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Robert Pate in uniform at time of service [ca. 1918]

Veterans History Project Service Summary:

  • War or Conflict: World War, 1914-1918
  • Branch of Service: Army
  • Service Unit/Ship: Company B, 106th Infantry; Company B, 23rd Infantry New York National Guard
  • Location of Service: Belgium
  • Highest Rank: First Sergeant
  • Collection Number: AFC/2001/001/27022

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[ Photo Album ]

More Resources

[ Extract from Report of Sick and Wounded at Fort Schuyler, NY Harbor, For the Month of September 1894 ]
[ General Orders # 102, giving Pate permission to wear the "authorized wound chevron," having been wounded in action [11/15/1918] ]
[ Document dedicated to the memory of the men of the 27th Division who fell in combat on the Hindenburg Line [9/27 - 9/30/1918] ]
[ Honorable Discharge Certificate ]
[ Enlistment Record ]
[ Certificate of appreciation from the American Legion ]

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[ Letter awarding Pate the Purple Heart [7/5/1932] ]
[ Honorable Discharge from the State of New York [12/20/1915] ]
[ Postcard to "Dear Friend Rob [Robert Pate]" from Harry Casey [12/21/1916] ]
[ Poem relating to the Mexican campaign of 1916-1917, "I've Done My Bit on the Border." ]
[ Pages from Robert Pate's scrabook of his time in service, with photos of soldiers on and off duty, civilians, and views of surrounding environment, Mexican border [1916] ]

About this Item

Title

  • Robert Edward Pate, Jr. Collection

Names

  • Dreier, David
  • U.S. House of Representatives/David Dreier
  • Pate Jr., Robert Edward

Home State

  • California

Headings

  • -  Pate Jr., Robert Edward
  • -  World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal Narratives
  • -  United States. Army.

Repository

  • Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Gender

  • Male

Status

  • veteran

Service History

  • World War, 1914-1918

    • Branch of Service: Army
    • Service Unit/Ship: Company B, 106th Infantry; Company B, 23rd Infantry New York National Guard
    • Location of Service: Belgium
    • Highest Rank: First Sergeant
    • Dates of Service: 1916-1919
    • Entrance into Service: Enlisted
    • Military Status: veteran

Materials

  • Computer File: CD [1 item] -- Multiple types of electronic files (collected 2004-09-01)
  • Manuscript: Correspondence [1 item] -- Handwritten document (collected 1916-12-21)
  • Manuscript: Creative works [1 item] -- Typewritten document (collected unknown)
  • Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [7 items] -- Typewritten document (collected 1894-1932)
  • Manuscript: Printed matter [1 item] -- Typewritten document (collected unknown)
  • Photograph: Photocopy of Photographic Print [97 items] -- Photographs (collected 1915-1916)

Collection Number

  • AFC/2001/001/27022

Cite as

  • Robert Edward Pate, Jr. Collection (AFC/2001/001/27022), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Online Format

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Rights & Access

Using VHP Material in Publication or Exhibition

The Veterans History Project (VHP) at the Library of Congress collects, preserves and makes accessible the firsthand recollections of U.S. military veterans who served from World War I through more recent conflicts and peacekeeping missions, so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand what they saw, did and felt during their service. The Veterans History Project Collection includes oral histories along with documentary materials such as original letters, diaries, photographs, and memoirs.

Veterans and interviewers contribute these materials to the Library for scholarly and educational purposes, retaining any copyright they may hold. Therefore, permission must be obtained before using the interview or other materials in exhibition or publication. Researchers or others who would like to make further use of these materials should contact the Veterans History Project for assistance.

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Please contact VHP for assistance if you need to contact a veteran for permission to use their materials in exhibition or publication, or if you have received permission from the veteran and need access to high-resolution copies of VHP collection materials.

Citing VHP Materials

Please use the following formats when citing Veterans History Project materials (substituting the appropriate name and collection ID number).

Materials as a whole:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Manuscript material:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Memoirs (MS02), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Transcript (MS04), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Correspondence (MS01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Recording:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Audio recording (SR01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Video recording (MV01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Photograph:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Photographs (PH01), photographer unknown, Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Photographs (PH03-PH14), Ralph Williams photographer, Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Computer file:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Computer file (CF01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Artifact:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Artifact (AR01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Dreier, David, U.S. House Of Representatives/David Dreier, and Robert Edward Pate Jr. Robert Edward Pate, Jr. Collection. 1916. Personal Narrative. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.27022/.

APA citation style:

Dreier, D., U.S. House Of Representatives/David Dreier & Pate Jr, R. E. (1916) Robert Edward Pate, Jr. Collection. [Personal Narrative] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.27022/.

MLA citation style:

Dreier, David, U.S. House Of Representatives/David Dreier, and Robert Edward Pate Jr. Robert Edward Pate, Jr. Collection. 1916. Personal Narrative. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.27022/>.