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World War, 1914-1918

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Finley Orson Gose Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M455
Overview This collection consists of a commencement program and a photograph of Dr. Finley Orson Gose.

Harry Pells Papers

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Identifier: B328
Overview Harry Pells was Jewish businessman in Denver, CO. He owned and operated an insurance agency and was an active marine. Harry Pells enlisted in the Army in both WWI and WWII. He was later involved in veterans’ organizations, such as the Jewish War Veterans and the American Legion where he organized a toy drive that sent over 50,000 toys to Europe. Collection contains personal papers, news clippings, pamphlets and, a newsletter related to Harry Pells from 1918 through 1986.

Sidney Israelski Papers

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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.

Spivak Letters, National Library of Israel

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Identifier: B375
Overview Dr. Charles Spivak was born in Russia in 1861 and died in Denver, Colorado in 1927. He arrived in New York City in 1882 and graduated from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1893, Charles Spivak married Jennie Charsky and they had three children: David, Deena, and Ruth. Jennie Charsky was born in Russia in 1871 and briefly studied law at Cornell before graduating from the University of Denver. Because of Jennie's poor health the Spivaks moved to Denver in 1886. Dr....

University Archives Collection on World War I, World War II and the Korean War

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Identifier: U198
Overview This is an artificial collection containing material relating to the University of Denver experience during World War I, World War II and the Korean War. The University of Denver was involved in training both soldiers and technical support during the Wars and participated in retraining programs between and after the wars. The University also had a Reserve Officers Training Corps on campus during World War II and the Korean War. The collection contains the administrative records of the...

World War I Posters Collection

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Identifier: M438
Overview A collection of World War I posters advertising Liberty bonds and loans, as well as U.S. Government War Saving Stamps (W.S.S.) and Treasury savings certificates. Collection contains prints and lithographs from roughly 1918-1919. These posters would have been seen by the public on building exteriors and city streets, in office buildings and postal centers, even in schools. The posters introduced the idea of investing in government issued financial securities to many citizens for the first time.