Tag Archives: Great War

Women in War

March is Women’s History Month and Kelsey and I want to celebrate it like we did Black History Month. We hope you enjoy virtually exploring our collections featuring women over the coming weeks. Our department has a well-known, thorough holding … Continue reading

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Midterms Memories

Midterms have come and gone, and while I don’t have any traditional exams as a grad student, I’m still incredibly busy at this halfway point. My two children are in school and we just had our first ever virtual parent-teacher … Continue reading

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Love and War Part 2

Love and War introduced Lieutenant Edward Brown and his written courtship of Leila Claribel Owens. Part 1 let us peer into his mind as he poured out his love for Leila during his military service in Europe. For Part 2, we … Continue reading

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Love and War Part 1

I imagine that few people ever anticipate that their personal letters will eventually end up in a library or an archive for anyone to see. I have been processing the Edward L. Brown Archive, which consists primarily of letters between … Continue reading

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The War at Home – Tulsa in the World War

In the first week of April, 1917, the United States finally entered the World War, in response to not only of the German determination to return to unrestricted submarine warfare, but also the continual espionage against United States industry by … Continue reading

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Bert Hebbes WWI Letters archive, Coll No. 2007.017

Post by intern Tracy Ashby In 2007, the Department of Special Collections acquired a collection of letters that belonged to Bert Hebbes, a British Rifleman during the First World War. The Bert Hebbes WWI Letters archive, Coll No. 2007.017 is … Continue reading

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Alice Welford WWI photograph album and military nursing lecture journal, 1911-1918

As has been discussed before, the Alice Welford archive is available for research.  It has been recently reprocessed to take advantage of the new ArchivesSpace Archival Catalog we are now using.  Please take a look at it, if you are … Continue reading

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Some new WWI Digital Collections uploads.

As part of our ongoing efforts to make our World War I holdings available online, the Hugo “Hap” Gruenberg diary and photograph albums  have been added to our digital collections. These can be seen as a single collection at this … Continue reading

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New and Improved! World War I pamphlets collection

In our ongoing efforts to make searching our collections more user-friendly, the World War I pamphlet collection has been updated with more searchable words to make it easier to do research. Looking for something that was published by the Commission … Continue reading

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World War I Victory Gardens

Many Americans are familiar with the idea of the Second World War encouraging home ‘Victory Gardens’. These have been referenced in many films, documentaries, novels, and WWII memorabilia.  This week I learned there was quite a bit of encouragement and … Continue reading

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