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box WWI 5, folder 1, folder 1

Series 1, Correspondence to Schwanke Family 1917-1919

Physical Description: .030 Linear Feet(1 folder)
Language of Material: English.

Scope and Contents

This series contains one letter and eight postcards sent to the Schwanke family during the First World War. Much of the correspondence is from or concerning Pvt. Charles Schwanke, AEF who served in France during the First World War
In one postcard from December 26th, 1918, Charles Schwanke writes to Herbert about President Woodrow Wilson eating Christmas dinner with members of the 26th Infantry Division, of which Schwanke was a member.
In another postcard, Schwanke writes to his brother about returning home from France.
There are also two postcards from Schwanke to his mother and brother announcing his safe arrival overseas.
box WWI 5, folder 2, folder 2

Series 2, Wisconsin State Guard papers 1918 May 22 - 1918 June 21

Physical Description: .025 Linear Feet(1 folder)
Language of Material: English.

Scope and Contents

This series contains papers mentioning the activities of Company G of the 7th Infantry Regiment of the Wisconsin State Guard. There is also a lyric sheet to a song.