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                 The Guide to the Christine May Tomiatti Collection on Michael Joseph Kimmel
                     2010ms013 
                 
                 Finding aid prepared by Krystle Farman 
             
             
                 
                     
                 
                 University of Kentucky Special Collections 
                 
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                     Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 
                     (859) 257-8611 
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             Christine May Tomiatti collection on Michael Joseph Kimmel 
             2010ms013 
             
                 University of Kentucky Special Collections 
             
             
                 
             
             
                 1.0 Cubic feet 
             
             1917-1919 
             The Christine May Tomiatti collection on Michael Joseph Kimmel contains correspondence from the American Expeditionary Force, sketches, newspaper clippings, lists of battles, and other materials pertaining to Kimmel's service in France during World War I. The journal and photographs document the lives of the men he served with, the lives of the prisoners, the battles he experienced, and sketches of some of the battle fields. 
             
                 Michael Kimmel, Joesph, Mr., 1896-1963 
             
         
         
             Arrangement note 
             The photographs were removed from their original scrapbook pages due to preservation concerns. The pages of the scrapbook were numbered and each photograph's corresponding page number is noted in the inventory. Several of the photographs were loose in the scrapbook and consequently they do not have a page number associated with them. 
         
         
             Scope and Contents note 
             The Christine May Tomiatti collection on Michael Joseph Kimmel contains correspondence from the American Expeditionary Force, sketches, newspaper clippings, lists of battles, and other materials pertaining to Kimmel's service in France during World War I. Included in the collection are photographs and correspondence from General John J. Pershing, a highly regarded World War I general who was later promoted to General of the Armies. Cities and battle sites depicted in the photographs and journal include, but are not limited to, Tours, Marne, Champagne, Sept Saulx, Mezieres, and Paris, France. The journal and photographs document the lives of the men he served with, the lives of the prisoners, the battles he experienced, and sketches of some of the battle fields. The titles of the photographs were retrieved from typed notes on the front and handwritten notes on the back of the photographs. Typically the typed notes provided a brief description, whereas the handwritten notes added a place and date. 
         
         
             Conditions Governing Use note 
             Collection is available to researchers by appointment. 
         
         
             Conditions Governing Access note 
             The intellectual rights to the collection reside with the University of Kentucky Archives. 
         
         
             Preferred Citation note 
             2010ms013, Christine May Tomiatti collection on Michael Joseph Kimmel, University of Kentucky Archives. 
         
         
             Biography 
             Michael Joseph Kimmel was born Christopher Kimmel to Ralph Kimmel and Elizabeth McCormick-Kimmel on October 29 (30), 1896 in New York City, New York. Prior to World War I, Kimmel was employed as an Embalmer's Assistant. He enlisted on June 19, 1917 at the age of 21 in the United States Army Ambulance Service (USAAS). During the war, his unit was engaged in the following battles: Champagne, Mons Sector in January 1918; Marne, Dormans in July 1918; Champagne, Mons Sector in September 1918; Ardennes, Aisne Sector in September 1918; Aisne, Rethel in September 1918; Meuse, Fagnon in October 1918; and Meuse & Argonne, Mezieres in November 1918. Upon return to the United States, Kimmel married May A. Olson (born February 1, 1903) and had one child, Dorothy May Kimmel-Richards (born August 21, 1924). He worked as an undertaker until his death on August 20, 1963. 
         
         
             Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948 -- Correspondence 
             Tomiatti, Christine May 
             United States. Army. Ambulance Service. 
             World War, 1914-1918--France. 
             World War, 1914-1918. 
         
         
             
                 
                     Photographs 
                     I 
                 
                 
                     
