Discher Family Papers, 1917-1921.

Title

Discher Family Papers, 1917-1921.

Subject

United States. Army -- History -- World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1914-1918.
Epidemics -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Influenza -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Camp Zachary Taylor (Ky.) -- History -- Sources.
Louisville (Ky.) -- Social life and customs.

Description

Papers are primarily composed of family letters to Louis Discher, a soldier serving in the American Expeditionary Force during World War I. The letters relate life in Louisville during the war, discussing family news and activities, Catholicism, Camp Zachary Taylor, and the 1918 Spanish influenza epidemic.

Creator

Discher family.

Source

Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society.

Date

1917-1921.

Rights

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Format

20 items.

Language

English

Type

Correspondence

Identifier

Mss. C D

Collection Items

Letter, 31 January 1919
Clara to Corporal Louis J. Discher, Co. F, 120 Infantry, 30 Division, American Expeditionary Forces.

Letter, 27 January 1919
Clara to Corporal Louis J. Discher, Co. F, 120 Infantry, 30 Division, American Expeditionary Forces.

Letter, 11 November 1918
"Aunt Maggie and Uncle Frank" to Corporal Louis J. Discher, Co. F, 120 Infantry, 30 Division, American Expeditionary Forces.

Letter, 13 April 1918
Clara, Louisville, Kentucky, to Louis J. Discher, Co F 120 Infantry, Camp Sevier, S.C.

Letter, 9 April 1918
Otillia to Louis J. Discher, Co F 120 Infantry, Camp Sevier, S.C.

Letter, 6 April 1918
Clara in Louisville, Kentucky, to Louis J. Discher, Co F 120 Infantry, Camp Sevier, S.C.

Letter, 3 April 1918
Mary Frances in Louisville, Kentucky, to Louis J. Discher, Co F 120 Infantry, Camp Sevier, S.C.

Letter, 1 November 1918
Dorothy Shelley, Louisville, Kentucky, to Corporal Louis J. Discher, Co. F, 120 Infantry, 30 Division, American Expeditionary Forces.

Letter, 25 October 1918
Clara to Corporal Louis J. Discher, Co. F, 120 Infantry, 30 Division, American Expeditionary Forces.

Letter, 14 October 1918
Mary Frances, Louisville, Kentucky to Corporal Louis J. Discher, Co. F, 120 Infantry, 30 Division, American Expeditionary Forces.
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