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Disabled American Veterans Gilbert Nordmann Chapter No. 6 records

 Collection
Identifier: S2256

Scope and Contents

The collection contains minutes; correspondence; materials collected at annual state conventions; publications, including news clippings, newsletters, anniversary report, and forget-me-not day publications; and membership cards.

Dates

  • 1931-1971

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 Disabled American Veterans, Gilbert W. Nordmann Chapter Number Six, was founded on February 2, 1922, and chartered by the United States Congress on February 22, 1922. Serving the Duluth, Minnesota area, the Disabled American Veterans promoted the health and welfare of disabled veterans and their dependents through legislative lobbying and fund-raising. The organization also volunteered services and raised funds for Veterans' Administration hospitals, and participated in local civic projects.

Their current purpose is to empower veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity. The organization provides free, professional assistance to veterans and their families in obtaining benefits and services earned through military service and provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and other agencies of government; represents the interests of disabled veterans, their families, their widowed spouses and their orphans before Congress, the White House and the Judicial Branch, as well as state and local government; and provides a structure through which disabled veterans can express their compassion for their fellow veterans through a variety of volunteer programs.

Gilbert W. Nordmann was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. He was a member of the United States Army 168th infantry 48th division, and went overseas in the spring of 1918. Gilbert Nordmann was killed in action while fighting with the United States forces in the Argonne forest of France on October 16, 1918

Extent

0.50 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains minutes; correspondence; materials collected at annual state conventions; publications, including news clippings, newsletters, anniversary report, and forget-me-not day publications; and membership cards.

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.

Related Materials:

NEMHC Collections S2255 Disabled American Veterans Gilbert W. Nordmann Auxiliary No. 6 records

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 Disabled American Veterans Gilbert Nordmann Chapter No. 6 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