The images and objects in this collection chronicle the World War I experience of Clark Bruster and his mother. Bruster, a veteran of World War I, was attached to the Military Police unit , 78th Field Artillery, served at Camp Logan, Houston, Texas, and overseas in France. He was a resident of Waverly, New York, the home of his family. His mother was a Red Cross nurse stationed at Sayre, Pennsylvania.

The physical originals are available for research at the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library. Contact woodson@rice.edu.

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  • Inspection of troops, Camp Logan 

    Rice University (1918)
    Camp Logan was a World War I army training camp. Clark Bruster trained there from around December 1917 until April 1918. The images and objects in this collection chronicle the World War I experience of Clark Bruster and ...
  • Inspection of troops, Camp Logan 

    (1918)
    Camp Logan was a World War I army training camp. Clark Bruster trained there from around December 1917 until April 1918. The images and objects in this collection chronicle the World War I experience of Clark Bruster and ...
  • Post Office, Camp Logan postcard 

    (1918-06-24)
    Camp Logan was a World War I army training camp. Clark Bruster trained there from around December 1917 until April 1918. The images and objects in this collection chronicle the World War I experience of Clark Bruster and ...
  • Troops in front of Splendid & Royal Hotel located in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc in the Rhone-Alpes region of France 

    (1919)
    While it is unclear if one of the people in the photograph is Clark Bruster, he was stationed in Chamonix from around February 1919 to March 1919. The images and objects in this collection chronicle the World War I experience ...
  • U.S. Army horses at Camp Logan, Houston, Texas 

    (1918)
    Camp Logan was a World War I army training camp. Clark Bruster trained there from around December 1917 until April 1918. The images and objects in this collection chronicle the World War I experience of Clark Bruster and ...
  • World War I Red Cross nurses in front of the Sayre Canteen in Sayre, PA 

    (1918)
    The images and objects in this collection chronicle the World War I experience of Clark Bruster and his mother, Cora Bruster. While it is unclear if she is in the photograph, Cora Bruster worked as a Red Cross nurse and ...