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James M. Griffin Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2085
Abstract This collection houses color photocopies of the diary that infantryman James M. Griffin kept during his tour of duty in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Each diary entry is accompanied by images of such pertinent information as maps, newspaper clippings, photographs, and medals. The record begins with Griffin's induction at Fort Bragg, North Carolina in 1941 and continues on to document his training in the Fiji Islands, the Russell Islands, and on Guadalcanal, his combat experiences...
Dates: 1941-1943

James R. Eddy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0068
Abstract

This collection contains materials pertaining to James R. Eddy, member of the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. The documents include Eddy's correspondence and military papers, newspaper articles, and photographs taken in Tinian, Saipan, and Guam during the war.

Dates: 1940s-1950s

James W. Howland Collection

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Identifier: CSWS-0191
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence and other papers of World War II veteran James W. Howland’s experience in the Pacific Theater.

Dates: 1941-1980

John H. Allen Collection

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Identifier: CSWS-0111
Abstract

This collection includes two maps of the China-Burma-India theater, headquarters documents, membership records of John H. Allen, a World War II soldier. Also included is Allen's journal of places and connected events and an interview transcript of Allen detailing his time serving in WWII.

Dates: 1941-1946, 1980, 1993, undated

LaTain Smith McGhee WWII Memoir

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Identifier: MS-2628
Abstract

The LaTain Smith McGhee WWII Memoir, 2001 contains a personal memoir of LaTain Smith McGhee's service in the United States Navy during World War II. Also included are several photographs, as well as transfer orders, awards, and discharge papers.

Dates: 2001

McGill Family Papers

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Identifier: CSWS-0069
Abstract

This collection contains documents concerning the McGill family from Knoxville, TN. Four of the McGill children, addressed in this collection, served in the U.S. military during World War II.

Dates: ca. 1940-2000, undated

Morton L. Gubin Collection

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Identifier: CSWS-0170
Abstract

This collection contains three separate command operation orders and instructions from Morton Gubin's time serving in World War II in the Pacific Theater.

Dates: 1945

Omar L. Ash Correspondence

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Identifier: CSWS-0088
Abstract

This collection includes several letters penned by Omar L. Ash, mainly to his mother and Lela Ann, during his World War II service. Other letters included are addressed from Ash's commanders.

Dates: 1943 March 13-1945 September 27, undated

Owen Musgrove Collection

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Identifier: CSWS-0089
Abstract

This collection contains photographs of the Philippines and a transcript of a Japanese diary donated by Owen Musgrove who was deployed with the Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater.

Dates: 1943

Photographs of the 42nd and 100th Army Air Force Bomb Groups

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Identifier: MS-2556
Abstract

The majority of these 181 black-and-white photographs were taken on New Guinea during World War II and show the 42nd and 100th Army Air Force Bomb Groups. Among the subjects depicted are aviators, fighter jets (some replete with hand-painted logos), native islanders, and the island itself.

Dates: circa 1941-1945

Robert A. Page Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0155
Abstract

This collection features photographs, documents, and currency from Robert A. Page's service during World War II in the United States Army.

Dates: 1944 May 10-1946 March 26, undated

Robert G. Key Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0196
Abstract

This collection contains copies of photos taken in the Philippines and Hiroshima, Japan, in 1945.

Dates: 1945

Roy Epps Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0201
Overview

This collection consists of 21 black and white photographs taken in Hawaii and other Pacific locales by Roy Epps, U. S. Navy, during World War II.

Dates: circa 1945

Stanley J. Folmsbee Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0406
Abstract These five letters were written to Dr. Folmsbee between 1942 and 1945. In 1942, Ed Glass discusses the USAF, some of his predictions for the war, and his work with the Office of Price Administration. In 1944, Theron Alexander writes two letters, one thanking Folmsbee for using his thesis (written at the University of Tennessee in 1939) and one describing his life in New Guinea. In 1945, Herbert B. Butcher writes two letters from the Philippines about his hopes for teaching at the...
Dates: 1942 December 27-1945 October 5

Thomas N. Parlon Oral History

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Identifier: MS-2645
Abstract

This collection consists of an April 27, 2000 interview with Thomas N. Parlon for the Veteran's Oral History Project at the Center for the Study of War and Society, Department of History, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Parlon discusses his participation in the National Guard and his service in the Pacific.

Dates: 2000

Turner E. Kirkland Collection

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Identifier: CSWS-0193
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence of World War II veteran Turner E. Kirkland writing about his experiences in the Pacific Theater of war.

Dates: 1945-1987

U. S. Navy Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0233
Overview This collection includes 51 photographs from the U. S. Navy between the 1920s and 1940s. Included are photographs of the construction and use of the USS Los Angeles (ZR-3) in 1925. Also included are two sets of photographs from the U. S. Navy during World War II, one labeled “Borneo and New Guinea Action” and the other labeled “Carriers in Action.” Included with the “Borneo and New Guinea Action” set is a pamphlet that includes an index of all photograph sets available...
Dates: circa 1925-1945

Walter Goolsby Collection

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Identifier: CSWS-0158
Abstract

The Walter Goolsby Collection includes correspondence to family and other officers, newspapers, photographs, and military and veteran documents from the 1940s and the late 1980s.

Dates: 1943-1945, circa 1957, 1968, 1986-1988, undated

William E. Bobbitt Memoir

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Identifier: MS-3223
Abstract

This memoir, written in 1996, is William Bobbitt's account of his time fighting in the Pacific Theater during World War II. The manuscript traces his military career from his training with a National Guard Unit in 1941 to his discharge in 1945. During his service, Bobbitt was stationed on many Pacific islands and faced combat in the Philippines.

Dates: 1996

William Hunt Scrapbooks and Other Materials

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Identifier: MS-3455
Abstract This collection consists primarily of two scrapbooks documenting William H. Hunt's service in the Army Corps of Engineers between 1942 and 1946. The larger scrapbook contains three professional portraits of Hunt in uniform, snapshots, magazine and newspaper clippings dating from 1945 and 1984, a telegraph that Hunt sent to his parents, a copy of a letter of commendation, and a propaganda leaflet that the Japanese dropped while he as stationed on Leyte. Two photographs of Hunt at a military...
Dates: 1942-2008 (Bulk 1942-1946)

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