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Ross D. Netherton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2870

This collection includes a National World War II Memorial kit, and a Veterans History Project kit. The National World War II Memorial kit includes Memorial dedication information, including a list of events, a fact sheet for the 60th anniversary of D-Day, pamphlets, and a newsletter, featuring a message from Senator Bob Dole. The Veterans History Project kit includes information from the Library of Congress and the American Folklife Center, including a Memoir Kit for writing personal wartime recollections, a Field Kit for conducting and preserving interviews, and pamphlets on Preserving Stories of Service for Future Generations.

Also included is an undated piece of correspondence written by Helen Bullard Krechniak in reference to an exhibition of American and Japanese dolls in Japan in 1978, concerning how she intended to present her American art to an international audience. For more information on Helen Bullard Krechniak, see MS.2678 and MS.2689.

Dates

  • circa 1978-2003

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This includes a National World War II Memorial kit from 2003, with information on the National World War II Memorial dedication, and a Veterans History Project kit, undated, which features information and pamphlets on collecting and preserving stories from American war veterans. Also included is part of a letter written by Helen Bullard Krechniak in reference to an exhibition of American and Japanese dolls in Japan in 1978.

Biographical/Historical Note

Helen Bullard was the wife of author Joseph Marshall Krechniak. She was well known for her doll making skills and work for and support of NIADA The Krechniak's were originally from Chicago, but the family moved to Ozone, Tennessee, during the Great Depression because the cost of living was cheaper than in Chicago. Helen Bullard died on October 31, 1996.

Arrangement

This collection consists of one folder.

Acquisition Note

Donated to Special Collections, August 3, 2006

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480