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110th Sanitary Train, camped in Wichita Mountains, Oklahoma

110th Sanitary Train, camped in Wichita Mountains, Oklahoma
Date: February 07, 1918
This panoramic photograph shows the 110th Sanitary Train, 35th Division, camped in the Wichita Mountains in southwestern Oklahoma. It shows soldiers, wagons and tents, with the mountains in the background. The 110th Sanitary Train had a field hospital and a field ambulance section. The 35th Infantry Division was formed, initially, with Kansas and Missouri National Guard units in response to the need for soldiers in World War I.


353rd Infantry at Camp Funston, Kansas

353rd Infantry at Camp Funston, Kansas
Creator: Powell, Eyre
Date: 1918
This is a photograph showing the Red Cross practicing with members of the 353rd Infantry at Camp Funston, Kansas. Camp Funston was located on the Fort Riley military reservation near Junction City, Kansas. The facility, named after Brigadier General Frederick Funston, was the largest of 16 divisional cantonment training camps built during World War I to house and train soldiers for military duty.


800 block of Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas

800 block of Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas
Date: May 20, 1918
This black and white photograph shows the businesses along the 800 block of Kansas Avenue in Topeka, Kansas.


A. J. Dyck to Arthur Capper

A. J. Dyck to Arthur Capper
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: April 23, 1918
Reverend A. J. Dyck of the Hoffnungsau Mennonite Church, Inman, Kansas, wrote this letter to Governor Arthur Capper of Topeka, Kansas, concerning the Third Liberty Loan drive and its impact on the German American community. Dyck explains that the members of his church have bought more than the amount of Liberty Loans required by the established quota in order to prove their loyalty and avoid harassment by "mobs." In addition, Dyck asks Capper if it would be acceptable for members of his church to donate to the Red Cross rather than providing money to support the war effort.


Aaron A. Platner, World War I soldier

Aaron A. Platner, World War I soldier
Date: 1918-1921
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Aaron A. Platner. Aaron died in late 1918 from wounds he received in the Battle of the Argonne.


Aaron Louis Piepenburg, World War I soldier

Aaron Louis Piepenburg, World War I soldier
Date: 1918
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Aaron Louis Piepenburg, 139th Field Hospital, 110th Sanitary Train, 35th Division.


Abner Daniel Stippich

Abner Daniel Stippich
Date: Between 1917 and 1919
A photograph of Abner Daniel Stippich in uniform during World War 1.


Adelbert R. Treadway, World War I soldier

Adelbert R. Treadway, World War I soldier
Creator: Treadway, Adelbert R.
Date: 1918-1919
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Adelbert R. Treadway, Company A, 314th Field Signal Battalion, 89th Division.


Adrian H. Lindsey and an unidentified soldier at Camp Funston, Kansas

Adrian H. Lindsey and an unidentified soldier at Camp Funston, Kansas
Date: Between 1917 and 1919
This is a photograph showing Adrian H. Lindsey and an unidentified soldier at Camp Funston in Kansas.


Adrian Hobart Lindsey

Adrian Hobart Lindsey
Date: Between 1917 and 1919
This is a photograph showing Adrian H. Lindsey dressed in his World War I uniform and military papers including his discharge paper and military record. He was a First Lieutenant in Battery B, 342nd Field Artillery.


Adrian Hobert Lindsey with a group of World War I soldiers

Adrian Hobert Lindsey with a group of World War I soldiers
Date: Between 1917 and 1919
This is a photograph showing Adrian Hobert Lindsey, second from right, with a group of unidentified World War I soldiers. Lindsey was a First Lieutenant in Battery B, 342nd Field Artillery.


Aeroplane stabilizing mechanism

Aeroplane stabilizing mechanism
Date: November 11, 1919
This patent drawing and description depicts and describes Frank Dove's Aeroplance Stabilizing Mechanism. Dove, a resident of Topeka, Kansas, who worked with Albin Longren, applied for the patent on February 6, 1918, and the patent itself was issued on November 11, 1919. Dove's mechanism provided increased control and helped stabilize airplanes in flight.


Aged German is given 48 hours to leave city!

Aged German is given 48 hours to leave city!
Creator: Topeka Journal
Date: February 19, 1918
This article published in the Topeka Journal covers the story of Daniel Klege. Klege, a 75 year old resident of Topeka, Kansas, and veteran of the Civil War, was ordered to leave Topeka until the end of the war with Germany because he had never registered to become a naturalized U.S. citizen.


Albert Dewey Baughman, World War I soldier

Albert Dewey Baughman, World War I soldier
Date: 1918
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Albert Dewey Baughman, 27th Aero Squadron. Baughman died in France on August 29, 1918 from injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident.


Albert Edward Bodmer, World War I soldier

Albert Edward Bodmer, World War I soldier
Date: Between 1918 and 1921
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Albert Edward Bodmer, 353rd Infantry. Albert was wounded in France on November 6, 1918 and died on November 10 from those injuries.


Albert F. Beskow, World War I soldier

Albert F. Beskow, World War I soldier
Date: 1918
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Albert F. Beskow, Company E, 353rd Infantry, transferred to Company K, 7th Infantry. Albert was killed in action on July 23, 1918.


Albert Green, World War I soldier

Albert Green, World War I soldier
Date: 1918
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Albert J. Green. Green died on October 11, 1918 from influenza while at home on furlough.


Albert Nelson, World War I soldier

Albert Nelson, World War I soldier
Creator: Nelson, Albert
Date: 1918-1919
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Albert Nelson, 353rd Infantry, Machine Gun Company, 89th Division.


Albert R. Chancellor, World War I soldier

Albert R. Chancellor, World War I soldier
Date: 1918-1919
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Albert R. Chancellor, Company D, Camp Kearny, California.


Alexander Heaton Case, World War I soldier

Alexander Heaton Case, World War I soldier
Date: 1918-1920
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Alexander Heaton Case, Company D, 137th Infantry.


Alexander R. Bell, World War I soldier

Alexander R. Bell, World War I soldier
Creator: Bell, Alexander R.
Date: 1918-1919
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Alexander R. Bell, Company A, 110th Engineers, 35th Division.


Alfred Baker Carpenter, World War I soldier

Alfred Baker Carpenter, World War I soldier
Date: 1918-1919
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Alfred Baker Carpenter, Headquarters Company, 75th Coast Artillery. Carpenter died from influenza on October 15, 1918, in Brest, France. Carpenter was born in Oswego, Kansas, on March 7, 1893. He grew up there and returned to Oswego after graduating from Highland Park College, Des Moines, Iowa, with a degree in electrical and mechanical engineering.


Alfred Mossman Landon

Alfred Mossman Landon
Date: 1918
This is an image of First Lieutenant Alfred Mossman Landon, 1887-1987, dressed in military uniform. He served in the United States Army Chemical Warfare Service.


Alfred Plummer, World War I soldier

Alfred Plummer, World War I soldier
Date: 1918-1919
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Alfred Plummer. Alfred died of pneumonia on December 8, 1918 at Fort Ethan Allen, Vermont.


Algie McKinney, World War I soldier

Algie McKinney, World War I soldier
Date: 1918-1919
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Algie McKinney, Company 32, 164th Depot Brigade. McKinney died on October 30, 1918.


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