Papers of a soldier in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1919, the "Polar Bear Expedition."
13 digital files (9.51 MB)
Finding aid prepared by: Polly Reynolds
Scope and Content:
This collection contains digital records; the original papers and/or photographs are owned by the donor. The digital items in this collection were digitized from originals by the individual donors before being received by the Bentley Historical Library. Preservation copies of these files with their original file names and CD-ROM file structures intact have been submitted to Deep Blue. Access copies of these digital files can be viewed by clicking on the links next to the individual folders in the Content List below.
In this finding aid, the files have been arranged into two series, Papers and Photographs. Within each series, files are listed numerically according to the file arrangement they were given by the donor. The files in this collection are in JPG format.
Digitized files include Bandemer's enlistment record from 1917, his honorable discharge from 1919, and a letter citing his promotion to Sergeant dated 1919. Digitized photographs are of individuals and groups, including portraits of Bandemer, a photograph of Polar Bear Expedition medics ca. 1918-1919, also includes photographs of a Polar Bear Expedition reunion.
Biographical / Historical:
Sergeant Medical Detachment, U.S. 339th Infantry during the American intervention in North Russia, 1918-1920.
The collection was donated by Karen Boardman-Moore in 2006 (Donor no.: 9875 ).
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