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Fox Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0128

This collection features one copy of The Story of the Lewis and Marjorie Fox Family of Big Springs written by their eldest daughter, Judy Elizabeth Fox Knoblock. Featuring the personal narratives of Lewis and Majorie, Judy provides a recollection of their family's history, particularly during the Great Depression, and accounts of her father's service with the U.S. Army during World War II. Included in the memoir are photographs and genealogy charts.

Dates

  • 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 features one copy of The Story of the Lewis and Marjorie Fox Family of Big Springs written by their eldest daughter, Judy Elizabeth Fox Knoblock. Featuring the personal narratives of Lewis and Majorie, Judy provides a recollection of their family's history, particularly during the Great Depression and World War II.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lewis Brown Fox, born on June 7, 1915, and Marjorie Ruth Smith, born on February 9, 1919, courted during the Great Depression until the beginning of World War II. In 1941, Lewis volunteered for military service, where he was inducted into the Army and stationed at Fort Lewis, Washington. On June 9, 1942, Lewis and Majorie were married at Fort Lewis. Together they had three children, Judy Elizabeth, Connee Louise, and John Earl. Lewis died January 12, 1975 and Marjorie died February 8, 2005; they are both buried in Big Springs, Nebraska.

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