Dorothy Hornberger First World War Correspondence Collection

Authors

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Document Type

Letter

Keywords

correspondence, Iowa, New Mexico, Davenport, Iowa, Deming, New Mexico, May, 1918, 1918, United States, United States Army, army, romance, love, boredom, pictures, photography, loneliness, marching and drilling, training, soldiers, women at home, anxiety, letterhead

Publication Date

5-30-1918

Subject Terms

May 30, 1918; World War I; World War One; Dorothy Hornberger; World War, 1914 1918; United States; Davenport (Ia.) -- History -- 20th Century; War and Civilization -- History -- 20th Century; United States. Army; United States. Army.; Deming (N.M.) -- History -- 20th Century;

Summary

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.

Identifier

2014.160.w.r_ Hornberger _worldwarone_1918-05-30_012

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