• Creator Names American Legion. Department of Illinois.
  • Title American Legion, Illinois Branch records [manuscript], 1919 Apr. 9-Oct. 25.
  • Physical description ca. 46 items.
  • Collection summary Correspondence and pamphlets of the Illinois Branch of the American Legion and constitution and by-laws of the St. Louis caucus, primarily related to the founding of the organization of U.S. war veterans and the first annual convention held at Peoria (Ill.) in October 1919. Topics of resolutions include the Liberty Loan, conscientious objectors, reemployment of former service men, and provisions for disabled veterans. Pamphlet contains a history of the organization.
  • Names American Legion. Department of Illinois.
  • Subjects
    • Veterans Illinois Societies, etc.
    • Disabled veterans Missouri Saint Louis.
  • Geographic coverage Illinois Social conditions 20th century.
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.