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World War I German soldier's photograph album 1, approximately 1911-1918

 File — Box: 1
Photograph album with geometric, cloth cover
Photograph album with geometric, cloth cover
Photograph album with geometric, cloth cover
Photograph album with geometric, cloth cover

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Collection contains three photograph albums and a scrapbook. Two photograph albums belonged to unidentified German soldiers in World War I, and contain images from approximately 1911-1918. Photograph album of Paul Hohendorn, a medical officer on the Eastern Front in World War I, with label naming Albert Borowski and a handwritten note, "Onkel, Paul im Kriegseinsatz Ost 1914/18". Accordion spine scrapbook, "Meine Stationer als Soldat im Weltkrieg 1914-1918." Scrapbook belonged to Paul Pommer, a resident of Hesse, Germany, and documents his time as a German soldier in the first World War through his correspondence with family and friends. Contents include photographs, postcards, clippings, letters and telegrams.

Dates

  • 1911-1918

Extent

From the Collection: 4 Volumes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: German

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Western Michigan University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Western Michigan University Libraries, Special Collections
Zhang Legacy Collections Center
1650 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5307 US
(269) 387-8490