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    • Davies, G. Kenneth

    • World War I;
    • G. Kenneth Davies, talks about his experiences during World War I in the U.S. Marine Corps, his time after the war, and his opinion of the Veterans of World War I organization. He was very young at the beginning of the war and snuck into the army...
    • Akin, Ray B.

    • World War I; World War II; Military organizations; Coaches (Athletics)
    • Dr. Bobby H. Johnson interview with Ray B. Akin discusses his military service and involvement with the Veterans of World War I and the history of the organization. The interview took place in Ft. Worth, Texas.
    • Burgess, Cicaro A.

    • World War I; World War II; Hospitals; Depressions; Military training;
    • Dr. Bobby H. Johnson interview with C. A. Burgess discusses Army training during World War I, work experiences in Europe, and his work in a Veterans' Administration hospital. The interview took place in Nacogdoches, Texas.
    • Hallock, Mary E.

    • World War I; Nurses; Influenza; Pneumonia; Tuberculosis
    • Dr. Bobby H. Johnson interview with Mary E. Hallock discusses education for nurses, her experiences as a nurse during World War I, and her interest in the Veterans of World War I organization. The interview was conducted in Ft. Worth, Texas.
    • Pettey, Jess

    • Railroads; Railroad travel; World War I; Military personnel; Military training; Military uniforms; Military life; Military facilities; Military cookery; Military camps; Trench warfare
    • Experiences as a draftee during World War I and as an electrician in Nacogdoches and East Texas after the war. Discusses organization and accomplishments of the Nacogdoches County World War I veterans association.
    • Gray, Annie J.

    • World War I; Military service; Telephone operators;
    • Dr. Bobby Johnson interview with Annie J. Gray includes experiences of a woman in the army during World War I. They discuss her activities as a telephone operator in the United States Signal Corps stationed in France. It briefly touches on the...
    • Sam H. Kerr Jr. World War I Scrapbook

    • World War I; Transportation; Military personnel; Military uniforms; Military vehicles; Motorcycles; Tractors; Cathedrals; Carts & wagons; Certificates; Trucks;
    • Photographs taken by Sam Hefling Kerr Jr. who served as a truck driver for the military in France during World War I. These photographs show various modes of transportation used during the war, including motorcycles, which allowed individuals to...
    • Fore, Everett

    • Veterans; World War I; Military cookery; Military life; Military service; Military training;
    • Experiences during World War I as a sailor aboard the Arizona and while stationed in France. Discusses enlistment and training, daily routines on the Arizona, duties as a mess cook, and membership in veterans’ organizations.
    • Grimes, McNeil

    • Depressions; World War I; World War II; Agriculture; Cotton; Farmers; Cotton gins; Farming
    • Dr. Bobby H. Johnson interview with McNeil Grimes talks about life in the early 20th century in rural East Texas. Effects of the Great Depression on the area are discussed. The interview took place in Nacogdoches, Texas.
    • Burton, George

    • World War I; Education; Military camps; Military cookery; Military discharges; Military facilities; Military exchanges; Military life;Military uniforms; Roads; Travel; Pharmacists;
    • Experiences as a quartermaster during World War I and as a pharmacist and commercial traveler in East Texas, ca. 1930's and 1940's. Discusses the growth of Nacogdoches and Stephen F. Austin State College.
    • For Home and Country, 1918

    • Propaganda; World War I; War bonds & funds; War posters; Soldiers; Family
    • World War I propaganda poster urging Americans to buy Victory Liberty Loans. The poster, designed by artist Alfred Everitt Orr, portrays a soldier in uniform holding his son and embracing his wife. Posters like this were used to promote and finance...
    • Thomas Letters, April 7, 1917

    • Interpersonal relations; Universities & colleges; Teachers; World War I; Military training; Students; Studying; Social life; Courtship;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Albert received a letter from Lera that morning. He explains to her that all the news is posted for the students on a bulletin board and it is up to the students to stay informed. That morning as he was...
    • Thomas Letters, February 20, 1918

    • Interpersonal relations; Universities & colleges; Students; Studying; Social life; Dance parties; World War I; Weddings; Courtship;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Albert apologizes for the mail schedule because it takes a long time for Lera to get letters. He discuses war weddings during World War I. He figures that Lera does not feel the same way that he does about...


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