Iowa, Black Hawk County, Waterloo, World War I Pledge Cards - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Iowa, Black Hawk County, Waterloo, World War I Pledge Cards, 1917-1918
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Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, 
United States
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Location of Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa
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Record Description
Record Type WWI pledge cards
Collection years 1917-1918
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Black Hawk County Memorial Hall Commission, Iowa


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection includes index and images of donation pledge cards from Waterloo families who donated to war bond drives supporting the nation during World War I.

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  • Address
  • Amount pledged
  • Date of purchase

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