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World War I, 1914-1918

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Jannotta Family Collection

Identifier: AV-01-05-Jannotta
Abstract Chicago, Illinois, family including particularly Stella Skiff Jannotta (1867-1954) – suffragist, eugenicist, humanist, genealogist, and writer; her husband Alfredo Antonio Jannotta (1843-1913) – Italian born composer and conductor who ran voice culture schools in several American cities; and their oldest son, A. Vernon (1894-1972) – World War I veteran who commanded amphibious forces in the South and Southwest Pacific during World War II, attained rank of Rear Admiral, and became an executive...
Dates: 1894 - 1972

John C. Blood Papers

Identifier: BC62
Abstract Born in 1893, John Cabot Blood was a landowner and lumber businessman from Grayville and Mt. Carmel, Illinois. The collection includes correspondence, cash receipts and disbursements, farm scale books, farm and lumber accounts, notes, tax records, and other financial records documenting Blood’s management of family farm lands in Illinois and Indiana and his involvement in the Blood Lumber Company.
Dates: Created: 1877-1967; Other: Majority of material found in 1920-1954; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1977

Louis Aubert letter

 Collection — Box 3
Identifier: MS-SC50
Scope and Contents Louis Aubert was a member of the French High Commission to the United States, a diplomatic delegation to foster the alliance between the two nations after the United States entered the First World War in 1917.Consists of one letter written by Aubert from Paris to Jessie Palmer Weber of the Illinois State Historical Library in 1921. Aubert thanks Weber for sending a report of the Illinois Centennial Commission and recalls when he addressed the Illinois Centennial Celebration in 1918....
Dates: Created: 1921

Oversize Board Broadsides

Identifier: AV-01-09-OZB
Dates: Created: 2021-03-31

Sangamon County, Illinois Selective Service Board membership oaths

 Collection — Box 77
Identifier: MS-SC1338
Scope and Contents Oaths of those appointed legal advisors for Springfield Local Board 1 and 2 and other persons performing duties in the administration of the Selective Service Law, 1917-1918. Each is signed and dated by the appointee and a notary public.
Dates: Created: 1917 - 1918

Springfield Loyal League (Springfield, Illinois) records

 Collection — Box 84
Identifier: MS-SC1463
Scope and Contents Correspondence includes that regarding name change, blood drives, July 4th celebration and commemorative tablet placed in honor of WWI Veterans. Also includes letters and news article re: monetary surplus and its use for either a theatre, swimming pool or contribution to veterans in need. League bank books. List of contributors to the welcome home fund. Pamphlets re: the League and its work, welcome home celebration and patriotic songs. Several programs for plays at the Chatterton Opera House...
Dates: Created: 1917 - 1933

Subject Oversize Collection

Identifier: AV-01-002-OzBsmt
Scope and Contents The collection is arranged by subject matter.
Dates: 1761 - 2005

Sullivan-Freehill Family Papers

 Collection — Oversize_drawer 56
Identifier: 02-02-149
Abstract Includes correspondence, census records, personal papers, legal documents, and certificates for births, deaths, marriages, baptisms. Spanning several generations of the Sullivan Family.
Dates: Created: 1828 - 1974