World War, 1914-1918.
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Wiley Ainsworth World War I Letters
This collection consists primarily of letters written by Wiley Ainsworth to Celia Tullos during his service in World War I. Also in the collection is a research paper written by history student, Robert Magee, documenting Ainsworth's experiences through his letters. In addition, there are photographs of Wiley and Celia Ainsworth.
AM21-031, 1919, 1941, 1945
Letter mailed to Richton, MS from Camp Merritt, NJ - from son who has left France and is headed back to Camp Shelby (1919); Camp Shelby postcard album mailed to Gary, IN (1941); Postcard in German, from Germany to POW at Prisoner of War Camp - Camp Shelby, Miss. (1945).
AM21-067, circa 1917-1918
Two postcards: “Greetings from Camp Shelby” (Hattiesburg, Miss.). Features soldier wearing World War I uniform.
1. Various primarily American 19th century newspapers.
2. Bank drafts, 19th century.
3. Receipts, insurance policies, and documents.
4. Maps of Europe.
5. Assorted pamphlets.
6. World War II-era booklets.
7. Postcards primarily of Europe.
The collection includes:
Insurance and financial documents.
World War II items and booklets.
Railroad related items.
Miscellaneous other materials.
AM89-19, circa 1850-1917
The collection includes:
Letter from Hazel Green in Wisconsin, 1850.
North Carolina and Alabama bank notes, 1860s.
Railroad ticket, 1873.
Copies of New York Herald newspaper, 1863.
German magazines from World War I.
Other miscellaneous materials.
Dr. Roy G. Bigelow Collection
Two items Dr. Roy G. Bigelow had with him during his time in France during WWI.
Lonette Bryant Cliburn Papers
The Lonette Bryant Cliburn Papers consist of early twentieth-century documents, letters, and photographs that pertain to the Henry-Rowell-Waldrup and related families of Jasper County, Mississippi. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying traditional farming in Mississippi, World War I correspondence, women’s roles in the early twentieth century, William Carey University, University of Southern Mississippi, and local Hattiesburg history.
Frederick P. Cumbus Scrapbook
John “Jack” Eckert Scrapbooks
The John “Jack” Eckert Scrapbook collection contains materials that relate to Col. John Eckert’s military service in World War I, World War II, and Korea, as well as information on other members of the Eckert family. This collection is particularly of interest to researchers studying American military history in the twentieth century.
Joseph Holden, Jr. Collection
The Joseph Holden, Jr. Collection contains photographs of Joseph Holden, Jr. during his time in France. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying World War I.
Mary B. Kimball World War I Letter
Letter written to Mary B. Kimball by a hospital librarian at Camp Shelby, Mississippi.
Pvt. James H. Little World War I Memory Book
A scrapbook compiled by Pvt. James H. Little during and after his service in the U. S. Army during World War I. Pvt. Little spent part of his tour of duty in France.
Ella Fountain Keesler Pratt Collection
This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and information about the Keesler family.
James A. Riley Collection of Mississippi Documents, Newspapers, and Letters
Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.
Rufus M. and Carolyn M. Smith World War I Collection
The collection contains postcards, photographs, books, brochures, and newsletters from World War I.
David Neal Tigert Letters
The David Neal Tigert Letters consist of approximately 200 letters written by Corp. David Neal Tigert to his parents when he served in the Korean War in the Military Police. There is also one World War I letter composed by Tigert’s father, W. D. Tigert, as well as other miscellaneous documents. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying World War I, the Korean War, and life at home in Laurel, Mississippi.
World War I Photographs
Two 3x5 black and white photographs taken in MS during WWI. One shows workmen at Camp Shelby, and the other shows Ambulance Co. No. 2 Ind., Meridian, MS, on board a train.