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Catalog Number 01205 dd
Object Name Book
Description Book, France Our Ally, A brief account of France, is people, and their part in the war, with special information for the American soldier, by B. Van Vorst. Published for the National War Work Council of Young Men's Christian Associations (YMCA), 1918. 4" x 6"

Fred Julius Schmidt, Garnavillo, Clayton County (1895-1958). Following the war he became an industrial arts educator, at the time of his death he was head of the industrial arts department at Ball State Teachers College (Ball State University) in Muncie, Indiana.

His father was a carpenter in Garnavillo, he worked as a farm hand at the time of his World War I selective service registration on June 5, 1917. Schmidt's father was born in Germany and his mother was born in Ohio though her parents were German-born.
Source Schmidt, Mrs. Fred J.
Received Date 02/10/1960
Collection WW I
Search Terms World War I
YMCA