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Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Chester McKay First World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWI 5, Folder: 5-10
Identifier: 2017-150-w-r

This collection contains 27 letters to Private Chester McKay, who served overseas with the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe at the end of World War I. Most of the letters were written by his wife, Hilda McKay. The collection also includes letters written to Chester McKay by other family members. In addition to the letters, there are nine photographs, several blank postcards, and other documents.

Dates: 1918 - 1922

Schwanke family First World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWI 5, Folder: 1-2, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: 2017-108-w-r

This collection contains correspondence written by several authors to the Schwanke family during the First World War. Much of the correspondence is from or concerning Pvt. Charles Schwanke, USA, who served with the 104th Infantry Regiment of the 26th Infantry Division.

Dates: 1917 December 4 - 1919 April 10

Series 1, Correspondence from Hilda McKay to Chester McKay, 1918 October 26 - 1919 May 31

 Series — Box WWI 5, Folder: 1-2 of 6
Scope and Contents This series contains 14 letters written to Army Private Chester McKay from his wife, Hilda, who lived in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania. The correspondence was written at the end of World War I while Chester was serving overseas. He was sent over at the very end of the war. The correspondence describes activities on the homefront to mark the end of the war and Hilda frequently relays news reports of soldiers returning home.A November 23, 1918 letter mentions a parade in...
Dates: 1918 October 26 - 1919 May 31