Washington American Legion records, 1919-1920  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
American Legion. Department of Washington
Title
Washington American Legion records
Dates
1919-1920 (inclusive)
Quantity
Use copies: 4 microfilm reels : positive
Masters: 4 microfilm reels : negative
Collection Number
2261 (Accession No. 2261-001)
Summary
Records of United States veterans organization concerned with the social and political interests of veterans
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection consists entirely of analog media (microfilm reels) and must be viewed onsite during hours of opening. The microfilm cannot be loaned.

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Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

United States veterans organization, 1919- . The American Legion has male and female members drawn from the veterans of the two world wars and the wars in Korea and Vietnam. The legion was founded in Paris in 1919. It is organized into local posts. It is basically concerned with the social and political interests of veterans.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Microfilm of trial transcripts, correspondence, reports, writings, legal documents, ephemera.

Washington State v. Britt Smith et al. ("Centralia Tragedy" a.k.a."Centralia Massacre" court case), 1920. Papers of Charles D. Cunningham, attorney for the prosecution.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries. Some materials are Public Records—not subject to copyright. Copying, quotation, publication and other uses are unrestricted if records are open for public release. Charles D. Cunningham's copyrights is unknown; restrictions may exist on copying, quotation, or publication. Users are responsible for researching copyright status before use.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Centralia Massacre, Centralia, Wash., 1919--Sources
  • Corporate Names :
  • American Legion. Department of Washington--Archives
  • Industrial Workers of the World
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Cunningham, C. D. (Charles D.), 1882-1963--Trials, litigation, etc (creator)
    • Smith, Britt--Trials, litigation, etc (creator)