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Title Pamphlet: The U.S.S. Siboney's Paris Leave. July 19-29, 1919. With: promotional flyer for Pantheon of the War, Paris, no date, (1919).
Object Name Pamphlet
Catalog Number 2006.012.0001
Collection World War I Collection
Credit Gift of Holly Metz.
Scope & Content Pamphlet: The U.S.S. Siboney's Paris Leave. July 19-29, 1919. Pamphlet, 4" wide x 7" high, [4] pp. With: promotional flyer for Pantheon of the War, Paris, no date, (1919). Typical of items that military personnel would receive when on leave.

cf. 2006.012.0000 (and 'related') for list of ephemera in this group and background on the vessel as provided by a dealer of this material. (The Siboney, part of the Cruiser and Transport fleet of World War I, is known to have docked at Hoboken (Port of Embarkation and Debarkation) on May 15, 1918 and departed on the 16th for Virginia.)

The Paris Leave pamphlet was apparently a stock promotional brochure issued by the Panorama Picture of the War which was a commercial tourist site and was customized for a ship's party as seen by the title and instructions on page [4], This place is the first one mentioned at the bottom of page [1] of places to visit.

The second items is an advertising flyer titled "Pantheon of the War" which included the Panorama Picture of the War. A single leaf, 8-1/4" wide x 10-3/4" high folded to 4-1/8" wide x 5-3/8" high; [4] pp opening to a full-size flyer on the reverse.
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Date 1919
Year Range from 1919
Year Range to 1919
Search Terms World War I
Port of Embarkation
U.S. Navy
U.S.S. Siboney
S.S. Oriente
Caption 1919 Paris leave pg [1]
Imagefile 043\20060120001.JPG
Classification Military
War
Transportation
Social & Personal Activity
Tourists & Tourism
Ships