Lindstadt Brothers First World War Correspondence Collection

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correspondence, postal service, September 1918, 1918, brother, sister, family, United States, women, women at home, women at war, loneliness, war work, employment, job, weapon, munitions, industry, production, arsenal, youth, recruitment and enlistment, wages, pay, money, daughter, education, niece, uncle, draft, military draft, France, infantry, military equipment, soldiers, troops

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Elmer Lindstadt; Amanda Linstadt; September 13, 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. Infantry; Davenport (Ia. ) -- History -- 20th Century; Defense industries - United States; Manufacturing industries - United States; Women -- United States; Women -- United States -- History -- 20th century; Women -- Employment -- United States; Women -- History -- 20th century; World war 1914 1918 Equipment and supplies; World War 1914 1918 - War Work; World War 1914 1918 - War Work - United States; World War 1914 1918 - Women


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.


2014.160.w.r_Lindstadt_Brothers_ worldwarone_1918-09-13_058



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