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World War, 1914-1918

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

21.9 Male, Single, 35-44 yrs, Schizophrenia, April 1945

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/20
Scope and Contents "This man is "a wee bit off", queer, just works when he likes, "is that wise that he'll no work". He was in the last war, has just lived on the family farm since then. Loafs about the garage, brother keeps him. Parents dead. Fairly big farm house, no over-crowding. Very decent people, rather old-fashioned. The weakness is thought to come from his father's side - he was an estate worker, decent but dull, no push, used to drive the cart. PC confirms queerness. He walks along the road with his...

24.56 Male, Single, 45-54 yrs, Stammering, Dull and backward, July 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/23
Scope and Contents 'Very bad stammer, "shell-shock" from the last war. Gardener. PC: Not bright, stammer very bad. Clean house. Minister confirms: Grand worker. Nurse confirms - inoffensive and dopey.'

25.3 Male, Married, 45-54 yrs, Hysteria, Other organic psychoses, Physical illness or invalidism, April 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/24
Scope and Contents 'This man suffers from muscular atrophy but Dr says his symptoms are half hysterical. Luminal t.i.d. Was an engineer. Incomer. Very decent people - he got a DCM in the last war. Has a disability pension and NHI - really a last war casualty. Was wounded several times. "A poor looking crater". Family life harmonious.'
Relatives in survey: Wife 25.4
Includes correspondence with Ministry of Pensions.

28.116 Male, Married, 55-64 yrs, Head injury, September 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/27
Scope and Contents "This man is a queer specimen, MD and peculiar. Had a head injury in the last war and has an army pension. Queer and cute. A wee small article, looks 20 years younger than he really is. Works in a mill or in a skin yard. LE: Wounded in the last war and still swings it. Pretty poor specimen, not much of a brain. Pension now 46/- a week. Dr confirms - asthma too. Now has to look after his wife. Only one room."Relatives in survey: Wife 28.115Includes correspondence from the Ministry of...

28.4 Male, Married, 55-64 yrs, Hysteria, Physical illness or invalidism, October 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/27
Scope and Contents "Spends six months of every year in bed. Has asthma. Describes symptoms of angina but at the wrong time. Chronic invalid. Opens his shop three times a week for two house. No one know how he makes a living. Cannot walk to the shop, always goes by car though it is a very short distance. Wife living. [Male informant] - was severely gassed in the last war. Home conditions comfortable, peaceful."

"All That Was Left of Them": The Thirteen Sole Survivors of the Second Grenadier Guards, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3269
Scope and Contents Photograph of thirteen soldiers that were the sole survivors of the Second Grenadier Guards that fought in World War I and another photograph of two of the survivors with their horses, the 'old contemptables' that survived the war as well.

America's Army and Navy Goes Home, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1430
Scope and Contents Photograph of the HMS Mauritania with 'dazzle' camouflage from her time as a troop ship being pushed by a tug boat. The text beneath the photograph notes that the Mauritania has arrived in New York 'packed with American troops and that she has been carrying home US troops since the Armistice [in 1918].

Armistice Day, 11 Nov 1942

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Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/28
Scope and Contents The speech parallels World Wars I and II with that of Peloponnesian War, particularly as the Peloponnesian war was between a democracy and a totalitarian state.

Thomson read out Pericles' speech, but this is not reproduced in his notes. The speech is written on the back of a rougher, earlier draft.

Autochrome Punch Almanack Cover, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3189
Scope and Contents Autochrome cover of Punch Almanack showing a man holding a British Union Jack flag standing on a horse as it jumps over a German 'monster' with a white bull dog barking at its side from the early 20th century during World War I.