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World War I Collection, 1916-2012

Collection Overview

Title: World War I Collection, 1916-2012

ID: COLL/478

Extent: 1.0 Box

Arrangement: Folder level description


Subject collection of materials detailing the First World War. The collection includes eighty-six censored postcards; letters; clippings; an issue of The Cleveland News; and pamphlets entitled “Naar de Fransche Loopgraven en de Verwoeste Streken Achter de Gevechtslinie” and “Die Mache im Weltwahn.” [See also the Campus Titles Database.]

Box and Folder Listing

Series 1
Box 1
Folder 1: The Cleveland News --- 1918
Folder 2: Postcards, John Kobes --- 1918-1919
[86 postcards - censored]
Folder 3: John Kobes postcards, numbered and transcribed by Janet Sheeres --- 2012
Folder 4: John Kobes biographical information
Folder 5: Letter, Hendrik Holstege --- 1919, 1986
Folder 6: Pamphlet, Naar de Fransche Loopgraven en de Verwoeste Streken Achter de Gevechtslinie --- 1916
[HERH D521 .K766 1916]
Folder 7: Letters to Sherman Street CRC (Grand Rapids, MI) from Joe Nieboer at Camp Custer, MI --- 1917
Folder 8: Clippings re: WWI --- 1967
Folder 9: Pamphlet, Die Mache Im Weltwahn für Echten Frieden: Propaganda und Wahrheit, F Avenarius --- undated
Folder 10
Item 1: "World War I: List of Drafted Men," Holland City News --- July 26, 1917
Item 2: Alphabetized list --- 2010
Folder 11: Photograph, "Peace-day 1918 Grand Rapids, Michigan"