The National Archives and Records Administration  branch in Kansas City continues to offer examples of World War I-era material in their collections.

The July issue has an article and example of the War Risk Insurance Case Files from the Great War.  It can be read by scrolling to the closing pages of the newsletter at the following link (you may find other useful information in the opening pages:)  https://www.archives.gov/files/kansas-city/press/newsletter/2017-july.pdf

 

Blair Tarr is the Museum Curator of the Kansas State Historical Society. He oversees the three-dimensional collections of the Society, but has special interests in the Civil War, Wichita-made Valentine diners, and Leavenworth’s Abernathy Furniture. In the last few years he has also done a lot of cramming on The Great War.

He is a past president of the Kansas Museums Association and the Civil War Round Tables of both Kansas City and Eastern Kansas. He is currently a board member of the Heritage League of Greater Kansas City.