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Louis S. Monople Papers

Identifier: TMD222

Scope and Contents

The collection includes a CD-Rom containing twelve black and white photographs taken during operations on Kiska, Island, Alaska (1943).


  • 1943


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The imply Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

Louis S. Monopole was born in Pennsylvania in 1921 and enlisted in the Army at Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania in 1942. At the time of enlistment he was unmarried, had completed grammar school and working as a farmer. Monopole joined the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Lewis, Washington where he was initially assigned to Company E, later with Company I of the 87th Mountain Infantry. During World War II, Monopole participated in the invasion of Kiska Island, Alaska in August 1943 and in combat operations in Italy. He died in 1982.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Louis Monople, Jr.; Unknown.


Collection incorporates former photo collection #2005.044.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.

Louis S. Monople Papers
Keli Schmid
April 20, 2020
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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Denver CO 80204 United States