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World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection

2003-0039



Description: COs waiting their turn for a hearing before the Board of Inquiry. Guards stand to the extreme left and right. Guard on the right was Manuel Seiker, a regular from Hillsboro, Kansas. Used in Gerlof Homan, American Mennonites and the Great War, p. 136.
Date: 1918?
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original size: 10.5 x 6 cm
Source: Henry Gaede; D. R. Hoeppner?
Photographer:

2014-0019



Description: Mess Hall Line
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 13.3 x 7.6 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 2. Soldiers lined up for chow in front of a mess hall at Ft.Riley

2014-0020



Description: COs Peeling Potatoes
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 13.3 x 7.6 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 3. The two men standing and wearing aprons were regulars assigned to kitchen duty with the COs. Used in Mennonite Life, Sept. 1975, p.19

2014-0021



Description: COs Peeling Potatoes
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 10.2 x 5.7 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 4

2014-0022



Description: COs Cutting Grass
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: N/A
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 5. We have negatives.

2014-0023



Description: Released Prisoner Henry Gaede
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 5.7 x 10.2 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 7. Released prisoner Henry Gaede beside new living quarters known as 3Bn Tents following imprisonment in guard house. Gaede was put into the guard house following his refusal to march and accept a weapon. Text on photo: "When a feller needs a friend."

2014-0024



Description: COs Outside of Living Quarters
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 10.2 x 5.7 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 9. (L to R) Ben Eitzen, A.E. Hiebert, and Henry Gaede in front of 3 Bn tents which served as temporary living quarters for most of the COs.

2014-0025



Description: COs at Rest during Hike
Date: 1918
Location: Countryside around Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 11.4 x 7 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 10. COs at rest during a hike through the countryside surrounding Fort Riley. They are flanked on both ends by guards. The arrow points to Henry Gaede.

2014-0026



Description: COs Outside of Barracks
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 10.2 x 5.7 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No.11. The COs were eventually gathered together into one company (Co. R, 1st Casual Battalion). Pictured is one of the barracks. The three men in the left-hand corner of the picture are peeling potatoes.

2014-0027



Description: COs on a hike
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 10.2 x 5.7 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 12. The commanding officer, with hands on hips, looks somewhat exasperated and disgusted with the entire operation.

2014-0028



Description: COs outside Mess Hall
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 5.7 x 10.2 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 13. Chow time. William Knak (left), Henry Gaede (right).

2014-0029



Description: COs in front of the Fort Riley depot
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 10.2 x 5.7 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 16. (L to R) Carl Johnson, Menno Claassen, Ben Eitzen, Unidentified CO, Henry Gaede

2014-0030



Description: Henry Gaede reads a letter from home
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 3.8 x 6.4 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 18

2014-0031



Description: Henry Gaede at Fort Riley
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 6 x 10.2 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 19

2014-0032



Description: Hillsboro CO boating trip
Date: 1918
Location: Near Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 10.2 x 5.7 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 21. (L to R) Henry Gaede, William Knuk, Ben Eitzen (hand raised), Menno Claassen, Pete Evert, Fred Swartzendruber

2014-0033



Description: Hillsboro CO boating trip
Date: 1918
Location: Near Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 10.2 x 5.7 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 22. Gaede and Swartzendruber wait for a rescue squad. CO in background is drying clothes after having fallen into the river.

2014-0034



Description: Seeing the sights around Fort Riley
Date: 1918
Location: Near Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 5.7 x 10.2 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 24. (L to R) Henry Gaede, Ben Eitzen

2014-0035



Description: Aerial View of Fort Riley
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 10.2 x 5.7 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 25. Note the tents interspersed between the wooden barracks.

2014-0036



Description: Company A, 1st Casual Battalion embarking on a hike
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 10.2 x 5.7 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 27

2014-0037



Description: Regulars in Training
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 10.2 x 5.7 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 29. Gaede noted that the Army "tried to make devils of us" during these training sessions. To teach men to obey orders, they sang marching song together and were made to pick up cigarette butts on command. When told to do so, they marched in formation to trash cans to deposit their collection of butts.

2014-0038



Description: Men Incapable of Soldiery
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 10.2 x 5.7 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 30. In the rush to create an army, men who were incapable of soldiery were inducted, drafted, and sent to camp. Here Henry Gaede (far left) and Pete Evert (second from right) pose for a picture with some of these men who found their way to Fort Riley. Gaede called them "half-wits." The tents in the background housed one man each.

2014-0039



Description: COs investigating trench
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 10.2 x 5.7 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 31. COs investigating one of the many trenches at Fort Riley that were used to ready men for combat in Europe.

2014-0040



Description: Visitors from home
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 10.2 x 5.7 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 32. COs in uniform (L to R)-H. Gaede, Jake Nickel (cousin of Gaede). Car driver, Henry Penner; young woman in backseat, Mary Gaede (Henry's sister).

2014-0041



Description: Barrack 37 of Company R, 1st Casual Battalion
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 10.2 x 5.7 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 36. (L to R) William Knuk, A.E. Hiebert, Joseph Byler, _____ Voth, Ben Eitzen, Unknown Man

2014-0042



Description: Men of Company A, 1st Casual Battalion, inside one of their barracks
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 12.1 x 7.3 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 37. Two of the men in the right foreground are reading their Bibles.

2014-0043



Description: Kansas Winter at Ft. Riley
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 13.3 x 7.9 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 38. (L to R) Pete Evert, P.C. Wohlgemuth, John Pauls, Henry Buller, Jacob Kroeker, Henry Gaede

2014-0044



Description: COs with cannon
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 10.2 x 5.7 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 40. (L to R) Bill Knak and Ben Eitzen

2014-0045



Description: COs at Marker for Geographic center of U.S.
Date: 1918
Location: Near Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 10.2 x 5.7 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 41. (L to R) Menno Buller, A.E. Hiebert, Bill Knuk, Ben Dirks, Unknown Man

2014-0046



Description: Tired feet of Henry Gaede
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 5.7 x 10.2 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 42. Writing on shoe soles added in pen after the fact

2014-0047



Description: COs at rest
Date: 1918
Location: Fort Riley, Kansas
MLA filing: World War I - Gaede, Henry, Collection
Original Size: 10.2 x 5.7 cm
Source: Henry Gaede
Photographer:
Notes: No. 43. (L to R) Ben Eitzen, A.E. Hiebert, Henry Gaede, Albert Schroeder

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