Lester Lincoln World War I papers, 1918-1938 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
ID: 1/7/MSS 311
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
Predominant Dates: 1918-1919
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Scope and Contents: Collection consists of three pocket diaries, sparsely completed; induction papers; postwar medical claim correspondence; military newspaper (Trench and Camp, published by the Chicago Daily News), dated June 2, 1919; Paris map issued by American Red Cross; three military unit histories; pamphlet detailing sentry duties; War Information pamphlets; French pronunciation pamphlet; pocket French-English dictionary; Le Pantheon de la Guerre pamphlet; six souvenir snapshot photos; military papers detailing Private Lincoln to accompany his commanding officer in Occupied Germany, January 1919; an American Legion cap given to Lincoln for Christmas 1933; a blue wool World War I style cap; a paper American Legion cap printed "Green Bay 1934"; and two 89th Division insignia felt patches.