World War I Vignette collection
This collection contains two short sketched vignettes in watercolor, outlining the experience of UO students after the end of World War I. The vignette "Over Here" (1918) describe the day-to-day experiences of Marion Gilstrap of Eugene, Oregon during World War I. The second vignette "When the Boys Came Home" (1919) depicts the expectations versus reality of returning home after the war, through the eyes of an unknown soldier. Places and subjects relating to Eugene featured in this vignette are Villard Hall, the Register Guard, the Rainbow Cafe, and the Fairmont Loop Society.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.
Conditions Governing Use
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
.1 linear feet (1 folder (in half manuscript multiple collection box))
Language of Materials
This collection contains two short sketched vignettes in watercolor, outlining the experience of UO students after the end of World War I.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Denise Lincoln, 2018.
Collection processed by Emily Haskins, 2019.
- Guide to World War I Vignette collection
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- Finding aid prepared by Emily Haskins.
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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