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-- Manuscript Group 1268, American Legion Of New Jersey, Records 1916 - 1950

Archives Documents, Manuscripts, Maps, & Photographs


      Records, 1916 - 1950.   1/4 ft.


   Primarily a collection of photographs and pamphlets relating to the American Legion of New Jersey, located in Trenton.  Collection includes a large number of unidentified photographs apparently from Christmas Events and affairs of the 1940s as well as a smaller number of oversize, identifiable photographs.  Included are photographs taken at Camp Harry J. Jones, Douglas, Arizona, 1916; Camp Gordon, Georgia, 1919; a panoramic photo marked, "United States Troops on the Mexican Border, Arizona, 1916, no.27" and several others.  Also included are group pictures of participants in the "Annual Pilgrimage to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, . . . 1940 -- American Legion and American Legion Auxillary, New Jersey," and several different lunch and dinner affairs sponsored by the Legion's Auxillary and by the Essex County Republican Women during the 1940s.  Two pamphlets in this collection pertain to the ceremonies and history of Masons (F & A.M.) in New Jersey.



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