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A scrapbook created by John H. Plumb containing photographs documenting Plumb's training and service in World War I, taken mostly between November 6, 1917 to July 3, 1919. The scrapbook is entitled "Some Great Events of the Great War." It contains pictures of aviation and flights in Kansas as early as 1911, including Plumb's first plane ride in 1915. It also includes Plumb's medals earned at La Marne, France, and at the Battle of St. Mihiel in 1918. The bulk of the photographs document Plumb's training in the United States, departure from New York, arrival and activities in Sheffield, England, and service in France. Also included are photographs of naval battles and factory scenes manufacturing weapons. The photographs are arranged chronologically by event.
Creator: Plumb, John H.
Item Number: 45382
Call Number: 2005-128.01
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 45382
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1910s
Military - Equipment
Military - Facilities
Military - Wars - World War I
Military - Weapons
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Newspaper - clipping
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Postcard
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Scrapbook
Places - International - England
Places - International - France
Thematic Time Period - World War I, 1914-1919
Type of Material - Newspapers - Clippings
Type of Material - Photographs
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Postcard
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Scrapbooks