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, |
|Flag of Iowa|
|Location of Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa|
|Location of Iowa|
|Record Type||WWI pledge cards|
|Black Hawk County Memorial Hall Commission, Iowa|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can these Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
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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What Can these Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
This collection may include:
- Name of person
- Amount pledged
- Date of purchase
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How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
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- County of residence
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Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Iowa.
Related Family History Library Holdings[edit | edit source]
- Iowa, World War I Selective Service System draft registration cards, 1917-1918
- Iowa, Black Hawk County, Waterloo, World War I pledge cards, 1917-1918
Related FamilySearch Historical Record Collections[edit | edit source]
- United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
- United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940
- United States, World War I American Expeditionary Forces Deaths, 1917-1919
Related Digital Books[edit | edit source]
- Jacob Armstrong Swisher. The American Legion in Iowa, 1919-1929.Iowa City, Iowa : State Historical Society of Iowa, 1929
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