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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.
Leon Shaner is promoted to Sergeant by order of Woodrow Wilson.

[In French] Armoured train near the road from Mont [?] to Pierrepont.

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.
[In French] German trench after a bombing raid.
[In French] The bottom of a [...]
[In French] 12 long.

[In French] Chateau Thierry, cannon firing at night
Solid concrete Observation Post Argonne Forest near Esnes.
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.
Statue at Square of St. Quentin cpl Leo De Marsh.
[In French] French gun emplacement, destroyed.

Direct hit on a German tank Argonne Forest.

Dugout of Crown Prince of Bavaria before entering the deep forest of the Argonne.
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.

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.
Mrs Lansing stepping gingerly over a hand grenade capt Garfield.
Fortress of Verdun which withstood bombardment for four years.
Cpl. Allen in a German dug out on Dead Mans Hill, Argonne.
[In French] German general headquarters taken by the English.
[In French] imprisoned German officers.
[In French] German prisoners.
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.
Chief. Schwindler in German trench Dead Mans Hill, Argonne
Stench not photographed.

Crown Prince headquarters at Mont Faucon.
Crown Prince escaped capture here by 3 minutes.
St Quentin France Hotel.
[In French] Champagne, France, Mortars in action.

P. Mathiew writes to Edward D. Shoor about his daughter’s death and the trials of his life since leaving Joco Estate.
The Cable–railway and Sacré–Coeur.

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

Musée de TOURS – “Diane” de Houdon

Limoges – Cathedral, Church of St. Peter.

Issued by the Jewish Welfare Board to Soldiers and Sailors of the U.S. Army & Navy.
Musée de Cluny 177 – Bois. – Panneaux (XVI siècle).

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

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Remains of Cathedral at Esnes: Note bell.
Aug 1/18 sgt Kenneth M Colgate.

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Sgt Price Car 14 Punctures.

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Statue in Place St Quentin Sgt Sam Lane.

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Possibly the USS George Washington.

Possibly in Paris.

[In French] Guynemen.

[In French] 1st French tank.

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[In French] Tanks on the move.

St Quentin France Square & Hotel de Ville.
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