Utah, World War I Newspaper Clippings - FamilySearch Historical Records
- 1 What Is in the Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search the Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citations For This Collection
What Is in the Collection?[edit | edit source]
The collection consists of images of newspaper clippings of Utah and Inter-mountain men who served in World War I. The book was created by the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, Camp M, of Weber County. The material was collected from newspapers during the War and added to the scrapbook between 1919-1920. The original is located at Weber State University.
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To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]
|You can browse through images in this collection using the waypoints on the Collection Browse Page for Utah, World War I Newspaper Clippings, 1917-1918.|
What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The newspaper articles may contain any of the following information:
- Birth dates and places
- Death or burial dates and places
- Marriage dates and places
- Names of parents, siblings, or other family members
- Military rank or unit
- Dates of military service
- Details about military service
Collection Content[edit | edit source]
Sample Images[edit | edit source]
How Do I Search the Collection?[edit | edit source]
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- Name of the person
- The name of a parent or date of the event
View the Images[edit | edit source]
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- Select Newspaper Clippings'
How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
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I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?[edit | edit source]
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Research Helps[edit | edit source]
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Citations For This Collection[edit | edit source]
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