Skip to main content

World War I

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

American Red Cross, Northland Chapter records

Identifier: S3006
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, reference materials, photographs, and Red Cross publications. Most of the material originated from the chapter's World War I activities, and reflects the relief programs in effect during that war.
Dates: 1915-1963

Arrowhead Servicemen's Last Man's Club records

Identifier: S2460
Abstract The records consist of the history and activity of the Coast Artillery Corps, biographical and obituary information and notices of members, clippings, photographs, and annual meeting notices and bulletins.
Dates: 1917-1982

Alison Brown scrapbook

Identifier: S3146
Abstract The collection consists of one scrapbook containing correspondence including thank you and business letters received and sent, circa 1917–1946, news clippings of poems by and articles about Alison Brown, and one photograph of Brown.
Dates: 1917-1946

Archie Brown papers

Identifier: S6038
Abstract The collection consists of a diary written from Friday, February 28, 1919 to May 18, 1919. Brown was in France from June 27, 1918, but the diary only covers his time in France from February 28, 1919 to April 19, 1919. He left France April 19, 1919.
Dates: 1917 December 12-1919 May 23

Frank Casey letters

Identifier: S3691
Abstract The collection consists of two letters written by Frank Casey to his sister, Jenny, of Duluth, while he was in the U.S. Army in England and France during World War I.
Dates: 1918

Duluth Barracks No. 2788

Identifier: S4546
Abstract The records contain an alphabetical list of 59 members of Veterans of WWI from 1963, an application for charter with 22 signatures, and four letters seeking a charter and stating the group had ceased operations.
Dates: 1961-1993; Majority of material found in 1962, 1963, 1993

Gelineau family papers

Identifier: S4598
Abstract The collection consists of family papers, photos, a genealogical chart (1981), and documents of John and Steve (WWI veteran) Gelineau. Photos include a portrait of Rebecca, Steve’s mother; a portrait of Steve; a family portrait ca. 1895; and photos of Steve in the military.
Dates: 1890-1981

Great Lakes Naval Training photographs

Identifier: S4520
Abstract The collection consists of three 8x10 (broken at the folds), black and white photographs of Duluth men who served in the Great Lakes Naval Training program in WWI.
Dates: 1918, 1940s

Hearding family papers

Identifier: S3672
Abstract The collection consists of two diaries belonging to William H., correspondence files of John H. Sr. dating from World War I and II concerning the war effort and war related experiences. 
Dates: 1861-1977

Henry A. House papers

Identifier: S4534
Abstract The papers document the WWI facts of Captain House's military service, prisoner of war experience, and his return to civilian life.
Dates: 1915-1919

Richard H. Hudelson labor history research collection

Identifier: S6143
Abstract The collections contains research materials compiled to write Dr. Hudelson's book published by the University of Minnesota Press in 2006 titled By the Ore Docks: A Working People’s History of Duluth.
Dates: 1880-2006; Majority of material found in 1883-1978

Wilfred Louis Johnston papers

Identifier: S6000
Abstract Collection includes: papers; post cards; poem; diary; photograph of Sgt. Wilfred Louis Johnston; Eveleth, MN; WWI Letters 1917-1919.
Dates: 1917-1919

Donald Klaber oral history interviews

Identifier: S6009
Abstract The collection consists of interviews by Professor Richard Hudelson, Ph. D. of Donald Klaber on July 22, 1999 and March 2000.
Dates: 1999-2000; Majority of material found in 1999, 2000

Margaret MacArthur papers

Identifier: S4587
Abstract The collection consists of letters and memorabilia from Miss MacArthur's service as a nurse during World War I.
Dates: 1918

McDougall-Duluth Shipbuilding Company records

Identifier: S4550
Abstract The collection consists of one record of the McDougall-Duluth Shipbuilding Company.
Dates: 1919-1920

John R. Meining papers

Identifier: S3127
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, business letters and greeting cards, 1895–1928, news clippings of obituaries and biographical articles, 1914–1953, copies of biographical newspaper clippings (photocopies from one of the scrapbooks, 1910–1926), photographs of Meining with unidentified men boating and at a cabin, as well as portraits, 1894–1922. Family/Duluth and area scrapbook, 1894-1928, contains news clippings largely of obituaries and biographical articles of area people, 1894–1928.
Dates: 1894-1947

Minnesota War Records Commission, St. Louis County Branch records

Identifier: S3005
Abstract The collection contains draft and service records, correspondence, news clippings, scrapbooks, prepared written histories, minutes, reports, photographs, publications, and war posters.
Dates: 1908-1928

Worthington S. Telford papers

Identifier: S3604
Abstract The collection contains Telford’s correspondence concerning his work as the local chairman of the Military Training Camps Association and as Acting Assistant Recruiting Agent for the Officer’s Training Camps.
Dates: 1917-1922

Frank C. Tenney family papers

Identifier: S3603
Abstract The collection contains William Tenney's scrapbook, appointment to act as a lawful attorney for others, and an invitation, Frank’s card of recognition from the Red Cross, Verdun Medal, and letters concerning a portrait plate and publication of a portrait.
Dates: 1851-1967

Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A. Duluth Barracks No. 2788 charter

Identifier: S6070
Abstract The collection consists of one document, the Charter, of the Duluth Barracks No. 2788, signed by National Headquarter's National Commander and National Adjutant on recommendation of the National Board of Administration February 5, 1962. The Charter contains a typed list of 59 members' names and two additional names added by hand.
Dates: 1962 February 5

Welcome Home My Soldier Sammy Boy sheet music

Identifier: S6014
Abstract The collection consists of one World War I composition described as Song and Fox-Trot, titled Welcome Home My Soldier Sammy Boy lyric by written by Duluthian Marvin Oreck and music by Duluthian Samuel J. Segal.
Dates: 1919