George Earl Adams, Sr.: The Beginning of a Legacy

Title

George Earl Adams, Sr.: The Beginning of a Legacy

Subject

The biography of WWI veteran George Earl Adams, Sr., including a history of his early life, military life, and family life.

Description

This bio-essay focuses on the life of George Earl Adams, Sr., a veteran of WWI who returned to farm the family land in Brush Creek Township, Atchison County. George Adams left a legacy of committed military service and family and civic values, represented in the careers of his son and also his grandson, Brigadier General Bruce Adams, both KSU alumni. Research was conducted at the Morse Department of Special Collections in Hale Library, KSU, using the Adams Family Papers; sources also included interviews and exhibits at the Richard B. Myers Hall at KSU.

Creator

Jessica Hermesch

Publisher

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Date

Spring 2015

Contributor

Kansas State University

Rights

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Files

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Citation

Jessica Hermesch, “George Earl Adams, Sr.: The Beginning of a Legacy,” Kansas History and Life, accessed May 26, 2017, http://othercollections.omeka.net/items/show/33.

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