Finding Aid for the John LaForest First World War correspondence 2017.160.w.r
Center for American War Letters Archives
Orange, CA 92866
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 November 27
Abstract: This collection contains one correspondence written by John LaForest, American Expeditionary Forces, to his parents during the First World War.
Language of Material: English .
Container: WWI 3
This collection is open for research.
Gift of Fleurette Rolley
This collection is arranged chronologically.
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.
[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.
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This collection contains one correspondence written by John LaForest (Rank Unknown), 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.
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Subjects and Indexing Terms
World War (1914-1918)
Correspondence -- World War, 1914-1918
World War (1914-1918) -- Homefront