Discher Family Papers,1917-1921

Descriptive Summary

Title
Discher Family Papers,1917-1921
Creator
Discher Family
Extent
20 items
Subjects
Camp Zachary Taylor (Ky.)-- History-- Sources.
Epidemics-- History-- 20th century.
Epidemics-- History-- Sources.
Influenza-- History-- 20th century.
Influenza-- History-- Sources.
Louisville (Ky.)-- Social life and customs.
United States.-- Army-- History-- World War, 1914-1918-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Residents of Jefferson County, Kentucky. Papers are primarily composed of family letters to Louis Discher, a soldier serving in the American Expeditionary Force during World War I. The letters relate life in Louisville during the war, discussing family news and activities, Catholicism, Camp Zachary Taylor, and the 1918 Spanish influenza epidemic