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Auburn W. Herron Jr. Papers

Identifier: CSWS-0284

This collection documents Auburn W. Herron Jr.'s military service during World War II and the Korean Conflict. The collection contains a photocopy of a flight logbook, documenting August 1944 to June 1945 and kept by a crewmembers of Herron's, David McKnight. Also included is background information written by McKnight providing details of Herron's life during the war. Lastly, the collection contains a CD-ROM of photographs taken by Herron 1950 to 1956 during the Korean Conflict.

Dates: 1944-1956

Charles D. Butte Collection

Identifier: MS-2587

The Charles D. Butte Collection, 1921-2003 (bulk 1940-1948), consists of diaries, memoirs, and histories of the 603rd Quartermaster Graves Registration Company (QM GR CO) that served during and after World War II. This collection extensively covers the activity of the QM GR CO, and the diaries give insight to the experiences shared by its members. The collection also includes several compact discs and a floppy disk that contain electronic copies of the printed information.

Dates: 1921-2003 (bulk 1940-1948)

Don Whitehead Journalistic Collection

Identifier: MS-1020

The Don Whitehead Journalistic Collection houses manuscripts, scrapbooks, correspondence, photos, newspaper columns, and personal memorabilia documenting Whitehead's 40-year journalistic career.

Dates: 1940-1973

Edward P. Laughlin Papers

Identifier: MS-2812

This collection consists of a photocopy of the Edward P. Laughlin Memoir, which details his service in the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers during the Korean War.

Dates: 1951-1954

Erwin B. Bigger Oral History

Identifier: MS-3303

These two VHS tapes contain a recording of an oral history by Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Erwin B. Bigger. In it, Bigger discusses his early life and his service with the U. S. Army as a paratrooper during World War II and the Korean War.

Dates: 2003 February 26

Frank Gross Papers

Identifier: MS-2577

This collection consists of clippings, programs, correspondence, awards, photographs, and an audio CD pertaining to Frank Gross's time in Korea and his musical career.

Dates: 1950-1998

Gordon Beem Collection

Identifier: CSWS-0082

This collection includes Gordon Beem's personnel records, other military documents, correspondence, and newspaper clippings as well as photographs and film negatives documenting his time with the U. S. Air Force during the Korean and Cold Wars.

Dates: 1944-1976, 1991, undated

Gordon R. Beem Oral History

Identifier: MS-2649

This collection consists of an interview with Gordon R. Beem for the Veteran's Oral History Project, Center for the Study of War and Society, March 28, 2000. Mr. Beem served as a major of the United States Air Force in Korea.

Dates: 2000

Hubert M. Styles Photographs

Identifier: CSWS-0286

The Hubert M. Styles Photographs is a collection that consists of a single CD of photographs from Styles’ time in the military service during the Korean Conflict from 1952 to 1953.

Dates: 1951 June-1953 March

J. Richard Vincent Memoir

Identifier: MS-2647

This collection consists of All Hands Man Your Battle Stations, a memoir written by J. R. Vincent. He was a former AOM USNR who fought in World War II and Korea.

Dates: 2003

Jack Blackwell's Korean War Photograph Collection

Identifier: MS-3661
Abstract Included in this collection are Jack Blackwell's service photos from the Korean War dating from November 1952-September 1953. The photos were taken around Seoul, Inchon, Taegu, Chun Chon, Munson-Ni, as well as a few from Japan. They include images of a MASH unit, a Freedom Village where POWs were exchanged, a Korean burial procession, airfields and fellow soldiers. Also included in the collection are negatives for the photos and two blank post cards from his time in Korea.In...
Dates: 1952 November-1953 September

James A. Perkins Papers

Identifier: MS-2682
Abstract This collection contains the papers and the computer files (electronic versions of the paper formats in the collection) related to two books written by James A. Perkins. The first series contains materials related to the publications of Robert Drake (1930-2001), an acclaimed writer of fiction who was an English professor at the University of Tennessee from 1965 until the early 1990s. James Perkins and Randy Handpicks, both former students of Drake, published For the Record: a Robert Drake...
Dates: 1997-2002

James R. Henderson Interview

Identifier: MS-2756

This collection houses a transcript of an interview that G. Kurt Piehler and Kathryn Meunier conducted with James R. Henderson on March 29, 2002 as part of the Veterans Oral History Project of the Center for the Study of War and Society. In it, Henderson discusses his childhood in New York City, his time in the Army during the Korean War, his postwar career as a New York City police officer, and his later life in Sevier County, Tennessee.

Dates: 2002 March 29

John L. Wallace Korean War Training Photo Album

Identifier: MS-3989

This collection consists of a photograph album alongside loose photographs, military passes, correspondence, and other memorabilia related to the life of Corporal John L. Wallace and his military service during the Korean Conflict.

Dates: 1948-1959

Joseph E. Martin Collection

Identifier: MS-3460

This collection consists of correspondence, maps, photographs, yearbooks, newspaper clippings, official records, and many other types of memorabilia. It documents Joseph E. Martin’s military service in World War II as well as his education, ROTC service, and career as a math professor. It also includes veterans’ activities, World War II comics, and such personal effects as wedding invitations and church bulletins from the 1940’s.

Dates: circa 1900-1996 December

"My Korean War Experience"

Identifier: MS-1489

This collection is a single 57-page typed document written by retired U.S. Army Colonel John B. McKinney. The document is a first-person account of his experiences in the Korean War and spans the years 1946 to approximately 1953.

Dates: undated

Neal O'Steen Oral History

Identifier: MS-1993

In this oral history, Neal O'Steen recounts his childhood in Bedford County, Tennessee and his service as an orderly in Virginia and as a Pharmacist's Mate in San Francisco during World War II. He also describes his service in Virginia during the Korean War.

Dates: 2002 April 2

Perry Goad Oral History

Identifier: MS-3390

In this interview (conducted on 2001 April 5 as part of the Center for the Study of War and Society's Veteran's Oral History Project), Perry Goad describes his childhood in Sunbright, Tennessee, his service with the Army during the Korean War, and his postwar life working in a hosiery factory in Harriman, Tennessee.

Dates: 2001 April 5

Stanley Duhan Oral History

Identifier: MS-2889

This collection houses the transcript of Stanley Duhan's oral history. In this interview, Duhan recollects aspects of his life, including time in the Navy and Air Force Reserves during World War II and the Korean War and his time working on the Titan and Atlas Missile projects.

Dates: 2002 March 14, 2002 April 11

W. Lewis Wood Oral History

Identifier: MS-2769

This folder contains the transcript of an interview with W. Lewis Wood, dated 3 August 2002, conducted in Memphis, Tenn., by Kurt Piehler and Nashwa Van Houts of the Veteran's Oral History Project. Wood discusses his childhood in Memphis, his experiences as an engineering student at the University of Tennessee, and his time serving in the US Navy and Army during World War II and the Korean War, respectively.

Dates: 2002 August 3

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