This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid and full-text scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 845. A reminiscence titled "The Adventures of Monday Boles," written by Boles in 1976. Born in Cuba and given the name Joaquin Machado, Boles writes of his early years and of being adopted by a United States soldier during the Spanish-American War. A photo of Boles is also included as an "Additional File" below.


Military History | United States History

SC 845 BOLES, Monday 'The Adventures of Monday Boles'.pdf (899 kB)
Adventures of Monday Boles

SC 845 Boles, Monday photo .jpg (37 kB)
Photo of Monday Boles