Dorothy Hornberger First World War Correspondence Collection

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correspondence, Iowa, New Mexico, Davenport, Iowa, Deming, New Mexico, Camp Cody, New Mexico, American flag, May, 1918, 1918, infantry, United States, United States Army, army, friendship, morale, boredom, soldiers, troops, weather, dry weather, hot weather, company, military unit, travel, mobilization, France, theatre, motion pictures, cinema, leisure, recreation and entertainment, landscapes, homesickness, loneliness, pictures, photography, youth, going home, visits, post-war hopes, romance, love

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Subject Terms

May 16, 1918; World War I; World War One; Dorothy Hornberger; World War, 1914 1918; United States; Davenport (Ia.) -- History -- 20th Century; Camp Cody (N.M.); War and Civilization -- History -- 20th Century; United States. Army; United States. Army. Infantry; United States. Army.; Deming (N.M.) -- History -- 20th Century; Deming, (N.M.) - Social Life and Customs; World war 1914 1918 - Motion pictures and the war


This collection contains 13 letters written by several soldiers to a woman named Dorothy Hornberger. A majority of the letters were written by her uncle, Clarence Lindstadt, describing camp life, training, talking about things back home. Three letters were written by other soldiers, possibly friends of Clarence. Some of the authors in this collection are connected with the authors in 2014.031.w.r "Lindstadt Brothers First World War Correspondence." Some of them were possible friends.


2014.160.w.r_ Hornberger _worldwarone_1918-05-16_011



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