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World War I Collection

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The Saturday Evening Post

Roster Company "I" Fifth Texas Infantry

Bolie M. Oliphant death in the line of duty certificate (American)

Liberty Bonds Advertisement

Bolie M. Oliphant death in the line of duty certificate (French)

Uncle Sam Recruitment Poster for the US Army

Fete Nationale Francaise Pamphlet

Panoramic Photograph of the Fighting 5th Regiment, US Marines, at the US Capital Washington D.C.

Panoramic Photograph of Training Cadre Co. G, 3rd Tr. Reg. Camp Pike Ark.

R.M. Croom information

Co. I - 5th Texas Infantry Photograph

Sources on the History of World War I

A Catalogue of Old, Used, Rare and Out-of-Print Books on World War I

Photograph and Invitation to a dinner honoring Lt. Col. Samuel S. Graham

Newspaper Article on 136th Infantry Division

Texas 36th Infantry Division Photograph

Fever of War: The Influenza Epidemic in the US Army During World War I by Carol R. Byerly

3rd Division Meuse-Argonne Offensive: Daily Positions of Front Line as of 24 Hours

Armistice Day Program from Sam Houston State Teachers College

Armistice Day Program

Doughboy Souvenir Postcards



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World War I Collection, 1909-2005 | SHSU Special Collections & University Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: World War I Collection, 1909-2005Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1917-1919

Extent: 71.0 Items

Arrangement: The items in the World War I Collection are arranged for display in case 31 in the Thomason Room.

Subjects: Armistice Day, Texas. National Guard. Infantry Regiment, 5th, United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 143rd, United States. Marine Corps. Marine Regiment, 5th, World War, 1914-1918

Forms of Material: Croom, R. M. - Correspondence, Soldiers - Pictorial works, World War, 1914-1918 - United States - Propaganda - Pictorial works

Languages: English, French

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The World War I Collection (1909-2005; 71 items) consists of materials and ephemera on display relating to Texas and the United States during World War I.  The items in the World War I collection include soldier sketches by John W. Thomason, photographs and certificates owned by Walker County residents, United States bonds, recruitment advertisements and souvenir postcards.

Subject/Index Terms

Armistice Day
Texas. National Guard. Infantry Regiment, 5th
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 143rd
United States. Marine Corps. Marine Regiment, 5th
World War, 1914-1918

Administrative Information

Repository: SHSU Special Collections & University Archives

Use Restrictions:

The materials represented in this finding aid have been made available for research, teaching and private use. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) these items without prior permission on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies.

Please contact the Newton Gresham Library's Special Collections and University Archives department to request permissions to reproduce materials for any other purpose, or to obtain information regarding the copyright status of a particular digital image, text, audio or video recording.

Preferred Citation: World War I Collection. Thomason Special Collections, Newton Gresham Library, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas.


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[Item 1: The Saturday Evening Post, 1918 August 31],
[Item 2: Roster Company "I" Fifth Texas Infantry, October 1917],
[Item 3: Bolie M. Oliphant death in the line of duty certificate (American), circa 1917],
[Item 4: Liberty Bonds Advertisement, 1918 September 29],
[Item 5: Bolie M. Oliphant death in the line of duty certificate (French), 1914-1919],
[Item 6: Uncle Sam Recruitment Poster for the US Army, 1967],
[Item 7: Fete Nationale Francaise Pamphlet, 1918],
[Item 8: Panoramic Photograph of the Fighting 5th Regiment, US Marines, at the US Capital Washington D.C., 1919 August 12],
[Item 9: Panoramic Photograph of Training Cadre Co. G, 3rd Tr. Reg. Camp Pike Ark., 1918 November 19],
[Item 10: R.M. Croom information, 1909-1918],
[Item 11: Co. I - 5th Texas Infantry Photograph, 1917 October],
[Item 12: Sources on the History of World War I, circa 1993],
[Item 13: A Catalogue of Old, Used, Rare and Out-of-Print Books on World War I, circa 2000],
[Item 14: Photograph and Invitation to a dinner honoring Lt. Col. Samuel S. Graham, no date],
[Item 15: Newspaper Article on 136th Infantry Division, 1993 May 2],
[Item 16: Texas 36th Infantry Division Photograph, no date],
[Item 17: Fever of War: The Influenza Epidemic in the US Army During World War I by Carol R. Byerly, 2005],
[Item 18: 3rd Division Meuse-Argonne Offensive: Daily Positions of Front Line as of 24 Hours, no date],
[Item 19: Armistice Day Program from Sam Houston State Teachers College, 1924 November 11],
[Item 20: Armistice Day Program, 1920 November 11],
[Item 21-71: Doughboy Souvenir Postcards, circa 1918],
[All]

Item 7: Fete Nationale Francaise Pamphlet, 1918Add to your cart.
Small Pamphlet, French tribute to the US Army
Originals or Copies Note: Original

Browse by Item:

[Item 1: The Saturday Evening Post, 1918 August 31],
[Item 2: Roster Company "I" Fifth Texas Infantry, October 1917],
[Item 3: Bolie M. Oliphant death in the line of duty certificate (American), circa 1917],
[Item 4: Liberty Bonds Advertisement, 1918 September 29],
[Item 5: Bolie M. Oliphant death in the line of duty certificate (French), 1914-1919],
[Item 6: Uncle Sam Recruitment Poster for the US Army, 1967],
[Item 7: Fete Nationale Francaise Pamphlet, 1918],
[Item 8: Panoramic Photograph of the Fighting 5th Regiment, US Marines, at the US Capital Washington D.C., 1919 August 12],
[Item 9: Panoramic Photograph of Training Cadre Co. G, 3rd Tr. Reg. Camp Pike Ark., 1918 November 19],
[Item 10: R.M. Croom information, 1909-1918],
[Item 11: Co. I - 5th Texas Infantry Photograph, 1917 October],
[Item 12: Sources on the History of World War I, circa 1993],
[Item 13: A Catalogue of Old, Used, Rare and Out-of-Print Books on World War I, circa 2000],
[Item 14: Photograph and Invitation to a dinner honoring Lt. Col. Samuel S. Graham, no date],
[Item 15: Newspaper Article on 136th Infantry Division, 1993 May 2],
[Item 16: Texas 36th Infantry Division Photograph, no date],
[Item 17: Fever of War: The Influenza Epidemic in the US Army During World War I by Carol R. Byerly, 2005],
[Item 18: 3rd Division Meuse-Argonne Offensive: Daily Positions of Front Line as of 24 Hours, no date],
[Item 19: Armistice Day Program from Sam Houston State Teachers College, 1924 November 11],
[Item 20: Armistice Day Program, 1920 November 11],
[Item 21-71: Doughboy Souvenir Postcards, circa 1918],
[All]


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