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Buck Donaldson Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3265
Abstract

This collection consists of a transcript of an interview with Buck Donaldson by Kurt Piehler and Tiffany Davis conducted on October 21, 2002 in Knoxville, Tennessee as part of the Veteran's Oral History Project. In the interview, Donaldson speaks about his childhood in the Depression, his experiences in the Navy during World War II, and his postwar life as a missionary in Africa.

Dates: 2002 October 21

Charles Bray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0150
Abstract

This collection features photographs, news articles, book excerpts, and other papers from Charles Bray's military service during World War II and his time living in Vietnam while working with the Central Intelligence Agency.

Dates: 1941-2005, undated

Delmar Wiley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0296
Overview This collection documents the World War II experiences of soldier Delmar Wiley who was declared missing in action for seven months in the Pacific Theater of War after his aircraft was attacked and shot down. The collection contains Wiley's autobiography, entitled Wiley's Island (1986), which chronicles his life and his WWII experiences. The collection also includes a pamphlet for the USS Yorktown CV-5 Club entitled "The Crier and Bylaws" (1986), and a...
Dates: 1943, 1986

Freytag Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0037
Abstract

This collection gives a glimpse into the life of the Freytag family, a miltary family from Wartburg, TN. The collection includes correspondence, press clippings, photographs, and certificates regarding the Freytag children, Albert Jr., Fred, and Maxwell. Albert Jr. was enlisted in the U.S. Marines, Fred was enlisted in the U.S. Navy, and Maxwell was enlisted in the U.S. Army. All materials are photocopies, donated by the family matriarch, Ethel H. Freytag.

Dates: 1936-1944, undated

Harold S. Fink Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0071
Abstract

This collection contains material regarding the military career of Harold S. Fink, a Lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserve who served during World War II.

Dates: 1930-1981, undated

Hogins Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0016
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, press clippings, recollections, and ephemera collected by Evelyn Hogins concerning World War II. It also includes material concerning Evelyn's mother, Annie Hogins, and Evelyn's brothers: Clifford, Lawrence "Buster", and Marshall Hogins. The brothers all served in the U.S. military. A significant portion of the collection is comprised of photocopies.

Dates: 1942-1945, 1966, 1984-1991

J. Harold Harveston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0063
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence between J. Harold Harveston, a radioman in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and his parents. It also contains an undated newspaper clipping regarding Harveston from the Knoxville News Sentinel.

Dates: 1938 February 12; 1939 November 28; undated

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

Thomas N. Parlon Oral History

 Collection
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

Thurman E. Johnson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0332
Overview

This collection contains military documents, naval photos, correspondence, and more regarding Thurman E. Johnson's World War II military service. Included is “One Person's Experience in the Pacific Theater of Operations,” a four-page typed account of Johnson’s experiences during the war. Among the correspondence are excerpts printed from letters Johnson wrote in 1945 and copies of Johnson’s many return addresses during the war.

Dates: 1943-1945

Walter Goolsby Collection

 Collection
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