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World War I enlistment portrait
World War I enlistment portrait
TitleWorld War I enlistment portrait
Date of Original1918-04-29?
CreatorMcFarland, R. Kenneth, 1891-1972
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionMan standing in his socks and underwear with studio backdrop, in World War I enlistment portrait.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectMilitary
Subject (LCTGM)Men
Subject (LCSH)World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1914-1918 - Recruiting & enlistment
Personal NameBehm, Herman, 1895-1918
LocationValley City (N.D.)
Fingal (N.D.)
Barnes County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2000.501.341
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Gelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original14 x 9 cm.
Publisher of OriginalMcFarland, R. Kenneth, 1891-1972, photographer
Place of PublicationValley City (N.D.)
Transcription"Herman Buhn, Enlisting WWI" - handwritten on back of postcard. Name likely misspelled, and that of Herman Behm, of Fingal, N.D.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryPhoto likely that of Herman Behm, son of Frank and Mary (Wurzer) Behm of Fingal, N.D. Herman Behm was born September 20, 1895. He was inducted at Valley City on April 29, 1918. He was sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. He served in the 163rd Depot Brigade, Company K, 305th Infantry and Company K, 358th Infantry overseas. He was killed in Puvenelle, Lorraine, France Oct. 25, 1918.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionRonald Olin North Dakota Postcard Collection 2000
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2000.501.341)
Digital IDrs004431
Original SourcePostcard
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