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Description of the Collection
U. S. Army discharge papers - a 1918 "Copy for the American Red Cross File" and a 1958 "Certificate in lieu of lost of destroyed discharge" - for Private John M. Rise, 3 457 282. Inducted Oct. 21, 1918; honorably discharged Dec. 9, 1918. Also what appears to be the panorama-type photo of his unit (photo cannot be unrolled and viewed).
1918 & 1958
Records of the Lewis Institute was a technical and professional college that served the greater Chicago area from 1896 to 1940. In 1940 it merged with Armour Institute of Technology to form the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). Includes financial and property records from the original bequest up to the founding of the school, and Board of Trustees minutes. Materials reference some other Chicago are colleges, including University of Chicago and Armour Institute of Technology. Student...
- Subject: World War, 1914-1918
- Subject: Education--Illinois--Chicago
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