U.S.A., U.S. Postal Service, Stamp, Washington, George, President Washington, Salt Lake City, U.S.A., Soldiers, Homesickness, Romance, Hot Weather, Funds, Food, Wife, Camaraderie, Women at Home, Train, Soldiers' Slang, discipline and punishment, housing, poverty, race, racial stereotyping, racism, explosives, racial slur, accident, Military Police, Arkansas River
Elmo S. Culbert; World War 1914 1918; United States-- History--20th Century. United States Army American Expeditionary Forces; Camp Pike (Ark.); World war 1914 1918 Regimental histories United States; World War 1914 1918 United States Military discharge; World War 1914 1918 United States Army Travel; Country life Arkansas; World war 1914 1918 Moral and ethical aspects; World war 1914 1918 Participation African-Americans; World war 1914 1918 Social aspects The South; World War 1914 1918 United States Army Race relations; World War 1914 1918 Kansas City, MO.; World War 1914 1918 Fort Smith, AK.; World War 1914 1918 Oklahoma;
This collection contains multiple letters from Elmo Culbert writing to his wife in Salt Lake City, Utah, during World War One. A large majority of the letters were of Culbert expressing his feelings for his wife and how much he missed her, while going through military training. In one of the letters Clubert described to his wife a coffee factory explosion where 25 girls were killed. There is also a telegram dated October 22, 1922 mentioning the death of a mother (unsure if Culbert's mother or someone else's).
Culbert, Elmo S., "[2014.160.w.r_Culbert_worldwarone_1918-11-12_014.pdf] Elmo Culbert First World War Correspondence Collection" (1918). Elmo Culbert First World War Correspondence Collection. 12.