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Diary, Travel Permit and Adverstising Card, 1917-1918

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Author: Dowling, June A., 1893-1990
Abstract: The following description was provided by the seller: "This 140+ page, 5½ x3½ inch diary begins 'June A Dowling joined the Aviation Section Signal Corp at Valdosta, GA. on this day Aug. 19, 1917…' and continues describing military experiences in US and throughout France - Romorantin, Libourne, Marseilles. Mentions important dates such as October 30, 1918 when Austria surrendered to the Allies and November 11 when Germany signed the Armistice. Dowling was promoted to Corporal and then to Private by the end of the diary. The diary has over 30 pages of names and addresses of fellow soldiers and French women Dowling met during his duty in France." There is also a travel permit, issued by Air Service Headquarters, December 1918 and an card advertising a tax-exempt subscription to 'L'Emprunt de la Liberation.'
Issued Date: 1917-1918
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/18731
Citation: June A. Dowling Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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Mss. Acc. 2009.163_20130924_001.pdf 102.4Mb PDF Thumbnail Diary section 1
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