World War, 1914-1918 -- Sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection includes two letters; "Diary of the War" an English translation of news items from "Dresdner Nachtrichten" and "Dresdener Anzeiger"; and articles and half-tone images about World War I from U.S. and foreign periodicals.
The collection contains the correspondence of John Morrison Michener (1894-1986), Quaker high school chemistry teacher from Wichita, Kansas, who served as a medic in France during WWI. His letters provide detailed descriptions of his training in Camp Funston, Kansas, and his service in field hospitals in France and in a hospital in Bitburg, Germany, after the end of the War.
Mercedes M. Randall was an early, and lifelong, member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She held many positions of responsibility in the organization, including chairmanship of the National Education Committee, and presidency of the Manhattan Branch. Randall was the first biographer of Nobel Peace Prize winner, Emily Greene Balch.