Tag Archives: WWI

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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H.M.S. Digby -WWI Era Photographs

During World War I, armed merchant cruisers of the British navy were used as a form of protection for the larger warships. This was the case for the navy vessel H.M.S. Digby which served as a commercial liner but was … Continue reading

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WWI Reconnaissance Photographs

November 11th, 2018 marks the centenary of the end of World War I. The Great War was one of the deadliest conflicts in history due to new technologies and industrial developments, with a great deal of trench warfare. It is … 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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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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1918: Pandemic exhibit now open

The University of Tulsa Department of Special Collections and University Archives has opened a new exhibit for the summer of 2018 titled 1918: Pandemic. This exhibit focuses on 1918, the final year of World War I. With American troops joining the … Continue reading

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McFarlin Fellows Dinner April 12, 2018: WWI and Institutional Memory

Last night was the final McFarlin Fellows Dinner of the school year. As my last one I will attend, it was both fun and a little bittersweet. My fellow Graduate Assistants and I invited the two new students who will … Continue reading

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World War I Stereocard Collection

This semester the Art History department offered a course titled Cultural Reactions to War in the 20th Century. The class studied painting, posters, music, poetry, prose, and films that were all created in reaction to WWI, WWII, and the Vietnam … Continue reading

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