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Catalog Number 01205 aa
Object Name Book
Description Book, the World War Battlefields of Belgium and France. Green cover with red writing. "This booklet is issued by the Great Eastern Railway Company of England for the information of visitors to the Eastern Front, travelling by the Harwich Route to the Continent, combined with a visit to the interesting district of East Anglia." 4.75" x 7.25"

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