Homer J. Aubry papers, 1909-1929, bulk 1918-1919

Portrait of Homer J. Aubry in uniform.
Portrait of Homer J. Aubry in uniform. Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Center.

Correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia of Corporal Homer J. Aubry, relating to his service in Company K, 363rd Infantry, American Expeditionary Forces, during the first World War. The bulk of the collection consists of letters from Corporal Aubry to his mother, Mrs. Joseph Aubry. Also included: letters to his brothers, Alfred A. and Lawrence, and letters to him from his mother and his aunt, Mrs. Hough; photographs of his service in France; certificate of appointment to rank of Corporal; honorable discharge; holiday menus; french language guides; newspaper clippings; welcome home button and program; Catholic prayer book; playing cards; notebook listing all letters he wrote during his time in France; a program for the eleven-year reunion of his company; two maps of France; and a calendar of the correspondence and military service chronology created by an unknown family member at a later date.

7 folders, .2 linear feet
Correspondence arranged chronologically.
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Available at Oakland History Center, Main Library.