Preferred Citation
World War I Scrapbook, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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