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Walter Lassen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0097

This collection contains several copies of the "Chandelle," a publication from the Station Hospital in Moody Field, Georgia from 1944 and 1945 regarding its Convalescent Training Program. Also included is a Toastmasters address, a letter from Lassen, and a Station Hospital Booklet. These items are photocopies.

Dates

  • 1944-1945, 1953-1954, undated

Language

English.

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 (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection contains several copies of the "Chandelle," a publication from the Station Hospital in Moody Field, Georgia from 1944 and 1945 regarding its Convalescent Training Program. Also included is a Toastmasters address, a letter from Walter Lassen, and a Station Hospital Booklet.

Biographical/Historical Note

Walter Louis Lassen was born July 11, 1916 in South Dakota. He served with the Army Air Corps during World War II. During his service, he worked as a training officer at the 2144th AAF Base Unit Station Hospital in Moody Field, Georgia. He worked with the Convalescent Training Program. He also served as the editor of the "Chandelle," a publication created by and for the patients of the hospital. Following the war, he worked as a county extension agent for the Farm Home Adminstration. He married Virginia Lassen and together they had five children. He died October 18, 1999 and is buried in Oak Ridge, Tenn.

Previous Citation

This collection was previously listed as part of MS.1427.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated through the University of Tennessee's Center for the Study of War and Society.

Repository Details

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

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