Fred M. Fuecker papers, 1911-1955  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Fuecker, Fred M. (Fred Michael), 1895-1975
Fred M. Fuecker papers
1911-1955 (inclusive)
5.0 linear feet, (11 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 514
Fred Michael Fuecker (1895-1975) served in the military from 1911-1955, including WWI and WWII. The collection consists of a World War I diary, administrative papers of the provost marshal of Los Angeles and Arizona, and of Service Command Unit 4910, Los Angeles (1942-1944), and seven photograph albums, (1911-1924), scrapbooks and mementos.
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Historical NoteReturn to Top

Fred Michael Fuecker (1895-1975) was born in Cold Springs, Minnesota. He enlisted in the Army in 1911, and by 1917 was Regimental Sergeant Major, 1st Minnesota Field Artillery. He was commissioned 1st lieutenant, F.A., Minnesota National Guard in 1917, and went to France, serving with the 151st Field Artillery, 42nd Division, A.E.F. After the war he was in the Field Artillery Reserve. In WWII he served with the Military Police Corps in Arizona, California and the Philippines. He retired in 1955.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of a World War I diary (1917-1919), administrative papers of the Provost Marshal, Los Angeles and Arizona, and of Service Command Unit 4910, Los Angeles (1942-1944), and seven albums of photographs (1911-1924), and mementos.

There is also a scrapbook made by the officers of the S.C. 21 4910 for Lt. Col Fuecker filled with correspondence, military memos, photographs of soldiers and places visited (the Phillippines), and mementos such as military patches, travel ephemera, and a Japanese diary found by Fuecker in Manila in 1945.

The photographs document the people and activities of Fuecker's military units.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Fred Micheal Fuecker papers, Ax 514, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Papers, 1911-1955Return to Top

4.5 linear feet

Photographs (PH098), 1911-1924Return to Top

0.75 linear feet
Fuecker, Fred M. (Fred Michael), 1895-1975
Container(s) Description Dates
PH098_0000: F. Batt. 1st USFA, 1911-1914
1.0 unknown
First Minnesota F.A., Mexican border, 1916
Le Bonne France [1917-1918]
151 F.A. 42nd Rainbow Div, June 24, 1917 - May 1st 1918, AEF
Camp McClellan, Ala. 1918-1919
Camp Bragg, NC, February 18 - June 5, 1919
Camp and Quarters [146th Field Artillery, 1923-1924]

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Military
  • Soldiers--United States
  • World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, American
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Personal Names :
  • Fuecker, Fred M. (Fred Michael), 1895-1975
  • Fuecker, Fred M. (Fred Michael), 1895-1975--Correspondence
  • Fuecker, Fred M. (Fred Michael), 1895-1975--Diaries
  • Corporate Names :
  • United States. Army. Field Artillery.
  • United States. Army--Military police.
  • Geographical Names :
  • Philippines--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Administrative records
  • Correspondence
  • Diaries
  • Photograph albums
  • Scrapbooks