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World War I German soldier’s photograph album 1, 1914-1918

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Photograph album with geometric, cloth cover
Photograph album with geometric, cloth cover

Scope and Contents

Album contains the personal photographs of an unknown German soldier in WWI on the Western front, mostly likely in France or Belgium. The subjects of the images are varied, including: aerial images of the front lines from an observation plane; observation plane with pilot and observer; battlefields and trenches; no man’s land; bombed-out buildings, churches, towns, and railroad tracks; French prisoners of war and captured weapons; observation balloons; German hospital staff; and German soldiers and officers.

Dates

  • 1914-1918

Physical Description

Photograph album with geometric, cloth cover. 6 ½ x 9 x 1 in. There are twenty-four pages with four photographs per page in window-pane openings. Photographs are not visibly identified and the backs are not easily accessed.

Extent

96 Photographic Prints (Photograph album with geometric, cloth cover. ) : There are twenty-four pages with four photographs per page in window-pane openings. ; 6 ½ x 9 x 1 in.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: German

Physical Description

Photograph album with geometric, cloth cover. 6 ½ x 9 x 1 in. There are twenty-four pages with four photographs per page in window-pane openings. Photographs are not visibly identified and the backs are not easily accessed.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Western Michigan University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Waldo Library, Special Collections
Western Michigan University Libraries
1903 W Michigan Ave.
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5353 US
(269) 387-5221