Caroline Hickman Photos of and Correspondence with Soldier Relatives

Title

Caroline Hickman Photos of and Correspondence with Soldier Relatives

Description

This WWI scrapbook of mementos kept and left by Mrs. Edward [Caroline Altes] Hickman are loaned by her grandson, Franklin Hickman Meyer, D.D.S. of Eden, NY. Contained in the collection are photos, postcards and correspondence. The many letters to Caroline are from a few of her relatives who were then serving in WWI. The soldiers who wrote these letters include:
  • Corp. George A. Altes, , 326th Butchery Co., AEF, Caroline's brother from Hamburg who later ran the family Altes Meat Market in Hamburg
  • Reg. Color Sgt. George John Miller, 359th Infantry, AEF, Caroline's uncle from Buffalo
  • Pvt. Addis H Meyer, 311 Infantry, a cousin from Hamburg
  • Sgt. 1st Class. Arthur P Miller, 1st Air Depot, AEF, another cousin from Buffalo.

Publisher

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library (Publisher of digital)

Rights

Digital image copyright 2018 by the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library. Images in this collection are not to be used for any commercial purposes without the expressed written permission of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library. Users of this website are free to utilize material from this collection for non-commercial and educational purposes.