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World War, 1914-1918 -- Communications

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Madeleine L'Engle papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00801
Abstract Madeleine L’Engle, was an author of children’s stories, plays, poetry, fiction, religious tracts, autobiographies, and science fiction, best known for her children’s classic A Wrinkle in Time. This collection includes her personal and professional papers, including manuscripts and drafts of her writings. The collection also includes the papers of Madeliene L'Engle's family members, including her parents and grandparets, the Barnetts and Camps, and her...
Dates of Materials: 1788 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1900 - 2007

World War I: Patriotic League and homefront activities, circa 1914-1920

 File — Box 1036: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387826], Folder: 3-5
Scope and Contents

Photographs of women participating in Patriotic League and homefront activities in support of World War I war work efforts. Patriotic League activities include women knitting, sewing, collecting goods, making candles, and supporting stationed men. Additional photographed activities include a automobile repair class in Lynchburg, Virginia and instruction in wireless communications. Wireless class photographs depict women learning how to use a wireless in addition to women instructing men.

Dates of Materials: circa 1914-1920

World War I: Signal Corps, circa 1914-1920

 File — Box 1036: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387826], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

Posed group and candid photographs of women Signal Corps members and trainees. Captioned photographs indicate that women were trained at YWCA of the USA facilities, housed at YWCA's as they came through New York, and housed at American YWCA hostels in France.

Dates of Materials: circa 1914-1920