World War I (WWI) Archives
The Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives has substantial materials on WWI - including information and photographs of Camp Pike, Camp Grant, Camp Dix, Camp Dodge, and others. Unique coverage of the WW1 Draft, including Draft Registrations, Unit Histories, French Money, and Correspondence from King George V.
Catalog of our World War I Book Collection for topic specific volumes of our war with Germany.
We have transcribed brochures covering the First World War. Students will find them particularily helpful with period homework assignments and general research.
Features correspondence from King Geoge RI of Great Britain. King George V letters dating from 1918 including the famous letter highly prized by the doughboys serving over there -- To The Soldiers of the United States.
French paper currency used during World War One. Images of the 0.50 Cinquante Centimes and 1 Framc bank notes are shown (Front and back sides).
Learn about the famous soldiers bonus extended to veterans of the First World War by the Federal Government in addition to many of the States. Our collection includes records from the State of Minnesota Soldiers' Bonus.
A.E.F. Army Soldier Ludvig Gjenvick was a Norwegian immigrant who arrived in America in 1913. He lived and worked on a farm in Minnesota until being drafted by the Army in 1917. These are excerpts from the readable portions of that diary kept by Corporal Gjenvick of the Allied Expeditionary Force in World War I.
From Drawing the First Number to our collection of draft related documents indlucing State Military Census and Inventory Cards, Notice of Certification, Notice of Enrollment Under Military Law, Notice of Physical Examination, Registration Cards, Registration Certificates.
Photographs taken of troops and sailors onboard the US Navy Troop Transport Ship Princess Matoika.
The Unit History and Historical Notes Book includes the history, accounts, and rosters of the many companies that comprised the 346th Infantry Regiment of the 87th Division in World War I.