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Harry LaForest Tripp, 1891-1960


RG1955.AM:  Harry LaForest Tripp, 1891-1960

Papers and photographs:  ca. 1917-1919
Hebron, Thayer County; and Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.:  Neb.: Pvt. 1st Class, WWI
Size:  Fraction

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Harry L. Tripp, son of William E. and Mary Tripp, was born in Washington, Kansas. When the United States entered World War I, Harry enlisted, and served as a Private 1st Class with Battery A, 67th Artillery C.A.C., 35th Brigade, First Army. After leaving military service, he married Hazel E. Frederick of Lincoln, Nebraska. He operated the Mogul Barber Shop in Lincoln for 35 years, and died in September 1960.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of papers and photographs documenting the military service of Harry L. Tripp in World War I. The materials have been arranged into two series: 1) Manuscripts, ca. 1917-1919; and 2) Photographs.

Note: Researchers are required to use gloves when handling photographs.

DESCRIPTION

Series 1 - Manuscripts

Folder
  1. Diary
  2. Army Song Book US, 1918 [illus.]
    Battery A, 67th Artillery, 35th Brigade Rosters
    Program, Thanksgiving Dance, 1918
    Miscellaneous

Series 2 - Photographs

  1. Group 1 - Portraits of Harry LaForest Tripp during World War I
    Group 2 - Postcards featuring the Liberty Loan Parade and Victory Garden in San Francisco, California, and booster cards for war bonds.

 

ADDED ENTRIES:

Tripp, Harry LaForest, 1891-1960
United States. Army. Field Artillery, 67th. Battery A
World War, 1914-1918 -- Artillery operations, American

 

07-11-2007   Revised TMM/tmm

 

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