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Guide to the World War I - U.S. Signal Corps Photograph Collection
Bernath Mss 83  
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: World War I - U.S. Signal Corps Photograph Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1918
    Collection Number: Bernath Mss 83
    Extent: .2 linear feet (1 half-size document box)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Del Sur
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    World War I - U.S. Signal Corps Photograph Collection. Bernath Mss 83. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase, 2003.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains 102 black/white World War I professional photographs, most stamped "Signal Corps U.S.A.," some with penciled captions. Includes images of General Pershing and other high-ranking staff officers, President Wilson attending dinner with military officers, tanks, planes, fighting in the trenches, prisoners of war, refugees, hospitals, nurses, convoys, artillery, battle scenes, Argonne Forest, troops on the march, transport by trucks, rail, boats, and horse/mule-drawn wagons, towns and villages under siege and in ruins.