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Correspondance adressee a Berthe Schuster, marraine de guerre [Correspondence addressed to Berthe Schuster, war godmother]

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030118974]
Identifier: MS-0736
Overview Starting in the spring of 1915, during World War I, some women in unoccupied France volunteered for the role of "war godmothers," marraines de guerre. To provide the moral support these men, so-called "war orphans," could not receive from their families, women in unoccupied areas became their pen pals. Berthe Schuster was one of these war godmothers and lived during the war on 51 Malakoff Avenue in Paris. This collection includes 124 pieces of correspondence, including illustrated letters,...

French caricature folio: “Un Chapelet de Bêtises”

 Collection — Container: 1 [31151030142230]
Identifier: MS-0770
Overview This item is a folio of caricature sketches created in France in 1861. There is currently no biographical information on the creator.

French prisoner-of-war journals from World War II: "La Dernière Heure"

 Collection — Container: 1 [31151030141711]
Identifier: MS-0771
Overview This item is a prisoner-of-war camp journal made up of three issues prepared in April, May and July of 1943 by three French internees at the Baltic port of Wismar. There is currently no biographical information on the creators.