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Everett R. Cook Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1180
Abstract

This collection consists of the typed diary of Everett R. Cook in which he discusses his service as a pilot in the Officers' Signal Reserve Corps and with the 91st Aero Squadron on the Western Front during World War I. He begins by describing his trip overseas and goes on to chronicle his unit's movements, camp life, and some of his flights. The diary ends when Cook is discharged and begins his trip home.

Dates: 1917 October 19-1919 March 8

Rose Harwood Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3405
Abstract Lieutenant George Harold Byrd and Lieutenant George S. Fox Jr. wrote the bulk of these letters to Rose Harwood in Trenton, Tennessee and later at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia during World War I. Both men intended to marry Harwood upon returning to the United States. Byrd served with the 327th Infantry, 82nd Division in France and was killed by an artillery shell in the Argonne Forest on October 11, 1918. Fox served in an administrative capacity and never saw battle. Other letters...
Dates: 1918 May 11-1919 May 16

Thomas I. Fitzgerald Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3182
Abstract

This diary, written by Thomas I. Fitzgerald during World War I, documents his journey from the United States to France, his experiences on the Western Front, and his return to Tennessee.

Dates: 1918 - 1919

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