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Category Archive for 'World War I'

Here’s one of our newly-cataloged artists’ books: Everyone Sang, by Siegfried Sassoon, with woodcuts by Terry Schupbach-Gordon (Tobaccoville, N.C.: Catbird Press, 2009). Siegfried Sasson is best known as a poet of World War I, along with Robert Graves and Wilfred Owens.  He wrote this short poem called “Everyone Sings” in celebration of the end of […]

Page one of Wilmer Herr’s WWI Service Record. The remaining three pages are below. The pick of this week is the World War I Service Record of Wilmer Edgar Herr, Class of 1915.  “Bennie” Herr (as he was known to his classmates) was the first Wesleyan man to be killed in the war.   His brother, […]