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Preliminary Guide to the American Legion, Dept. of Washington Records



Manuscript Collection No.: 2261
Accession No.: 2261-001
Creator: American Legion. Dept. of Washington , creator
Title: American Legion, Dept. of Washington records
Date Span: 1919-1920
Quantity: .5 linear feet
4 microfilm reels : positive
4 microfilm reels : negative
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Historical Note

United States veterans organization, 1919- . The American Legion has male and female members drawn from the veterans of the two world wars and the wars in Korea and Vietnam. The legion was founded in Paris in 1919. It is organized into local posts. It is basically concerned with the social and political interests of veterans.

Scope and Content

Microfilm of trial transcripts, correspondence, reports, writings, legal documents, ephemera.

Washington State v. Britt Smith et al. ("Centralia Massacre" court case), 1920. Papers of Charles D. Cunningham, attorney for the prosecution.

Restrictions on Access

Access restricted: For terms of access,contact Special Collections for details.

Restrictions on Use

No copying permitted. Microfilm may not be loaned.

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries

Acquisition Info

Copied from originals loaned by American Legion, 5/1/1974.


Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Cunningham, C. D. (Charles D.), 1882- --Trials, litigation, etc., creator.
Smith, Britt--Trials, litigation, etc., creator.
Organizations:
American Legion. Dept. of Washington--Archives.
Industrial Workers of the World.
Subjects:
Centralia Massacre, Centralia, Wash., 1919--Sources.
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