Louis S. Monople Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection includes a CD-Rom containing twelve black and white photographs taken during operations on Kiska, Island, Alaska (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.
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.
- Digital images Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Fort Lewis (Wash.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Kiska Island (Alaska) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Military maneuvers -- Cold weather conditions. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Monopole, Louis S., 1921-1982 -- Archives.
- Ski troops. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States -- Pictorial works. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 87th.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Louis S. Monople Papers
- Keli Schmid
- April 20, 2020
- Description rules
- Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
- Language of description
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- Code for undetermined script