[January 26, 2016]
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about a year remaining before the observance of the centennial of
the U.S. entrance into WW I, the Logan County Genealogical and
Historical Society is requesting help with identifying the attached
unidentified photographs of soldiers and inductees from Logan
Researcher, Bill Donath, is working on a book about the Logan County
activities that took place during that time in support of the war
effort and the men and women who served in some capacity during the
war. The book is nearly complete and is planned for availability
Anyone wishing to submit photographs or stories about the men and
women who served during WW I can submit those to Bill Donath at
LCGHS, 114 N. Chicago St., or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Bill
will be available at LCGHS on Fridays from 11 am to 4 pm. Please
contact Bill before bringing items to LCGHS. Phone: 732-9881 and
leave a message.
The ribbon worn by some of the inductees in the photographs to the
left. It notified railroad staff that the U.S. government would pay
for their transportation to camp.
Pictures provided by the LCGHS
(Click on photos for a larger version.
To submit identity, use the number listed below the picture, or
right click the picture, choose copy, then paste it into the body of
your email to Donath.)