A Guide to the George E. Smith Papers, 1917-1919
Born in Spring City, Tennessee, farmer George E. Smith joined the United States Army on May 26, 1918, at Moody, Texas. He served as a private during World War I before returning to Texas, where he was discharged at Camp Travis on June 21, 1919.
Comprised of military records, a photograph, a ticket, and a two-franc note, the George E. Smith Papers, 1917-1919, document Smith's military service during World War I. The military records include Smith's enlistment papers, discharge and activation cards. A photograph portrays the U. S. S. Leviathan, while the ticket provided passage on the naval ship. Additionally, the collection contains a two-franc note.
This collection is open for research use.
George E. Smith Papers, 1917-1919, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project, 2009-2011.
Detailed Description of the Papers