Processing information: Collection processing completed 2001/01 by Susan King. Finding aid revised 2015/11/25 by Lauren Patton.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
This collection consists of 72 Lantern Slides. The slides depict the efforts of various service organizations to entertain soldiers and sailors, both in America and overseas, during World War I. Organizations include the YMCA, Knights of Columbus, Jewish Welfare Board, American Library Association, and Salvation Army. All but slide numbers 71 and 72 were produced by the Novelty Slide Company, 209 West 48 Street, New York, NY. These slides are marked with numbers that correspond to those in the listing below. Number 71 was produced by Perfection Slide Company, 79-83 Fifth Avenue, New York. The producer of number 72 is unknown.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
World War I Leisure Time Lantern Slides, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Mansucripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.