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Orin Goodrich, Military Records

Title: Orin Goodrich, Military Records

Creator: Goodrich, Orin

Dates: 1917-1919

Quantity: 2 boxes (2 linear feet)

Collection Number: MS 0343

Language: English

Restrictions: None

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Preferred Citation: Orin Goodrich, WWI Military Records (MS 0343). Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.

Biography:

Sgt. Orin Goodrich originated from Nelson, Nebraska, and served in the 89th Division of the 355th Infantry during World War I. He trained at Camp Funston, Kansas, from September 7, 1917 until he was deployed to France in June 1918. He served in France as a bugler with the regimental band until May of 1919. On his return home, he became engaged and presumably married his fiance, Mae.

Scope and Content:

The collection consists of letters to his parents in Nelson, Nebraska, throughout the duration of his deployment (Sept. 1917 through May 1919), as well as letters from his brothers, Richard and Harold, to their parents. A set of postcards includes notes on the back of each card that provides additional description about the location on the front of the postcard, written by Goodrich. Other postcards are those Goodrich may have purchased while in Europe, many of which were placed in a photo album. The photographs in the collection include two photo albums containing photographs from Nelson, Nebraska, along with some from the University of Nebraska. The military service photo album and photographs includes images of Goodrich, his colleagues, camps, and other images associated with his military service. The collection also contains his uniform paraphernalia, including hats, bags, medals, and name plate.

Subjects:

Goodrich, Orin

World War, 1914-1918

Photography, Military

United States. Army -- Military life

Container List: Box 1. Folder 1. Correspondence, 1917, Sept. Box 1. Folder 2. Correspondence, 1917, Oct. Box 1. Folder 3. Correspondence, 1917, Nov. Box 1. Folder 4. Correspondence, 1917, Dec. Box 1. Folder 5. Correspondence, 1918, Jan. Box 1. Folder 6. Correspondence, 1918, Feb. Box 1. Folder 7. Correspondence, 1918, Mar. Box 1. Folder 8. Correspondence, 1918, Apr. Box 1. Folder 9. Correspondence, 1918, May Box 1. Folder 10. Correspondence, 1918, June Box 1. Folder 11. Correspondence, 1918, July Box 1. Folder 12. Correspondence, 1918, Aug. Box 1. Folder 13. Correspondence, 1918, Sept.-Oct. Box 1. Folder 14. Correspondence, 1918, Nov. Box 1. Folder 15. Correspondence, 1918, Dec. Box 1. Folder 16. Correspondence, 1919, Jan. Box 1. Folder 17. Correspondence, 1919, Feb. Box 1. Folder 18. Correspondence, 1919, Mar. Box 1. Folder 19. Correspondence, 1919, Apr. Box 1. Folder 20. Correspondence, 1919, May Box 1. Folder 21. Correspondence, Harold Goodrich, 1918, July-Aug. Box 1. Folder 22. Correspondence, Harold Goodrich, 1918, Sept.-Nov. Box 1. Folder 23. Correspondence, Richard Goodrich, 1918, Feb.-Apr. Box 1. Folder 24. Correspondence, Richard Goodrich, 1918, May.-July Box 1. Folder 25. Correspondence, Richard Goodrich, 1918, Aug.-Oct. Box 1. Folder 26. Correspondence, sent by John Pasztor, 1917, 1919 Box 1. Folder 27. Correspondence, "Mae," 1918, Apr. 23 Box 1. Folder 28. Correspondence, on Mildred Mauck Box 1. Folder 29. Correspondence, general Box 1. Folder 30. Military and name cards Box 1. Folder 31. Military songs, minature booklet packet, vest pocket dictionary Box 1. Folder 32. Bugle instruction booklet, handwritten music scores Box 1. Folder 33. Military certificates (see also oversize box 5) Box 1. Folder 34. Brief history, 89th Division Box 1. Folder 35. Reunion materials 355th Infantry, 89th Division, 1938 Box 1. Folder 36. Newspaper clippings Box 1. Folder 37. Music programs, university, 1910, 1922 Box 1. Folder 38. Postcards, Nebraska Box 1. Folder 39. Postcards, military service, with notes Box 1. Folder 40. Postcards, propaganda Box 1. Folder 41. Postcards, scrapbook, military and Germany Box 1. Folder 42. Postcards, military Box 1. Folder 43. Postcards, Europe, Germany Box 1. Folder 44. Photo albums, Nebraska Box 1. Folder 45. Photographs, Nebraska Box 1. Folder 46. Photographs, military service, Orin Goodrich Box 1. Folder 47. Photographs, military band (see also oversize box 5) Box 1. Folder 48. Photo album, military service Box 1. Folder 49. Photographs, military service Box 1. Folder 50. Photographs, Europe, Germany Box 2. Artifacts, hats, bags, medals, name plate, etc.



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