Kraase, Walter William Papers
Title: Kraase, Walter William Papers
Reference Code: Mss-3339
Inclusive Dates: 1908 – 1921
Quantity: 0.3 cu. ft.
Location: CV, Sh. 017
Abstract: Walter William Kraase was born in Marshfield, Wisconsin, on November 10, 1895. He registered for the armed services in 1917 and was called to duty in 1918. He served as a private in Co. C. Mr. Kraase and his wife Celia later lived in Milwaukee and West Allis.
Scope and Content: The collection includes post cards (1908-1916) to Walter from brothers Alfred and Ernest, sister Ella and other relatives and acquaintances, as well as various documents and publications related to Walter’s military service.
Access and Use: No restrictions
Language: English, German
Notes: The collection was donated by Ronald Kraase, January 2015. It was processed by Kevin Abing, April 2016.
|Folder Heading||Box #||File #|
|Post Cards, 1908-1916||1||1|
|-Walter William Kraase’s Registration Card, 1917|
|-Walter Kraase’s Certificate of Training as Radio & Buzzer Operator,
|-Walter Kraase’s Draft Notice, Classification & Notification Cards,
|– Mess Ticket, 1918|
|-Record of Assignment-Boys’ Technical High School, Milwaukee,
|-Receipt from Deutsche Bank, Berlin, Germany, 1921|
|–The War Pantheon by Pierre Carrier-Belleuse & August-Francois
|-3 fliers re German Mark Investments, ca. 1919|
|-5 pages of German Empire bonds, ca. 1919|
|New Testament (Army & Navy edition), 1917||1||LOOSE|
|Lutheran Hymnal and Prayer Book for the Boys Under the Flag, 1918||1||LOOSE|
|The Story of Paris (with Guide)||1||LOOSE|
|Photo book: Reims En Ruines||1||LOOSE|
|2 Cartes Postales of Paris||1||LOOSE|
|PHOTOS: See M-237 and Over-OS Military #88-#89|
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