This collection includes photographs and documents related to Kalamazoo College's Student Army Training Corps which was formed when the U.S. entered World War I.

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  • Memorandum of Group Singing at Training Detachments 

    Aydelotte, Frank (1918-08-21)
    This is an official document from the War Department's Committee on Education and Special Training addressing the desire for organized leading of group singing among the soldiers with the intention of improving morale and ...
  • Preliminary Instructions for Instructors in the course on War Aims 

    Aydelotte, Frank (1918-06-27)
    This is an official document from the War Department's Committee on Education and Special Training detailing the goals of the War Aims course to be offered by training detachments of the Student Army Training Corps (SATC). ...
  • Notification of Intent to Join the Student Army Training Corps 

    Unknown author (1918-09)
    This is a postcard intended to be sent as a reply to Kalamazoo College, indicating the student's intentions of enlisting in the Student Army Training Corps (SATC). The postcard includes blanks for the student's name, ...
  • Schedule of Classes for the Student Army Training Corps 

    Unknown author (1918)
    This document lists the class schedule for the 1st term of the 1918-1919 school year. The classes listed here are those which were available to the students participating in the Student Army Training Corps (SATC) program ...
  • Roster of SATC Unit at Kalamazoo College 

    Unknown author (1918)
    This document is a roster of all students participating in the Student Army Training Corps program at Kalamazoo College. The list is alphabetical by last name and includes identification numbers and the date on which each ...
  • Memorandum for Report on the Students' Army Training Corps 

    Stetson, Herbert Lee (1919-01)
    This document is a report filled out by Kalamazoo College president, Herbert Lee Stetson, in January of 1919 (incorrectly typed in the document as "1918"), by request of the US Government as a review of the effectiveness ...
  • Students Army Training Corps Academic Course Plan 

    Unknown author (1918)
    This document is an example of a course plan designed for the Kalamazoo College Students' Army Training Corps (SATC) unit. Several new courses, taught alongside the standard curriculum, included War Issues, Sanitation and ...
  • Recruitment Postcard for the Students' Army Training Corps 

    Stetson, Herbert Lee (1918-09-03)
    This postcard, sent by Kalamazoo College President, Herbert L. Stetson on September 3, 1918, was intended to recruit recent high school graduates for the Students' Army Training Corps. Incentives included a $30.00 per month ...
  • Students Army Training Corps Descriptive Circular Pamphlet 

    Unknown author (1918-10-14)
    This document contains a full list of all universities and colleges which had active Student Army Training Corps (SATC) units as of October 14, 1918. The pages included here list the institutions in Michigan with SATC ...
  • Telegram on the SATC Units during the Armistice of November 11, 1918 

    Unknown author (1918-11-11)
    This document is a telegram sent by the Committee on Education and Special Training on November 11, 1918, informing all colleges with Student Army Training Corps (SATC) units that the SATC program will continue to operate ...
  • Kalamazoo College Bulletin: Students' Army Training Corps, Vol. XIII, No. 4 

    Unknown author (1918-12)
    This document is a volume from the semi-annual bulletin published by Kalamazoo College and details the circumstances for the creation of the Student Army Training Corps (SATC) in October 1918, the corps' operations at the ...
  • Notification for Physical Examination 

    Stetson, Herbert Lee (1918-09-19)
    This document is a postcard, dated Sept. 19, 1918, sent by the college president informing members of the Student Army Training Corps of a required physical examination.