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Honey (John Kohnen) papers
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Personal Papers 1917-1919

Scope and Contents

Contains military papers, letters, diaries, and newspaper clippings related to the American Field Service from 1917-1919. As an enlisted soldier assigned to the American Ambulance Service, Honey described the conditions of war in letters to family members and personal diaries. Pieces of the diaries have been typed out. Articles about Honey's service were published in several issues of the Gresham Outlook, a hometown newspaper from Gresham, Oregon.
box 1, folder 1

Military papers 1917-1919

box 1, folder 2

Diaries 1917-1919

box 1, folder 3

Typed diary 1917-1919

box 1, folder 4

Correspondence, 1917-1918

box 1, folder 5

Newspaper clippings 1917-1918


Photographs and postcards 1917-1919

Scope and Contents

Photographs include image of American and French troops, the ambulance service of the American Field Service, and scenes of destruction in France during World War I. Collection contains over 600 prints and 150 negatives.
box 1, folder 6

Postcards 1918

box 1, folder 7

Photo album 1917-1918

box 2, folder 1

Negatives, 1917-1918

box 2, folder 2-5

Prints 1917-1918