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Minutes Of The Second Annual Meeting Of Department Encampment Of The United Spanish War Veterans Of Kentucky (Sc 911), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 1925

Minutes Of The Second Annual Meeting Of Department Encampment Of The United Spanish War Veterans Of Kentucky (Sc 911), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 911. Minutes of the second annual meeting of the United Spanish War Veterans of Kentucky held at Jefferson County Armory, Louisville, Kentucky, 5- 6 May 1925. Also, 1941 obituary of Frank L. Strange, Bowling Green, Kentucky, who was the commander of the 1925 veterans encampment.


Spanish-American War Items Related To Soldier Fred Jaynes Gorham (Mss 583), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 1898

Spanish-American War Items Related To Soldier Fred Jaynes Gorham (Mss 583), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scans (Click on "Additional Files" below) for items from Manuscripts Collection 583. These items relate to the Spanish-American War and World War I service of Fred Jaynes Gorham and include a pamphlet about the Society of the Army of Santiago de Cuba, a smallpox vaccination certificate issued in Cuba in 1901, an application for members in the United Spanish War Veterans Auxiliary, and news clippings about Fred J. Gorham and Thornton Gorham.


Notecards Containing Service Record Information For Spanish-American War Soldiers From Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 349 B17), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 1898

Notecards Containing Service Record Information For Spanish-American War Soldiers From Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 349 B17), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Notecards with military service related information compiled by Elizabeth Coombs, librarian at the Kentucky Library, for soldiers who served in the Spanish-American War, specifically Company B of the Third Kentucky Volunteer Infantry. Company B was raised in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The cards are arranged alphabetically.


News Clippings About Spanish American War Veterans (Vertical File Material), Kentucky Library Research Collection Jan 1898

News Clippings About Spanish American War Veterans (Vertical File Material), Kentucky Library Research Collection

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News clippings chiefly related to Spanish-American War veterans, but some contemporary pieces from the War are included as well. When possible this material was arranged chronologically.