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service men of world war I
Clockwise from top left: Howard Pettengill of Newberg (Merchant Marine); William Anderson of Eastside (Navy); Milton Pugh of Albany (Army-Spruce Production); William B. Davis of Ashland (Army) (OSA, Oregon State Defense Council Records, World War I Personnel Photographs)
The following resources provide more opportunities for learning. "Related Record Groups" offer descriptions of the records of the Oregon Military Department, Soldiers' and Sailors' Commission, and more. "Related Resources" connect viewers with broader perspectives of World War I. And the "Research and Use Options" include information about the Defense Council record group and how to conduct research and order copies of records and photographs.


Exhibit by Gary Halvorson, Senior Archivist

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Planalp diary transcription: Rhonda Lester; Reviewers: Layne Sawyer, Roy Turnbaugh -  Oregon State Archives. Technical Assistance:  Emma Snodgrass, Kevin Courtney - Oregon Secretary of State's Office.