Edwin G. Frick First World War Correspondence Collection


Edwin G. Frick

Document Type

Letter - Chapman Access Only


Allies, family, military unit, infantry, mother, father, sister, women at home, son, France, personal stories, post-war hopes, soldiers, going home, Western Front, USA, barracks, race, sex, fire, holiday, homesickness, housing, morality, observation, post-war conditions, press, public opinion, romance, weather (cold), Y.M.C.A.

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Subject Terms

United States. Army American Expeditionary Force; World war 1914 1918 Participation, American; World war 1914 1918 Personal narratives, American; World war 1914 1918 Flogny, France; Patriotism (Flogny, France); Subversive activities--Flogny, France; United States. Army--Barracks and quarters; World war 1914 1918 Social aspects (Flogny, France); World war 1914 1918 Women


This collection includes letters from Sarg. Edwin G. Frick during his time in the United States Army (unit unknown) to his family and girlfriend, Elizabeth, from 1917 until his death in 1919. Most of his letters were written from France. Part of this correspondence includes letters that he received from Elizabeth.



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