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LaForest (John) First World War Correspondence
2017.160.w.r  
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  • Arrangement
  • Biographical / Historical
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Scope and Contents

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Center for American War Letters Archives
    Title: John LaForest First World War correspondence
    creator: LaForest, John
    source: Rolley, Fleurette
    Identifier/Call Number: 2017.160.w.r
    Physical Description: .08 Linear feet (1 folder)
    Date: 1918-11-27
    Abstract: This collection contains one correspondence written by serviceman John LaForest to his parents during the First World War.
    Physical Location: Leatherby Libraries, Special Collections, CAWL Archives
    Container: WWI 1
    Container: 50

    Arrangement

    This collection is arranged by material type, author, and date.

    Biographical / Historical

    John LaForest was born in Tupper Lake, NY (date unknown) and grew up in Piercefield, NY. After the First World War ended, LaForest moved back to Tupper Lake and spent the rest of his life there.

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions. For further copyright information, please contact the archivist.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Fleurette Rolley

    Preferred Citation

    [Item title, Box number, Folder number], John LaForest First World War correspondence (2017.160.w.r), Center for American War Letters Archives, Chapman University, CA.

    Scope and Contents

    This collection contains one correspondence written by serviceman John LaForest, American Expeditionary Forces, to his parents during the First World War. LaForest wrote this letter 16 days after Armistice. In the letter, LaForest wrote about traveling from Verdun to Marnay, France, the armistice being signed, and coming back home.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War, 1914-1918
    Correspondence -- World War, 1914-1918
    World War, 1914-1918 -- Homefront
    Armistice Day
    Rolley, Fleurette