Thomas J. Koger Collection

Creator

Thomas J. Koger

Identifier

MS10010

Date

1917-1983

Description

The Thomas J. Koger Collection materials include a Rainbow Division hat, four maps, two licenses, two membership cards, trip materials, and a newspaper clipping.

Source

John W. Swartzwelder Jr. and Nancy Joyce (Koger) Swartzwelder

Publisher

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum

Subject

World War, 1914-1918
United States. Army
Vehicles, Military
Camp Dix (N.J.)
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 42nd
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces

Contributor

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum

Format

jpg file
pdf file

Language

English

Date Accepted

2017

Items in the Thomas J. Koger Collection Collection

Map - War Department, New Jersey Vicinity of Fort Dix: 1st Lieutenant TJ Koger
A special military map created by the War Department of the vicinity of Camp Dix, in New Jersey

Map - Plan de Nice
A map of Nice, France.

Photograph - Men on Fence
A photograph of two men sitting on a fence. On the back of the photograph, "M855 STRTE" is written.

Map – Offensive of the St. Mihiel Salient
A map showing the offensive of the St. Mihiel Salient.

Map – 42nd Division, Meuse Argonne
A map of the 42nd (Rainbow) Division in Meuse-Argonne.

Trip Pass – US Army Piers, Hoboken, NJ, Nannie Koger
A trip pass for Nannie Koger, a relative of Thomas J. Koger, allowing her to visit him at the Troop Movement Office, Room 355, Pier 2, in Hoboken, NJ.

Rainbow Division Hat
Hat worn by those in the 42nd Infantry Division, also known as the Rainbow Division. One side has a small rainbow with a blue 42 under it, other has "Rainbow Division" printed in blue.