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Letters, Correspondences and Speeches
The following are resources available in Van Pelt Library. Clicking on the links will take you to the item's catalog record in Franklin.
Prisoner of War Data from the ICRC
WWI Personal Narratives
A subject search in Franklin: World War 1914-1918 -- Personal Narratives brings up 489 records. Limit
Commitment and Sacrifice: Personal Diaries from the Great War by
Call Number: Van Pelt Library. D640.A2 C65 2015
Publication Date: 2015
Five previously unpublished diaries of five participants in the First World War and a republication of a sixth that address the war on the Western front and the Mediterranean, as well as behind the lines on the home front: a British sapper who dug tunnels beneath the trenches of the Western Front; a French infantry officer; an American volunteer ambulance driver ; a German businessman caught in England upon the war's outbreak and interned there for the duration; a New Zealand artilleryman; and a German machine gunner, captured and held as a prisoner of war.
Hidden Stories of the First World War by
Call Number: Van Pelt Library. D640.A2 S86 2014
Publication Date: 2014
This work collects 32 stories that tell the experiences of ordinary people during the war. Illustrated with photos, memorabilia, and maps.
Papers and Memoirs
Portrait of Woodrow Wilson, c.1912
Courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division [reproduction number LC-USZ62-13028 DLC]