Joseph Garneau Papers,
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Most of the collection consists of photographs of the Polar Bears and Russians at Archangel. Included are views of camp, group and individual portraits of Americans and Russians, shots of surgery, and Russian women laundresses.
Garneau’s correspondence, June 25, 1918-July 12, 1919, is addressed to his family and then girlfriend, Florence. Most of the correspondence concerns his unit’s travel plans, his health, some training and social activities, and the weather. There are some descriptions of travel and living conditions and news of family and friends.