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Private Lee Barnes WWI helmet

Private Lee Barnes WWI helmet

Descriptive Summary

Title: Private Lee Barnes WWI helmet
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1917-1918
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet 1 oversized box
Collection Number: ms4217
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Private Lee Barnes (d. 1919) was from Thomasville, Georgia.

The M1917 helmet was the standard combat headgear worn by American troops from their entrance into World War I until the begining of World War II.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of one World War I era M1917 helmet, complete with shell and liner.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Private Lee Barnes WWI helmet, ms4217, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

African American soldiers -- Georgia.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Equipment and supplies.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1M1917 helmet