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  • Collection: Edward D. Shoor Collection

A.J. Jennings writes to Edward D. Shoor about his life in Chicago and tells him of his upcoming marriage and the price of whiskey.

Edward D. Shoor FA.pdf
Photographs and documents from Shoor’s military service in World War I documenting his job as a driver for Wilson’s presidential party during battlefield tours and trip to Belgium.
This document is a certificate for Edward D. Shoor. While the information contained in it is provided below, no effort has been made to retain the format of the original.

P. Mathiew writes to Edward D. Shoor about his daughter’s death and the trials of his life since leaving Joco Estate.
Arrow points to me Sgt Ed Shoor. On my left is Sgt Sam Lane from Texas. I received a letter from Mrs Lane some years ago saying Sam died in 1949.
Taken by Chief Petty Officer Shindler May 25/1919 at 17 Rue Netot Paris.
Sgt Price Car 14 Punctures.

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Aug 1/18 sgt Kenneth M Colgate.

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Issued by the Jewish Welfare Board to Soldiers and Sailors of the U.S. Army & Navy

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President Woodrow Wilson, M. Clemenceau, Singor Orlando and Mr. Lloyd George. Picture taken at the Paris home of President Wilson, 11 Place des Etat-Unis, May 27th, 1919. Time 1:10 P.M.
Remains of Cathedral at Esnes: Note bell.
Statue in Place St Quentin Sgt Sam Lane.
St Quentin France Hotel.
St Quentin France Square & Hotel de Ville.
Statue at Square of St. Quentin cpl Leo De Marsh.
Mrs Lansing stepping gingerly over a hand grenade capt Garfield.
Crown Prince headquarters at Mont Faucon.
Crown Prince escaped capture here by 3 minutes.
Dugout of Crown Prince of Bavaria before entering the deep forest of the Argonne.
Direct hit on a German tank Argonne Forest.

Solid concrete Observation Post Argonne Forest near Esnes.
Cpl. Allen in a German dug out on Dead Mans Hill, Argonne.
Chief. Schwindler in German trench Dead Mans Hill, Argonne
Stench not photographed.

Fortress of Verdun which withstood bombardment for four years.
German prisoners who picked a bouquet of flowers for Miss Benham at Verdun Man holding bouquet is an American Citizen who was in Germany visiting his mother when War started.
Issued by the Jewish Welfare Board to Soldiers and Sailors of the U.S. Army & Navy.
Possibly in Paris.


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Possibly the USS George Washington.

Parc de Versailles (S. –et– O.) — La Nymphe à la Coquille.

Musée de Cluny 177 – Bois. – Panneaux (XVI siècle).

Musée de TOURS – “Diane” de Houdon

The Cable–railway and Sacré–Coeur.

Limoges – Cathedral, Church of St. Peter.

[In French] Champagne, France, Mortars in action.
[In French] Armoured train near the road from Mont [?] to Pierrepont.


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