World War I Artifact Collection (1903-2005)

WWIb 001

Picture of 143rd. Infantry Co.F 36th. Div. Huntsville Texas

The World War I artifact collection (1909-2005; 75 items) consists of materials and ephemera collected and on display relating to Texas and the United States during World War I.  The items in the World War I collection include soldier sketches by John W. Thomason, photographs and certificates owned by Walker County residents, United States bonds and recruitment advertisements, and souvenir postcards.  Many items in the display relate to the numerous World War I books belonging to the Thomason Room’s main collection.

View a detailed finding aid of this collection at Sam Houston State University’s Archon page and see an item level listing of these materials.