American Legion, Dept. of Washington records, 1919-1920  PDF

Overview of the Collection

American Legion. Dept. of Washington
American Legion, Dept. of Washington records
1919-1920 (inclusive)
.5 linear feet
4 microfilm reels : positive
4 microfilm reels : negative
Collection Number
2261 (Accession No. 2261-001)
Records of United States veterans organization concerned with the social and political interests of veterans
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
Access Restrictions

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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 Massacre" court case), 1920. Papers of Charles D. Cunningham, attorney for the prosecution.

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Restrictions on Use

No copying permitted. Microfilm may not be loaned.

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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