                         Pershing Reviews Privates. Tours, France. 
                         1 
                         1 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 2 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Tours, France. 
                         1 
                         2 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 3 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Gens. Pershing and Somerall. Tours, France. 
                         1 
                         3 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 4 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Pershing Reviews American Nurses. Tours, France. 
                         1 
                         4 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 5 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         At Rest. 
                         1 
                         5 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 6 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Verndun from the Air. 
                         1 
                         6 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 7 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         French Lt. Baudouy Sgt. Burrall, Neuhs?. 
                         1 
                         7 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 17 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Shaps? Rouge, a well-known French Inf. also a member of our section. 
                         1 
                         8 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 17 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         J. MacDowell at San Antonio Texas. Postcard. 
                         1 
                         9 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 18 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Pronnes, France. Destroyed by Boche Shells. 
                         1 
                         10 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 19 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         On Guard. Pronnes, France. Machine Gun. 
                         1 
                         11 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 19 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         M. Kimmel. Preparing lunch. Fried Potatoes. 
                         1 
                         12 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 20 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Teasing the cat. La Plaine. 
                         1 
                         13 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 20 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         M. Kimmel and Tracey. Mike and Joes in the trenches. La Plaine. 
                         1 
                         14 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 20 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Jabaud and Lebec. Kitchen and dinning room on our way to the "Marne." French Cooks. Mous A. Lebec, Orderly Mous J. Jaubaud. 
                         1 
                         15 
                         July 9, 1918 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 21 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         M. Kimmel. Mike and battery at La Plaine. 
                         1 
                         16 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 21 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Lebec and Denhez with some good eats at Sept Saulx, France. 
                         1 
                         17 
                         1918 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 21 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Machine Gun for Aircraft. La Plaine. 
                         1 
                         21 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 23 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Air Battle was reviewed by 2 greasy cooks. La Plaine. 
                         1 
                         18 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 22 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Railroad Station. Marne R.R. 
                         1 
                         19 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 22 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         French Armored Car at Boursault, France. 
                         1 
                         20 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 22 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Regimental Barber at Sept Saulx, France. 
                         1 
                         22 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 23 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Kitchen at Sept Saulx. 
                         1 
                         23 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 23 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Some of the Boys of 632 outside of our Barracks at the La Plaine. 
                         1 
                         24 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 24 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Watt, White, and Kimmel at Boursault 
                         1 
                         25 
                         July 12, 1918 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 24 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         P. Herrick the section's 2nd mechanic. 
                         1 
                         26 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 24 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Bernete and McDowell 
                         1 
                         27 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 25 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         L. Comerford. La Plaine. 
                         1 
                         28 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 25 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         1st call for Breakfast. Clell, Marne. 
                         1 
                         29 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 25 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         M. J. Kimmel, the section's greasy cook. 
                         1 
                         30 
                         May 1918 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 26 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Cliff Wolffe and M. Bennett at Baumont, France. 
                         1 
                         31 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 26 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Donald Fox and his ventriloquist dummy during one of our shows at Chepy, France. 
                         1 
                         32 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 26 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Humphreys 
                         1 
                         33 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 27 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Denhez and Lebec 
                         1 
                         34 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 27 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Auti Aircraft Battery. La Plaine, France. 
                         1 
                         35 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 28 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         After a hard run from the Champange to the Marne. 
                         1 
                         36 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 28 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         1st Aid Station. Pronnes, France. 
                         1 
                         37 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 28 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Range finder for Aircraft. Cliff Wolff watching the enemy. La Plaine. 
                         1 
                         38 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 29 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         R. C. Church at Chepy. 
                         1 
                         39 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 29 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         At the Summit of Mt. Cornillette looking back at Sept Saulx. 
                         1 
                         40 
                         September 1918 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 30 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         French Football Players. 
                         1 
                         41 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 30 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Sept Saulx. 
                         1 
                         42 
                         1918 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 30 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Victor Martin 
                         1 
                         43 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 31 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Lt. Lee and Lt. Fletcher. 
                         1 
                         44 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 31 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         75. Anti Aircraft Gun. La Plaine. 
                         1 
                         45 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 31 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Loading a wounded. Leude Pailes. 
                         1 
                         46 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 32 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         R. Marritz takes a little vice. 
                         1 
                         47 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 32 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Road Sign. Marne. 
                         1 
                         48 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 32 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Kimmel, Lebec, Tracy. La Plaine. 
                         1 
                         49 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 34 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Lebec 
                         1 
                         50 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 34 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Dinner at Blaus, Marne. 
                         1 
                         51 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 34 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Unidentified man in trench. 
                         1 
                         52 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 35 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         French Chef. Lebec. For Supper. 
                         1 
                         53 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 35 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Brown of the 317th. 
                         1 
                         54 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 35 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Clifford Wolffe 
                         1 
                         55 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 68 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Ready for inspection at Baumont, France. 
                         1 
                         56 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 69 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Railroad Gun at Bouy, France. 
                         1 
                         57 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 69 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Harry DeMoblanc 
                         1 
                         58 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 70 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Wolff, Honen. Humphreys. At Villa Marmory. 
                         1 
                         59 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 70 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Alpine Chaussuers. 
                         1 
                         60 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 71 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Town Crier at Villa Marmory. 
                         1 
                         61 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 71 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Lt. A. Sele. Infantry. Regiment 111. 
                         1 
                         62 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 72 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Dr. Brown at Pronnes. 
                         1 
                         63 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 72 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Lt. Lee and Lt. Flecher. 
                         1 
                         64 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 73 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Pronnes. Loading sick, "Poileus?". 
                         1 
                         65 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 73 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         DeMoblanc, Hughes, Williams at Wez. 
                         1 
                         66 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 73 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Prisoners at Sept Saulx. 
                         1 
                         67 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 74 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Reserve Barbed Wire. 
                         1 
                         68 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 74 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Boche prisoners captured in Musson, France. 
                         1 
                         69 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 75 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Boche prisoners. Sept Saulx. 
                         1 
                         70 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 75 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Ex-Kaiser visiting one of his wounded officers at Charleville, France. 
                         2 
                         1 
                         circa 1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         Separated Materials note 
                         pg. 8 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Von Hindenberg Reviews his Iron division Imperial Guards Nouzon, France. 
                         2 
                         2 
                         circa 1917-1919