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American Legion Auxiliary Unit 517, 125th Field Artillery Auxiliary records

 Collection
Identifier: S2383

Scope and Contents

This  collection includes:  unit constitution, newsletters, applications for membership, Emergency Service Questionnaire, citations, Unit History, minutes, newspaper clippings, blue books, financial records, correspondence, manual of ceremonies, annual reports, poppy booklet, unit plays, historical pageant poster, two early photographs of the bugle corps, and membership records.  It also contains finance records, membership records, minutes, correspondence and newspaper clippings for MOM's (Mothers of Men in Action), a club which grew from the Auxiliary.

Dates

  • 1920-1978

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Kathryn A. Martin Library, Archives and Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

The 125th Field Artillery Auxiliary was an organization of wives, sisters, and daughters of any man in the service of our country. They met nine times a year. Most of their activities centered on serving the veteran and promoting Americanism. These activities included hospital visits, luncheons, and poppy sales.

Extent

1.75 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This  collection includes:  unit constitution, newsletters, applications for membership, Emergency Service Questionnaire, citations, Unit History, minutes, newspaper clippings, blue books, financial records, correspondence, manual of ceremonies, annual reports, poppy booklet, unit plays, historical pageant poster, two early photographs of the bugle corps, and membership records.  It also contains finance records, membership records, minutes, correspondence and newspaper clippings for MOM's (Mothers of Men in Action), a club which grew from the Auxiliary.

Physical Location

This collection is located at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives. For more information about this collection or to make an appointment, contact us at libarchives@d.umn.edu or 218-726-8526.

General

This collection is part of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections, which are housed in the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives at the Kathryn A. Martin Library, and are on permanent loan from the St. Louis County Historical Society.
Title
Guide to the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 517, 125th Field Artillery Auxiliary records
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Staff.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Collecting Area Details

Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001
(218) 726-8526