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McGill Family Papers

 Collection
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

Melvin Carr Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2607
Abstract

The Melvin Carr Oral History, 2001, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Melvin Carr by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Nashwa Van Houts 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: 2001

Navy Department "Eyes for the Navy" Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0194
Abstract

This collection consists of a memo from the Navy Department asking citizens to donate binoculars, telescopes and spy-glasses for the war effort, a part of the "Eyes for the Navy" campaign. Also included is a check made out to Eleanor F. Buffat and a signed letter from Franklin Delano Roosevelt, then the Assistant Secretary of the Navy, thanking her for her war-time contribution.

Dates: 1918 March 18, April 18

Neal O'Steen Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1993
Abstract

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

Nick Christodoulou Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0180
Abstract

This collection contains the publications of World War II veteran Nick Christodoulou Jr., including his memoir.

Dates: 1985-2007

Oliver M. Summers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0148
Abstract

This collection includes news articles, currency, and photographs from Oliver Summers's service during World War II. Also included are his graduation invitations and an installation of officers pamphlet from Summers's 1953 commencement ceremonies at UT Memphis.

Dates: 1945-1946, 1953, 1975, undated

Patricia Ingram Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2609
Abstract

The Patricia Ingram Collection, 1951-1952, consists of the narrative of the USS Cambria APA 36's tour of duty in the Mediterranean in 1951-1952. The collection includes a book and a map.

Dates: 1951-1952

Paul Hutten Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0198
Abstract

This collection contains several editions of “The Masthead (USS Hydrus)” newsletter and a photocopy of a World War II-era map of Okinawa, Japan.

Dates: 1945-1987

Photograph of David Farragut's Quarters on Mare Island, California

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1844
Abstract

A single mounted photograph showing the home Admiral David Farragut lived in between 1854 and 1858 while in California.

Dates: 1905 October 25

Photograph of U. S. Navy Women

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3025
Abstract

This photograph, taken in 1943, records twenty-six women and two men in Navy uniforms before a plane. Imprinted on the front is "AMM M-14 SEC. A / NATTC Memphis 43."

Dates: 1943

Ray Higgins Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2604
Abstract

The Ray Higgins Oral History, 2000, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Ray Higgins by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Ellen Eberts 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

Rodney Q. Nelson Jr. Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1971
Abstract

This collection houses a typescript of an oral history interview with Rodney Quin Nelson Jr. conducted by Charles Johnson for the Veteran's Oral History Project of the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview focuses primarily on Nelson's World War II experiences in the U. S. Navy.

Dates: 1987 August 18

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

Roy Lee Sampsel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0086
Abstract

This collection includes military documents and photographs from Roy Lee Sampsel's deployment in the Pacific during World War II as part of the USS Finback submarine crew.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1972

Stanley Duhan Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2889
Abstract

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

Stanley Sommers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0139
Abstract

This collection includes one copy of The Japanese Story, research and recollections of Stanley Sommers' World War II experiences as a prisoner of war.

Dates: 1980 July

Sterling Blankenship Account of South Pacific Submarine Activities

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0203
Overview

Typescript of an article documenting Sterling Blankenship's account of his submarine activities during World War II in the South Pacific.

Dates: 1943

Tennessee Soldier's World War II Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2650
Abstract

This collection consists of a handwritten Tennessee soldier's memoir recounting his experience in the Navy during World War II. He tells of travels to Africa, Iran, Italy and Spain.

Dates: undated

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

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

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