St. Mary Catholic Church Loyola Club scrapbook
This digital collection features select items from the St. Mary Catholic Church Loyola Club scrapbook (MS-1049), which consists of photocopies of pamphlets, newsletters, clippings, and correspondence related to the project of the Catholic youth club in Toledo to provide "a stream of cheerful communication, of practical comforts, of spiritual support..." to soldiers of the parish serving during World War I.
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First appeal of the Loyola Club "Help the Boys in Camp" committee
First appeal from the "Help the Boys in Camp" committee of the Loyola Club of St. Mary Catholic Church, established to "take a direct and personal interest in the welfare, comfort and needs of every young man of this parish who is in the service of his country."
"St. Mary's Calendar" Victory Edition
Victory Edition of the "St. Mary's Calendar," published shortly after the armistice ending the fighting in World War I. The edition includes a summary history of the Loyola Club's War Relief Commission, as well as extracts of letters received from soldiers and an Honor Roll.
"Loyola Club News and Notes," September 1918
"Loyola Club News and Notes" section of the September 1918 issue of the "St. Mary's Calendar" newsletter, providing an update on the activities of the Loyola Club's War Relief Commission.
Newspaper account of Raymond Reinbold war letter
Newspaper article summarizing a letter from Raymond Reinbold, a parishioner of Toledo's St. Mary's Catholic Church serving in World War I, in which Reinbold describes his exeriences on the Western Front in Europe.
Loyola Club War Relief Commission letter to servicemen from St. Mary's parish
Letter from George B. Schramm, chairman of the St. Mary Catholic Church Loyola Club's War Relief Commission, to all men from St. Mary's parish serving in World War I, assuring them of the parish's support and requesting that they stay in continual contact with updated address information, material…