MS-73

ABSTRACT  

Collection contains an oversize photographic print of a group portrait of Company H, 35th Engineers at Camp Grant, Illinois on January 19, 1918.

SUMMARY INFORMATION

Creators: Kohnen, John, 1887-1962

Span Dates: January 19, 1918                                  

Extent: 1 oversize photographic print (43 1/8” w x 7 ¾” h)

Languages: The material is in English.    

Repository Location: Eva G. Farris Special Collections and Schlachter University Archives, W. Frank Steely Library, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky
 

ACCESS POINTS

Subjects:
Barracks
Kohnen, John, 1887-1962--Military Service
Military camps
United States. Army--Facilities
United States. Army. Engineer Regiment, 35th
World War, 1914-1918--Military facilities
World War, 1914-1918--Military personnel--American

Names:
Kohnen, John, 1887-1962

Places:
Camp Grant (Ill.)

Formats:
Group portraits--1910-1920
Panoramic photographs--1910-1920
Portrait photographs
 

ADMINISTRATIVE/BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

John Kohnen was born in Covington, Kentucky in 1887 to William and Mary Kohnen. Prior to World War I, he worked as a boilermaker in a railroad shop for the Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company. He served in the 35th Engineer Regiment, which trained at Camp Grant near Rockford, Illinois, during World War I. Kohnen died in 1962 and is buried in Mother of God Cemetery in Covington, Kentucky.  
 

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Collection contains an oversize photographic print of a group portrait of Company
H, 35th Engineers at Camp Grant, Illinois on January 19, 1918. Kohnen is
identified in the back row of the group portrait as the eighteenth individual from the right side of the photograph.
 

CONTAINER LISTING

Description           

Date  

Box

Folder

Series 1:

 

 

 

Company H, 35th Engineers group portrait

 

January 19, 1918

O/S SC Row 19, Shelf 044

 

CONDITIONS GOVERNING ACCESS AND USE

Conditions Governing Access: This collection is open for research access.  

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use: The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, US Code) governs the reproduction of copyrighted material. The User assumes full responsibility and any attendant liability for the fair use of materials requested in total compliance with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) that may arise through the use of any requested materials.

Preferred Citation: [Box #, Folder #], MS-73 John Kohnen Co. H, 35th Engineers Group Portrait, Eva G. Farris Special Collections, W. Frank Steely Library, Northern Kentucky University 
 

ACQUISITION AND APPRAISAL

Immediate Source of Acquisition: Gift from Al Murphy, 2014 (NKU2014-012)

NOTES

Processing Information: Processed by Anne Ryckbost, 2016