Member of 337th Ambulance Company who served in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1920, the "Polar Bear Expedition." Collection includes interview and miscellaneous papers.
0.1 linear feet 254 MB (4 digital files; online)
2010197 Aa 2
Finding aid prepared by: Len Coombs
Scope and Content:
This collection contains physical files as well as digital reproductions. In this finding aid, the collection has been arranged into one series, Papers.
This collection contains digitized sound recordings (Folder 1); the original sound recordings are owned by the donor. The digital items in this collection were digitized from originals by the individual donor 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.
Papers include an interview with transcription of John Percey Clock and Lawrence K. Montgomery of Charlevoix, Mich., who served in Company K, 339th Infantry, interviewed by John Robert Clock June 25, 1978. Also miscellaneous papers relating to Clock's service and activities of the Polar Bear Association.
Biographical / Historical:
John Percey Clock, of Detroit and later Southfield, Mich., served in the 337th Ambulance Company during the American intervention in North Russia, the "Polar Bear Expedition."
The collection was donated by Cheryl Gross in 2010 (Donor no.: 10349 ).
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