Mack Franklin First World War Correspondence Collection

Document Type

Letter

Keywords

personal narrative, correspondence, February 1919, Eastern Front, Germany, United States, U.S.A, women, foreign occupation, homesickness, postal service, camaraderie, children, personal stories, family, casualties, death, health and sickness, soldiers, natives, thoughts on the enemy, Germans, Koblenz, Coblenz, Rhine, boredom, morale, moving pictures, film, cinema, movies, post-war conditions, post-war hopes, reparation, self-determination, morale, occupation, civilians, death

Publication Date

2-25-1919

Subject Terms

World War I; World War One; Lora W. Stanley; February 25, 1919; World War, 1914 1918; Army; United States. Army ; World War 1914 1918 Motion Pictures and the War; Popular Culture -- Germany -- Koblenz; War and Civilazation -- History -- 20th Century; United States; United States Cavalry; United States 3rd Cavalry; U.S.A.

Summary

This collection contains letters by United States Army Private Mack E. Franklin written to Lora Stanley, his friend's cousin's wife, during the First World War. In some of his letters, written while in the U. S. Army, Pvt. Franklin wrote about a riot between blacks and whites in Washington D.C. (July 22, 1919) and a patrol around the Mexican border looking for bandits (August 6, 1919). Mack E. Franklin was friends with Albert Parsons (in acc# 2014.015.w).

Identifier

2014.160.w.r_ Franklin _worldwarone_1919-02-25_001

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