Herbert Lewis Adams (1885 - 1917)

Herbert Lewis Adams
1885 - 1917
updated February 06, 2019
Herbert Lewis Adams was born c. 1885. He died on November 25, 1917 at 32 years of age.
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Cambrai Memorial Louverval, in France
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Service number: 51668
Rank: Private
Regiment: Welsh Regiment
Unit/ship/squadron: 17th Bn.

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Herbert Lewis Adams passed away on November 25, 1917 at 32 years old. He was buried in Cambrai Memorial Louverval, France. He was born c. 1885. There is no information about Herbert's family or relationships.
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In 1885, in the year that Herbert Lewis Adams was born, on June 17th, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor. Two hundred thousand people and hundreds of boats greeted the statue. It had to be assembled but that had to wait until the pedestal was completed the following April.

In 1894, Herbert was just 9 years old when large reserves of oil were discovered on the Osage Indian reservation in Oklahoma. Previously thought to be "useless" land - not even good for farming - the tribe had bought the land themselves. The discovery of oil made the Osage the "richest group of people in the world" at the time.

In 1898, he was just 13 years old when on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

In 1909, when he was 24 years old, the New York Times published the first movie review. It was a report on D.W. Griffith's movie "Pippa Passes" also called "The Song of Conscience", a silent film. The review said that this work was moving away from "lurid material that attracted the wrath of censors and concerned citizens and toward more respectable ends. The movie was the story of a young female factory worker, on her day off, wandering and singing - thus changing the hearts of those around her towards good.

In 1917, in the year of Herbert Lewis Adams's passing, "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

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