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Auburn W. Herron Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0284
Overview

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

Autobiography of a Country Boy

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0864
Abstract

In this book, John Richard Blanton describes his childhood in Unionville, Tennessee, his education at the University of Tennessee in the 1920s, and his later career as a teacher and school administrator in primary and secondary schools in Spring City, Nashville, and Jackson, Tennessee. He also provides some information about his service in World War II and about his ancestry, including a genealogical chart of the Blanton and Crisp families.

Dates: 1974

Barbara Goddard's Memoirs of Lewis Frelan Goddard

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3127
Abstract

This collection contains the Memoirs of Lewis Frelan Goddard, May 9, 1924 to August 7, 1944, compiled by Barbara Goddard in July 1994. It traces the life of Frelan Goddard with family photographs, certificates, newspaper articles, and correspondence. There are also materials from the family's trip to Europe and about awards given to the family or posthumously to Goddard.

Dates: 1994 July

Barwick O. Barfield Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0117
Abstract

This collection includes a copy of Days Not Forgotten, a memoir of Barwick O. Barfield's World War II experiences as a navigator with the Army Air Forces in the European theater and a prisoner of war.

Dates: 1993

Ben Franklin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0165
Abstract

This collection includes publications kept by Ben Franklin about the Fifteenth Air Force (established in 1943 during WWII). The first publication documents the first 40 years of Fifteenth Air Force 1943-1983, the second and third publications are Fifteenth Air Force “Sorties” from 1989.

Dates: 1943-1989

Ben Franklin Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3186
Abstract

This collection consists of three interview transcriptions with Ben Franklin on from 2004-2005 by G. Kurt Piehler, John B. Romeiser, and Braum Lincoln Denton. In the interviews, Franklin details his childhood in Knoxville, TN and his service in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Dates: 2004 October 20-2005 March 10

Benjamin F. Witt Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0290
Overview

This collection contains Benjamin F. Witt Jr.'s military documents and photographs from his time in the U.S. Navy during World War II, particularly while serving on the USS Moffett. The photos show work and recreational time of the service members as well as views from aboard the ship. The documents include Witt's identification card, training course certificates, newsletters and reports related to the Moffett., and other military paperwork.

Dates: 1939-1945

Benjamin H. Johnson Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0327
Overview

This collection contains one copy of "Return to Freedom," a typescript memoir written by Benjamin H. Johnson. Originally penned in 1973, Johnson revised his work in 1987. The 60-page manuscript details Johnson's World War II experiences in Europe, particularly as a prisoner of war. The memoir also covers his pre- and post-war years and includes copies of photographs, articles, letters, and other documents alongside Johnson's writings.

Dates: 1987

Bernarr Cresap Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0022
Abstract

This collection consists of a photocopied manuscript for Mementos of World War II, photographs, and press clippings from Bernarr Cresap's service in the United States Air Force during WWII.

Dates: circa 1944-1945, 1983-1989

Bessie Huffstetler Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0241
Overview

A scrapbook compiled by Bessie Huffstetler of newspaper clippings throughout World War II. Most of the clippings document national news regarding the war efforts. Also included are newspaper clippings documenting the work at Oak Ridge, Tennessee on the atomic bomb.

Dates: circa 1940s-1950s

Betty J. Sparks Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2629
Abstract

The Betty J. Sparks Oral History, 2001, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Betty J. Sparks by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Lindsey Waller of the University of Tennessee for the Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society.

Dates: 2001

Bill White Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2605
Abstract

The Bill White Oral History, 2000, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Bill White by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Brandi Wilson of the University of Tennessee for the Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview focuses primarily on his World War II experiences, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods.

Dates: 2000

Birch Park Henderson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0188
Abstract

This collection contains documents and a taped interview related to World War II veteran Birch Park Henderson’s experience in the European Theater of war.

Dates: 1940-1945, 1981-1986

Bombsight Preflight Procedure Booklet

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0276
Overview

This collection is a single copy of a bombsight preflight procedure booklet from World War II. Published in March 1945, the booklet is 18 loose pages and includes illustrations. The booklet belonged to Robert Rochelle.

Dates: 1945 March

Boyd Porter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0090
Abstract

This collection contains military documents and photographs from Boyd Porter who was deployed in the European Theater during World War II with the 253rd Armored Field Artillery.

Dates: 1942-1945

Brenda Sue Hutchison Ration Book

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0234
Overview

This collection is a single ration book issued to Brenda Sue Hutchison on May 11, 1945 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1945 May 11

Bronze Star Medal Award Description for William C. Schmidt

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0277
Overview

This collection is a copy of a typescript document published by the U.S. Army Eighth Armored Division with descriptions of recent silver and bronze star medal awards. Published August 2, 1945, the eight-page document details the actions of 31 service members and their award of either the silver or bronze star medal. Included is William C. Schmidt, awarded the bronze star medal for “heroic achievement in connection with military operations against the enemy in Germany on 4 April 1945.”

Dates: 1945 August 2

Buck Donaldson Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1978
Abstract

In this memoir, Buck Donaldson recounts his childhood in rural Louisiana and his service in the U. S. Navy during World War II.

Dates: undated

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

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 291
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 104
World War, 1939-1945. 101
United States. Army. 93
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 67
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 66
United States. Navy. 49
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 49
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 47
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 36
United States. Army Air Forces. 33
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 30
United States. Air Force. 23
United States. Marine Corps. 22
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 16
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 15
United States. Army. Air Corps. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Tennessee. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean. 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties -- United States. 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American. 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan. 8
Rationing -- United States -- History. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals. 7
University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Maps. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women. 6
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 5
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American. 5
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 5
Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Press coverage. 5
Oral history -- United States. 4
Prisoners of war -- Germany. 4
Prisoners of war -- United States. 4
United States -- Armed Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945. 4
United States. Army -- Medals, badges, decorations, etc. 4
United States. Army Nurse Corps. 4
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps. 4
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Asia. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German. 4
Germany -- History -- 1945-1955. 3
Photographs. 3
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 3
United States. Air Force -- History. 3
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 15th. 3
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. 3
United States. Army. Division, 80th. 3
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 30th -- History. 3
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Alumni and alumnae. 3
V-mail. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese. 3
Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945. 2
Art. 2
Atomic bomb -- United States -- History. 2
Camp Forrest (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Correspondence. 2
Crossville (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Crossville Internment Camp (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945. 2
Humboldt (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945. 2
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Participation, American. 2
Korean War, 1950-1953. 2
Louisiana -- History. 2
Military training camps -- Tennessee. 2
Oak Ridge (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Parachute troops -- United States. 2
Prisoners of war 2
Prisoners of war -- Tennessee -- Crossville. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 9th. 2
United States. Army. Armored Division, 10th. 2
United States. Army. Armored Division, 8th. 2
United States. Navy -- Women. 2
Veterans -- United States -- Interviews. 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975. 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States. 2
World War, 1914-1918. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa. 2
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American Red Cross 2