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Israelski, Sidney, 1897-1986

 Person

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Documents and Photographs, 1918-1980

 Series
Identifier: B255.01
Scope and Contents This series includes documents and photographs of Sidney Israelski and the First Artillery Park (a World War I truck unit).
Dates: 1918-1980; 1918-1919

First Corps Artillery Park, Truck Unit Two During World War I, 1918-1919

 Item
Identifier: B255.01.0001.0002.00001
Overview American soldiers in the First Corps Artillery Park, Truck Unit 2, Third Army Corps of the American Expeditionary Forces posing for a group photograph in Europe. The photograph shows 26 members of the unit. Two soldiers stand near house on right side of photograph. Another soldier stands to the rear on the left side of the photograph. There are three houses behind the unit. On the back of the photograph is hand-written ''2nd row--4th from left--Syd.'' Syd refers to Sidney Israelski.
Dates: 1918-1919

History of the First Corps Artillery Park, 1918-1919, 1918-1919

 Item
Identifier: B255.01.0001.0004.00001
Overview Brief History of the First Corps Artillery Park, 1918-1919, Army of Occupation, compiled by Major Ewell C. Potts, commander of the 1st Corps Artillery Park. The history spans the years from the formation of the First Corps on January 23, 1918 to the end of occupation in Pfaffendorf, Germany on June 30, 1919. Sidney Israelski was an American soldier in the First Corps Artillery Park, Truck Unit Two, Third Army Corps of the American Expeditionary Forces.
Dates: 1918-1919

List of the First Corps Artillery Park with Addresses, 1919 July 20

 Item
Identifier: B255.01.0001.0004.00002
Overview List of members and home addresses of the First Corps Artillery Park, Truck Company No. 2 on July 20, 1919 in Brest, France. Sidney Israelski was an American soldier in the First Corps Artillery Park, Truck Unit Two, Third Army Corps of the American Expeditionary Forces. His address is listed as 549 Ogden St., Denver, Colorado.
Dates: 1919 July 20

Postcard From Germany During World War I, 1919 July 9

 Item
Identifier: B255.01.0001.0002.00002
Overview The front of the postcard shows a three-story building and a wagon. Two women are looking out of second-story windows. The translation of the German handwritten on the back of the postcard: ''To Mr. Sidney Israelski, For the pleasant memory of Germany on the banks of the beautiful Rhine, a dear enemy dedicates this picture to you. Your quarters where daily you came in and out on a daily basis from December 14, 1918 until July 13, 1919. Pfaffendorf near Coblenz on the Rhine on July, 9, 1919,...
Dates: 1919 July 9

Roster of the First Corps Artillery Park, 1919

 Item
Identifier: B255.01.0001.0004.00003
Overview Truck Company No. Two, First Corps Artillery Park roster. There is a red circle with an image inside and around the circle is an eagle and an American flag. At the top of the roster is printed: ''First C.A.P.'' Sidney Israelski was an American soldier in the First Corps Artillery Park, Truck Unit Two, Third Army Corps of the American Expeditionary Forces.
Dates: 1919

Sidney Israelski, 1975 March

 Item
Identifier: B255.01.0001.0002.00004
Overview Sidney Israelski (1897-1986) is dressed in a suit and tie. He served in the United States Army during World War I and was drafted in 1942. He was at Fort Riley for a short time during World War II before he was released from the army to work in the defense industry at Winter-Weiss Company in Denver, Colorado. Sidney Israelski worked at Winter-Weiss until he retired. He died in Denver in 1986.
Dates: 1975 March

Sidney Israelski at Fort Riley During World War II, 1942

 Item
Identifier: B255.01.0001.0002.00003
Overview Sidney Israelski, wearing an army uniform, is standing in front of a building at Fort Riley, Kansas. Sidney Israelski served in the United States Army during World War I and was drafted in 1942. He was at Fort Riley for a short time during World War II before he was released from the army to work in the defense industry at Winter-Weiss in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: 1942

Sidney Israelski Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B255
Overview

Sidney Israelski (1897-1986) was in the United States Army in both World War I and World War II. After his brief service in World War II, he went to work in the defense industry at Winter-Weiss Company in Denver, Colorado, where he worked until he retired. This collection contains photographs, documents, and World War I medals and dog tags belonging to Israelski. This collection shows the experience of a Jewish World War I soldier.

Dates: 1918-1980; Majority of material found in 1918-1919

World War I Bible with Notations, 1918-1919

 Item
Identifier: B255.01.0001.0003.00001
Overview Readings from the Holy Scriptures for Jewish Soldiers and Sailors with diary entries on the inside cover pages. Sidney Israelski was an American soldier in the First Corps Artillery Park, Truck Unit Two, Third Army Corps of the American Expeditionary Forces. The entries begin with his enlistment on January 15, 1918 and ends with Beaufort, Luxembourg on December 1, 1918. ''Compliments of Jewish Welfare Board'' and handwritten around ''Jewish'' is ''Truck Co. #2 - 1st C.A.P.''
Dates: 1918-1919