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Series I: Manuscripts (continued)
Correspondence, 1917-1919 (continued)
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MS05 continued
BOX-FOLDER MSS2782/6 Correspondence, 1916-1919
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MS06: Correspondence between Ronsheim and his parents, Samuel Ronsheim and Catherine Stamm Ronsheim, who lived in Anderson, Indiana. Also included are several letters from the veteran's wife, Isabel, to his parents. Topics covered include: daily activities; news of friends; thoughts on growing older; early days in the Army; clothing; duties; training; food; Isabel's work as a librarian; travel to Europe and thoughts on going to war; impressions of Europe; photographs; mail; recreation.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2783/1-6 Correspondence, 1916-1919
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MS06 continued
BOX-FOLDER OVZ288/1 Correspondence, 1916-1919
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MS06 continued
BOX-FOLDER MSS2797/2 Correspondence, 1917-1919
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MS35: Additional correspondence between Milton and Isabel Ronsheim, and Milton's parents, Simon Ronsheim and Catherine Stamm Ronsheim.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2784/1-2 Correspondence, 1917-1919
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MS07: Letters between the veteran and his wife, Isabel, and Isabel's family, primarily her parents, Mr. & Mrs. Harry B. McConnell, of Cadiz, Ohio. Topics covered include: Harry McConnell's work as proprietor of the Cadiz Republican; Isabel's work as a librarian; Milton's training; postcards from Italy.
BOX-FOLDER OVZ329/2 Correspondence, 1917-1919
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MS07 continued
BOX-FOLDER MSS2784/3-7 Correspondence, 1916-1941
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MS08: Letters between Ronsheim and various correspondents including Ronsheim's brother, Edward; other family; Members of Congress; fellow veterans. Topics covered include: news of the veteran's family; thoughts on the quality of YMCA services; formation of an American Legion post; reunion activities; bonuses for World War I veterans; distributing photograph collections to fellow veterans; Ronsheim's collecting of envelopes sent by the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF).
BOX-FOLDER OVZ251/2 Correspondence, 1916-1941
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MS08 continued
BOX-FOLDER OVZ329/3 Correspondence, 1916-1941
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MS08 continued
BOX-FOLDER MSS2797/3 Correspondence, 1917-1918
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MS37: Additional correspondence to Milton Ronsheim from friends and family.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2785/1-2 Correspondence, 1917-1919
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MS09: Letters to the veteran's wife, Isabel Ronsheim, from friends, family and colleagues. Topics covered include: work as a librarian; news of Milton; news of her cousin, Allen Scott, who served in France; daily life of military wives.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2797/3 Correspondence, July 10, 1917
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MS36: Correspondence to Isabel Ronsheim from her sister-in-law, Helen.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2785/3 Correspondence, 1917-1919
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MS10: Miscellaneous correspondence. Includes letters from members of Milton and Isabel Ronsheim's families, and a letter to the editor of the Cadiz Republican. Also included are several empty envelopes.
BOX-FOLDER OVZ329/4 Creative works, 1918
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MS11: Poem, "The U.S. Volunteer," by Charles A. Stonebraker (02/02/1918).
BOX-FOLDER MSS2785/4 Creative works, 1919
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MS12: Poem, "Golden Buttons," by Ronsheim (02/08/1919).
BOX-FOLDER MSS2785/5 Diaries and journals, 1918-1919
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MS13: Pocket-sized notebook containing brief notes about daily activities, locations.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2785/6 Diaries and journals, 1918-1919
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MS14: Notepad containing notes, lists of names, and a story titled "Unfit for Service: A True record of the short life of Walter Noble (Jerry Allen) as a private in Company L, 332nd Reg. Inf. U.S.N.A. at Camp Sherman, O., Sept. 21, 1917 - Jan. 1918."
BOX-FOLDER MSS2797/4 Diaries and journals, 1918
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MS38: Bound volume in which the veteran hand-copied the diary of fellow soldier Richard J. (Dick) Morris, of Lisbon, Ohio.
BOX-FOLDER OVZ288/1 Maps, undated
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MS17: Map of Italy.
BOX-FOLDER OVZ236/1 Maps, 1960
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MS18: France, Belgium, and the Netherlands, annotated with the veteran's route through Europe.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2785/7 Maps, 1917
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MS19: Rand-McNally War Map of the Italian Front.
