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Image of 1977.29.14 - Speech

1977.29.14 - Speech

Speech of General Armando Vittorio Diaz of Italy at Third Annual Convention American Legion, Kansas City, MO

2003.31.79 - Certificate

The American Legion Golden Certificate issued to George L Mc'Cormac./ Issued in grateful appreciation to George L Mc'Cormac who, by these presents, is certified to have been a continuous member of The American Legion for fifty (50) or more years. By the authority of Resolution No. 15, adopted by the National Executive Committee of The American Legion, at its meeting of May 3 and 4, 1972, and in accordance with official records on file at National Headquarters, 700 North Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, Indiana.

2003.31.80 - Certificate

Last Man's Club certificate for George L. McCormac. R.C. (Connie) Burns Post #71 American Legion. Signed by Noah Wilson, president.

2003.31.82 - Certificate

Resolution certificate from the American Legion, honoring George L. McCormac after his passing and transferring him to the post Everlasting. The resolution has a blue and gold signant on it and is signed by the post commander and post adjutant.

2003.31.83 - Letter

Letter from the American Legion, No. 71 to Mrs. McCormac, expressing their condolences on the loss of her husband./ Dear Mrs. McCormac: It was with a deep sense of sadness that Mrs. Brown and I learned of the death of your husband and our good friend, George. His passing is a great loss to our post and I am sure the members of R.C. "Connie" Burns join me in expressing our heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. I am enclosing a resolution transferring him to the post everlasting. George McCormac set an example of concern and devoting to his follows citizens which won him the profound respect of his colleagues and the enduring admiration of all who new him. While words have little meanin

2006.135.25 - Letter

A form letter from the Office of the Quartermaster General of the Army regarding participation of patriotic societies in funerals. This letter is meant to inform the reader that the American Legion and the American Red Cross desired to help in any way they could with the funeral service of the fallen soldier. On the back of the letter is a note that the Jewish Welfare Board would gladly help in any funerals of jewish soldiers Authorized by the Quartermaster General Charles C. Pierce. From the service of pfc. William L. Davis Co. B, 139th Inf., 35th Division, AEF

Image of 2012.12.3 - Ticket, Admission

2012.12.3 - Ticket, Admission

From the service of 1st Lt. Joseph R. Holt, Inter-Allied Rhineland High Commission, Germany: Admission Ticket Admission ticket for the American Legion Benefit Fight Fest that took place on Saturday Evening, May 13, 1922. Ticket was for a ringside seat in Section E, Number 7 for a cost of $5.00

Image of 2012.12.11 - Card, Membership

2012.12.11 - Card, Membership

From the service of 1st Lt. Joseph R. Holt, Inter-Allied Rhineland High Commission, Germany: Membership Card of the American Legion in Coblenz, Germany Membership card for Joseph Holt to the American Legion Post No, 4 in Coblenz, Germany.

2006.23.9 - Pin, Lapel

American Legion lapel pin. From the service of Private First Class Wagoner William E. Browning, 12th Ambulance Company, 1st Sanitary Train, 1st Division, A.E.F.

Image of 2016.91.86 - Periodical

2016.91.86 - Periodical

The American Legion Weekly August 8, 1919 Volume 1, Number 6 Table of Contents: The Spy Hunters: A Popular Wartime Pastime Bringing Legion Ideals to Earth Soldiers of Mercy: War Was No Bright Pageant for Army Nurses Editorial PC.: Abuse of Soldiers, As The Legion Grows, Soldiers' Brides, The Alien Slacker Science Kills Soldier Frills: The Army Uniform from Satin and Lace to Khaki and Tin Hat Back in America Why I Back the Legion by Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. Cartoon depicting Cooties Sport: Boxing, Tennis, Racing, Golf, Baseball Artists Work for Beauty in Great War Memorials The End of the "Stars and Stripes" Bursts and Duds Bulletin Board American Legion Directory Letters fr

Image of 1976.290 - Print, Photographic

1976.290 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of delegates at the 2nd day of the 3rd Annual American Legion National Convention in Kansas City, Missouri. Dates held: October 31 - November 2, 1921.

Image of 1977.29.34 - Postcard, Picture

1977.29.34 - Postcard, Picture

Black and white photograph postcard of the Reviewing Stand at the American Legion Parade in Kansas City, Missouri. Parade was part of the festivities for the for Liberty Memorial site dedication held on November 1, 1921. Renault tank driving down parade route. Reviewing stand in background with 5 allied commanders.

Image of 1982.149.57 - Print, Photographic

1982.149.57 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of members of the Machine Gun Company of the 140th Infantry at the 3rd National American Legion Convention. Caption printed on image: "Machine Gun Co. 140th Inf. Hotel Muehlebach, 3rd National American Legion Convention, Kansas City, Mo. Oct. 31, Nov. 1,2 '21." From the service of Warren Osgood, Captain of 140th Machine Gun Company, Military Police of 138th Infantry and member of Mexican Border Campaign.

Image of 1982.170.13 - Print, Photographic

1982.170.13 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of Brigadier General Sherwood Cheney and Colonel Edward M. Stayton in front of Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri during American Legion Convention of 1921.

Image of 1988.52.62 - Print, Photographic

1988.52.62 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of American Legion members saluting the American flag in France. Typed on piece of paper attached to front of image: "American Legion at Invalides Museum, Paris, saluting flag." From the service of Major Charles Bartlett, 89th Division.

Image of 1988.52.71 - Print, Photographic

1988.52.71 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of American Legion members walking across a brick courtyard. Typed on piece of paper attached to front of image: "AMERICAN LEGION AT RAMBOUILLET / Summer Home of President of France Millerand. Reception des Legionnaires a Rambouillet." From the service of Major Charles Bartlett, 89th Division.

Image of 1988.52.57 - Print, Photographic

1988.52.57 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of French soldiers lining a cobblestone street as a honor guard with colorguard of American and French flags walking down the center. Typed on piece of paper attached to front of image: "American Legionaires at Versailles about to Enter Hall. Photo shows the American Legionaires now in France for memorial acceptance ceremonies about to enter the famous Hall of Treaties at Versailles. Note honor guard of French soldiers on each side. Major Opie in command. 9-6-21" From the service of Major Charles Bartlett, 89th Division.

Image of 1988.52.58 - Print, Photographic

1988.52.58 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of members of the American Legion behind American colorguard in Belgium. Typed on piece of paper attached to front of image: "AMERICAN LEGION TOUR / Leaving Palace, Brussels Belgium Immediately following reception and luncheon given by King Albert to American Legionaires (Five or six of the "boys" were decorated at this time by King Albert) 9-12-21" From the service of Major Charles Bartlett, 89th Division.

Image of 1988.52.59 - Print, Photographic

1988.52.59 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of French civilians with American flags along edge. Men in center with American and French flags behind them. Typed on piece of paper attached to front of image: "American Legion at Picpus Cemetery, Paris." From the service of Major Charles Bartlett, 89th Division.

Image of 1988.52.60 - Print, Photographic

1988.52.60 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of French fire fighters in review on horseback. French civilians and American Legion members looking on from right side. Typed on piece of paper attached to front of image: "French Fire Fighters in Review". From the service of Major Charles Bartlett, 89th Division.