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Mack E. Franklin First World War correspondence

 Collection — Box: WWI 1, Folder: 8, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2014-016-w-rd

Content Description

This collection is available online in Chapman University's Digital Commons: https://digitalcommons.chapman.edu/mfranklin_collection/

This collection contains correspondence from Private Mack E. Franklin, United States Army to Laura Stanley, his friend's cousin's wife, during the First World War. In some of his letters, written while in the U. S. Army, Pvt. Franklin wrote about a riot between blacks and whites in Washington D.C. (July 22, 1919) and a patrol around the Mexican border looking for bandits (August 6, 1919).

Mack E. Franklin was friends with Albert Parsons (collection 2014.015.w.r).

Dates

  • 1919-02 - 1919-08

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.

Extent

0.025 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection contains correspondence from Pvt. Mack E. Franklin, USA to Laura Stanley, his friend's cousin's wife, during the First World War. Of particular note are letters pertaining to racial tensions.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Eleanor J. Scribner
Title
Finding Aid for Mack E. Franklin First World War correspondence
Status
Completed
Author
Lauren Menges
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Contact:
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States