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World War, 1914-1918

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 88 Collections and/or Records:

Lowell Thomas Papers

Identifier: M217
Dates: Other: 1915-1980

Mela Lindsay for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-lindsay
Overview Mela Lindsay (Amelia Meisner Lindsay) was born in Russia and immigrated to the United States in 1905. She discusses her family's journey across the world. Her family moved to Kansas and she moved to Colorado in 1927 after getting married. Mela Lindsay discusses her memories of the landscape of Denver in the 1920s, living through the Great Depression, and being married to a Denver police officer. Lindsay also discusses her books: "The White Lamb" and "A Window into the Iron Curtain."
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Meryl Stewart for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-stewart_meryl
Overview Meryl Alberta Eads Stewart, born in Illinois, reminisces on her family's move to Colorado because of Meryl's asthma. Reflects on her first memories, particularly in Bennett and Littleton Colorado, of life on the prairie and of ranch life. Recalls selling vegetables to soldiers at Fort Logan and the Cherry Logan trolley. Stewart recalls moving to Denver, her father's grocery store, the snow storm in 1913, the streetcars in the city, the celebrations at the end of World War I, the reenactment of...
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Military Exercises, circa 1917

Identifier: U201.01.0120.0033.00001
Overview Black and white negative depicting a row of soliders training with firearms in an open space, with two unidentified buildings in the background, as part of military exercises at the University of Denver during World War I.
Dates: circa 1917

Military Records, 1918-1985

Identifier: B328.01.0001.0001
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection is broken into 4 sections: Military Records, 1918-1985; Tide of Toys Scrapbook, 1950-1951; Allied Study Tour to Israel and Europe, 1963; and Miscellaneous Papers and Ephemera, 1942-1986.
Dates: 1918-1985

Moses "Jack" Radinsky, circa 1914-1918

Identifier: B371.01.0001.0001
Overview Black and white 8 x 10 photograph of a man, Moses "Jack" Radinsky, in WWI dress uniform. The prop and wing collar insignia shows that he was an officer in an aviation related unit.
Dates: circa 1914-1918

New York will see it through

 Item — Box M438.0001: [U186024723939]
Identifier: M438.00007
Overview A print poster in black and red ink reads "New York will see it through. New York has Never Failed - She Will Not Fail Now. Victory Liberty Loan." On the left side of the poster is a black, white, and red drawn image of a building and train station.
Dates: Other: 1918-1919

Notes of cheer for Christmas, 1919 November 29

 Item — Box M438.0001: [U186024723939]
Identifier: M438.00009
Overview Color poster reads "Notes of Cheer for Christmas. Treasury Savings Certificates as Gifts. Government Loan Organization. Second Federal Reserve District. Form 60. 11-29-19." Image in shades of blue, orange, and brown depicts three men standing in the snow and two men are playing instruments. In the far distance is a small cabin. In the lower left corner, "Stacy H. Wood" is written in blue ink.
Dates: 1919 November 29

Oral History Interview with Bessie Toltz, 1979 August 24

Identifier: B098.04.0008.00026
Overview Topics covered: Came to Denver from Warsaw, Poland in 1922; worked in garment factory in Poland, couldn't find job in Denver, ended up working in a Jewish restaurant- Rosen's, married a cattle dealer and farmer from Longmont; Jewish farm life; moved family to Denver; memories of WWI in Poland, desperation, starvation, no contact with their father during war who had come to US in 1913.
Dates: 1979 August 24

Oral History Interview with Frank Quicksilver, 1979 July 25

Identifier: B098.04.0008.00022
Overview Topics covered: Father died when he was six; served in WWI for the Russian Army on the front line; 1920 Russian civil war starts, white army killed Jews; leaves for US paying many bribes to get out; comes through Elis Island, goes to Baltimore where uncle was and later to DC; gets TB and comes to Denver for treatment with wife and 18 mo. old child, in Denver diagnosed as asthmatic; worked in produce sales, talks about JCRS jobs; lost only son in World War II; feelings on Jewish community; early...
Dates: 1979 July 25