Finding Aid for the John LaForest First World War correspondence collection 2017.160.w.r
Center for American War Letters Archives
Orange, CA 92866
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)
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
This collection is arranged by material type, author, and date.
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.
This collection is open for research.
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.
Gift of Fleurette Rolley
[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.
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