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Myriam Lahaurine met the American Sergeant Major H. W. Johnston during his service with the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I.

Identifier

NASM.XXXX.0630

Creator

Johnston, Myriam Lahaurine

Date

1917-1935

Provenance

Miriam Johnston, Gift, unknown, XXXX-0630, unknown

Extent

0.21 Cubic feet ((2 flatboxes))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Correspondence

Photographs

Scope and Contents

This scrapbook consists of photographs of Sergeant Johnston, his fellow servicemen and a few aircraft (including a Junkers and the USS Akron). Most of the scrapbook commemorates personal events in Myriam Lahaurine Johnston's life, such as her relations with family and friends, her wedding to H. W. Johnston, the birth and childhood of their daughter, Miriam, their home in Ohio and the family's travels to such places as Biarritz, Nice, Paris and Washington, DC. Also included are signed photos from Richard Evelyn Byrd and Lily Pons, as well as a signed letter from the latter.

Genre/Form

Correspondence

Photographs

Rights

Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Names

United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces

ZRS-4 Akron (Airship)

Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957

Johnston, H. W.

Pons, Lily, 1898-1976

Topics Aeronautics, Military
Aeronautics
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations
World War, 1914-1918

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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