BOX-FOLDER OVZ329/5 Memoirs, 1914-1925
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MS20: Brief remembrances by Ronsheim, written for various purposes. Some appear to have been written for publication, speeches, or as part of letters home. Topics covered include: health; music; Italian antiquities; rumors; the end of the war; the YMCA.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2797/5 Memoirs, undated
1 folder
MS39: Brief remembrances by Ronsheim that appear to be drafts of pieces written for publication.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2785/8-9 Military papers, 1917-1920
2 folders
MS21: Draft board forms and correspondence; company rosters; passes; rules of conduct; training records; medical records.
BOX-FOLDER OVZ329/6 Military papers, 1917-1920
1 folder
MS21 continued
BOX-FOLDER MSS2786/1 Periodicals, January 1918
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MS22: War Library Bulletin, volume 1, number 4, January 1918.
BOX-FOLDER OVZ251/3 Periodicals, 1918
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MS23: The Rangefinder: Bulletin of the 332nd Infantry in Camp, series I, number 1, August 24, 1918; series I, number 5, September 24, 1918.
BOX-FOLDER OVZ251/3 Periodicals, August 15, 1918
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MS24: The Red Cross Bulletin of the American Red Cross in Italy, volume 1, special, August 15, 1918.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2786/2 Periodicals, July 1919
1 folder
MS25: The American Legion Weekly, volume 1, number 1, July 4, 1919; volume 1, number 2, July 11, 1919.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2786/3 Periodicals, 1921
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MS26: The Soldiers' and Sailors' Bulletin, volume II, number 1, January 1921; volume II, number 4, April 1921; volume II, number 5, May 1921; volume II, number 7, July 1921; volume II, number 5, August 1921; volume II, number 9, September 1921.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2786/4-5 Printed matter, 1917-1924
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MS27: Postcards, primarily depicting scenes in Italy. Also included are several postcards from Ohio.
BOX-FOLDER OVZ334/1 Printed matter, 1917-1924
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MS28: Programs and handbills, primarily from theater performances in Italy. Also included are programs from performances in Ohio, and from the First Annual Reunion of 332nd Infantry Association.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2786/6-8 Printed matter, 1917-1924
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MS29: Pamphlets and booklets on various topics, including the American Legion, prevention of sexually transmitted infections, the French language, a home reading course for citizen-soldiers, the War service of the American Library Association, the Italian front, and the 332nd Infantry Association.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2787/1-4 Printed matter, 1917-1924
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MS30: Printed mater relating to war work for children (Victory Girls and Victory Boys); books for soldiers; the 332nd Infantry Association; Ronsheim's collection wartime envelopes; wartimes songs and poems; health and nutrition; war bonds; calling cards; ticket stubs; a bound volume of paper samples; panoramic print of Chillicothe, Ohio; brochure and diagram of the RMS Aquitania.
BOX-FOLDER OVZ287/2 Printed matter, 1917-1924
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MS30 continued
BOX-FOLDER MSS2787/5 Printed matter, 1917-1924
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MS31: Inventories of photographs: "Wanderings of Wallace's Circus, as photographed by Ronsheim"; List of official U.S. photographs shown at the Signal Corps exhibitions in New York, Washington, Philadelphia and other cities; List of official U.S. photographs illustrative of the activities of the American Expeditionary Force in Italy. Also included is a photo album cover from the "Wanderings of Wallace's Circus" collection. "Wanderings of Wallace's Circus, as photographed by Ronsheim" describes PH39-PH229. Photo album contained PH21-PH26, which do not fit the descriptions of photos listed in the inventory.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2797/6-10 Printed matter, 1917-1919
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MS39: Brief remembrances by Ronsheim that appear to be drafts of pieces written for publication.

MS40: Postcards and souvenir picture books of various locations in Italy, Germany and Austria.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2797/11 Printed matter, 1917-1919
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MS41: Various booklets and pamphlets, including "The Sights of Rome," "The Character of Jesus," "The Value of the Church," "The Master's Way: Studies for Men in the Army," "Greetings to the American Soldiers in Italy from Thomas Nelson Page American Ambassador to Italy," Camp Sherman information brochure; entertainment programs, 332nd Infantry Association membership card, request for books for soldiers, certificate from audience with the Pope.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2799/1 Printed matter, 1917-1919
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MS41 continued
BOX-FOLDER MSS2787/6 Regimental/unit histories, September 1, 1929
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MS32: "History of the 332nd Infantry," Akron, Ohio, September 1, 1929. Includes history, roster, songs, reunion program.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2787/7 Other Manuscript Material, undated
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MS33: Various handwritten notes, lists, and addresses; handwritten vaudeville program.
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