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Wilbur Domeck Special Clippings of European War, 1914 to 1919

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-013

Scope and Contents

Scrapbook contains clippings from the Cincinnati Enquirer and other Cincinnati newspapers regarding World War I from 1914-1919. The clippings describe the effects of war on Europe and its citizens, the 1918 influenza pandemic, and Cincinnati's response to the war. Laid in the back of the scrapbook are handbills and leaflets in both German and English from the Cincinnati Branch of the American Union Against Militarism and a resolution the Conference of Pastors of Various German Protestant Denominations of the States of Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. On the front cover a label reads "Wilbur L. (or S.) Domeck, 1915, Special Clippings of European War. 1914 to 1919." On the inside of the front cover, a label reads " Mrs. Emma Domeck for Wilbur - Special Clippings of European War of 1914."


  • 1914-1919

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use. Materials must be viewed in the Archives Research Room by appointment.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is not held by Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio). Patrons are responsible for determining the appropriate use or reuse of materials.

Biography of Emma and Wilbur Domeck

Emma (Endebrock) Domeck was born around 1883 or 1884 in Germany, immigrated to the United States in 1884, and married Louis Domeck in 1906 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Wilbur Domeck was born in Cincinnati to Emma and Louis in 1908. In various census records, Emma's middle initial appears as H. or A., and her obituary lists it as A. Emma worked at home and her husband Louis was a mill hand. At the time of the scrapbook's creation, the family lived on Poplar Street in Ward 21 of Cincinnati.


.08 Cubic Feet (1 oversize box)

Language of Materials




Scrapbook of newspaper clippings on World War I (1914-1919).


Original order of clippings and ephemera maintained within scrapbook.

Custodial History

Donor indicated that he was given the scrapbook by a neighbor who had no relation to the scrapbook creators. It is unclear how the scrapbook passed out of the family.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, John Getz, 2012 (XUA-2012-030).
Guide to the Wilbur Domeck Special Clippings of European War, 1914 to 1919
UASC Staff
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Special Collections, Xavier University Library Repository

3800 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati Ohio 45207 US