Collection of Rudolph H. Ruge
The collection includes two oversized black and white photographs of Rudolph Ruge's WWI Army unit. It also includes a photocopy of Ruge's honorable discharge and enlistment record.
- Ruge, Rudolph H., 1894- (Person)
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Biography of Rudolph H. Ruge
Rudolph Ruge was born in Hancock, Iowa in 1894. He married sometime before enlisting as a soldier in the United States Army in Holton, Kansas at the age of 24. He served in World War I from 1918 until 1919 when he was discharged at Camp Funston, Kansas.
1 folder ; 59 cm x 90 cm
Scope and Contents
The collection of Rudolph Ruge consists of two black and white photographs taken of Ruge's army unit which served in World War I. One photograph is of his local unit, captioned "Co[mpany] 'D' 338th M[i]ch[igan] Gun Bn[Battalion?] A[merican] E[xpeditionary] F[orces] (A.E.F.), June 17, 1919." The other photograph includes Ruge's unit and shows a ship of soldiers captioned "A.E.F. Arriving Newport News, Va, June 4, 1919." Also included in the collection is a photocopy of Ruge's honorable discharge papers, which specify personal information as well as his service record.
RH MS R302
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Charles and Erma Worley, 2004
- Guide to the Rudolph H. Ruge Collection
- Collection of Rudolph H. Ruge
- Finding aid prepared by cmh, 2011; revised by eear, 2013 Finding aid encoded by cmh, 2011
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Rudolph H. Ruge Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS R302, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries