Adolph S. Ochs Jr. Collection

Creator

Adolph S. Ochs Jr.

Identifier

MS100013

Date

1914-1919

Description

Scrapbook collection from a soldier who served as an army journalist in France during WWI.

Source

Rev. Shelby Ochs Owen, an Episcopalian minister from Staunton, Virginia, is the granddaughter of Adolph S. Ochs, Jr. She donated the collection to the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum in 2017.

Publisher

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum

Subject

United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces
Stars and Stripes (Newspaper)

Contributor

Rachel Dark

Format

Letters pasted into a scrapbook.

Language

English

Access Rights

Unrestricted

Requires

TRANSCRIPTION NEEDED

Provenance

Rev. Shelby Ochs Owen is the granddaughter of Adolph S. Ochs, Jr. She donated this family scrapbook to the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum in 2017. The material has been rehoused in archival folders by scrapbook page and stored at the archives.

Rights Holder

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum

Collection Items

Adolph S. Ochs Jr. Collection Finding Aid
Finding aid for a collection of letters from a soldier serving as a journalist with Stars & Stripes in France during WWI.

Scrapbook Inside Cover
Two empty envelopes from Milton B. Ochs to Adolph S. Ochs Jr.

Scrapbook page 1
Cablegram notifying Mr Ochs that his nephew received word about his father's illness and is asking for more news.

Scrapbook page 2a
Empty envelope from Adolph S. Ochs Jr. to his parents.

Scrapbook page 2b
Empty envelope, labeled "1st communication."

Scrapbook page 3a
Empty envelope from Adolph S. Ochs Jr. to his parents.

Scrapbook page 3b
Life insurance certificate for Adolph S. Ochs Jr.

Scrapbook page 4
Handwritten draft for cable message.

Scrapbook page 5
Letter regarding a service flag being presented to First Presbyterian Sunday School.

Scrapbook page 6
Empty envelope.

Scrapbook page 7
Cablegram from Adolph S. Ochs Jr. to his father.

Scrapbook page 8
Letter from Adolph S. Ochs Jr. to his family.

Scrapbook page 9
Letter from Adolph S. Ochs Sr to his brother, with word of Adolph S. Ochs Jr's work at the Stars and Stripes.

Scrapbook page 10
Letter from Adolph S. Ochs Jr. to his family.

Scrapbook page 11
Telegram for Miss Margaret Ochs.

Scrapbook page 12
Handwritten letter expressing Milton B. Ochs' concerns about his son's temperament and ability to handle a position with financial responsibilities in Paris, and asking Charles Grasty to keep an eye on him.

Scrapbook page 13
Letter apologizing for confusing Milton B. Ochs with his brother in an article. Mentions Adolph S. Ochs Jr's frustration with working a desk job during wartime.

Scrapbook page 14
Letter for Miss Margaret Ochs.

Scrapbook page 15
Note expressing congratulations to "Lieutenant-Colonel Ochs," from "A," with a poem about both brothers' commissions.

Scrapbook page 16
Letter reporting Adolph S. Ochs Jr. as hard at work and surprised to hear his letters had not arrived at home.

Scrapbook page 17
Form letter regarding relief efforts in the Near East.

Scrapbook page 18a
Letter from Adolph S. Ochs Jr. to his father.

Scrapbook page 18b
Letter from Adolph S. Ochs Jr. to his family.

Scrapbook page 19
Regulations and Information Concerning the Citizens' Training Camps.

Scrapbook page 20a
Parisian bill.
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