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Oliver Wolcott's Diary | Archives of the American Field Service and AFS Intercultural Programs

 
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Title:
Oliver Wolcott's Diary
Date:
1916 February 12- July 5
Description:
Oliver Wolcott's diary contains entries from February to July 1916, when he served with Section Sanitaire [Etats-] Unis (SSU) 2 of the American Field Service (AFS.) During this period, he is stationed in or visits places such as Verdun, Bar-le-Duc, Souilly, and Revigny in France. It begins with a description of the boat voyage over to Europe with a group of other AFS drivers. His diary includes descriptions of these locations, , troop movements, gas attacks, weaponry, aviation equipment, experiencing being shelled by German troops, interactions with both civilians and servicemen, and his time off-duty. This diary also contains straightforward and detailed descriptions of injuries and death.
Phys. Desc:
5.5" x 8.5" handwritten  diary with dark red cover containing 140 pages. Digital description: Also available as high resolution JPEG and TIFF files.
ID:
1_030_2
Repository:
Archives of the American Field Service and AFS Intercultural Programs
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Photographed by staff at The Center for Jewish History in New York, NY in 2016.
Rights:
This diary cannot be reproduced outside the guidelines of United States Fair Use (17 U.S.C., Section 107) without the advance permission of the Archives of the American Field Service and AFS Intercultural Programs.  In the event that this diary becomes a source for publication, a credit line indicating the Archives of the American Field Service and AFS Intercultural Programs is required.


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