World War I German Soldiers Album Collection
Scope and Contents
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.
- Hohendorn, Paul (Person)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased by WMU Special Collections in February 2015 from F.A. Bernett Books of Boston.
- Inventory of the World War I German Soldiers Album Collection Finding Aid
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- Marianne Swierenga
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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