Albert Parsons First World War Correspondence Collection

Authors

Al W. Parsons

Document Type

Letter

Keywords

correspondence, postal service, November 1917, 1917, United States, United States Army, army, cavalry, France, homefront, women, women at home, homesickness, postal service, post card, examination, automobiles, training, military leaders, government, English, humour, personal stories, animals, soldiers, troops, romance, mother, war work, job, education, camaraderie, pictures, photography, children, youth, trenches, soldiers' slang, French, culture, mobilization, travel, ocean travel, seasickness, censorship, family, love

Publication Date

11-21-1917

Subject Terms

Sora; Al W. Parsons; November 21, 1917; World War I; World War One; World War, 1914 - 1918; United States; War and Civilization -- History -- 20th Century; United States. Army; United States. Army. Troop K 3rd Cavalry; United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces; New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 20th Century;

Summary

This collection contains letters from Albert Parsons to his cousin's wife, Laura Stanley, during World War One. Parsons served in the American Expeditionary Forces. It is revealed that in one of the letters from Parsons that Laura Stanley wanted to write letters to one of his fellow soldiers, so Parsons chose Mack E. Franklin in his group. Albert Parsons was friends with Mack E. Franklin (collection #2014.016.w.r)

Identifier

2014.160.w.r_ Parsons _worldwarone_1917-11-21_001

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