Lindstadt Brothers First World War Correspondence Collection

Document Type

Letter

Keywords

correspondence, postal service, August 1918, September 1918, 1918, brother, sister, family, United States, United States Army, army, engineers, infantry, France, censorship, soldiers, letterhead, health and sickness, culture, home front, transportation, trains, personal stories, architecture, draft, military draft, periodical, loneliness, souvenirs, gifts, reading, leisure, homesickness, loneliness, mobilization, anxiety, seasickness, ocean travel, travel, mobilization, weather, muddy weather, wet weather, bad weather, sight-seeing, economy, finances, expenses, money, gifts from home, food, tobacco, Christmas, holiday, American flag, flag, fear, mother, son, poetry, medical treatment, medical services, advertisement, motion pictures, cinema, sport, pamphlet, James J. Corbett

Publication Date

8-18-1918

Subject Terms

Clara Lindstadt; Varnie T. (V.T.) Lindstadt; August 18, 1918; September 28, 1918; World War I; World War One; World War, 1914 - 1918; United States; War and Civilization -- History -- 20th Century; United States. Army; United States. Army. Company E. Engineers; United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces; Burlington (Ia. ) -- History -- 20th Century; World war 1914 1918 - Motion pictures and the war; World war 1914 1918 Medical care; World War 1914 1918 Economic aspects; Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century

Summary

This collection contains 82 letters written by Varnie and Robert Lindstadt, US Army, during the First World War. They write to family back home, specifically to their sister, Clara, a third brother, Elmer, and to their mother, Sophia. They both served overseas. Also included in the collection are letters by several other soldiers writing to members of the Lindstadt family. Some of the authors in this collection are connected with some of the authors in ACC# 2014.032.w "Dorothy Hornberger First World War Correspondence" Some of them were possibly friends.

Identifier

2014.160.w.r_Lindstadt_Brothers_ worldwarone_1918-08-18_048

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