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Almond Knight Newsletters from Camp Crowder

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0254
Overview

This collection includes five issues of The Excrowderlite News, a publication for service members who were stationed at Camp Crowder, Missouri during World War II. These issues date from 1983 to 1985. The newsletters include member updates and addresses as well as photographs and recollections written by members about their time at Camp Crowder.

Dates: 1983 Fall-1985 Summer

Andrew McGill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0070
Abstract

This collection contains documents pertaining to Andrew E. McGill, Private First Class in the U.S. Army during World War II until being officially and honorably discharged in 1945.

Dates: 1942, 1945, undated

Arthur B. Cox Jr.’s “Escape through Enemy Territory”

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0236
Overview

This collection includes one photocopy of Arthur B. Cox Jr.’s autobiography, “Escape through Enemy Territory.” The story details Cox’s service with the U. S. Army Air Corps during World War II in the European Theater, including his experience of being shot down over France, spending time with a French family before escaping to Spain, and spending a month in a Spanish prison before being rescued.

Dates: 1988

Cecil B. Staley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0211
Overview

These papers document Cecil Staley’s service with the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II in the Pacific Theatre of Operations. Included are Staley’s typed accounts of his missions in Japan from December 1944 to July 1945.

Dates: circa 1945

Charles B. Warr Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0214
Overview

This collection includes V-mail correspondence sent by Charles Warr during 1944 from France and Germany. In these four notes to his future wife Virginia Campbell, Warr comments on conditions and the status of the war.

Dates: 1944 June 18-November 6

Clifford Hambick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0061
Abstract

This collection consists of a newspaper article from a 1984 edition of Inside TVA regarding the military service and awards of Clifford Hambick, a soldier in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Dates: 1984 October 16

Clinton E. Riddle Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2757
Abstract

In this interview with Kurt Piehler and Seth Womack of the Center for the Study of War and Society, Clinton E. Riddle discusses his childhood on an East Tennessee farm and his service during World War II, including his training, flying gliders, ground combat, and leave in Paris. The conversation took place on March 19, 2002.

Dates: 2002 March 19

Dwight L. McReynolds Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0174
Abstract

This collection includes photographs, maps, papers, newspapers, documents, booklets, and other publications kept by Brig. General Dwight L. McReynolds during his service in World War II (European Theater) and shortly after.

Dates: 1926-1969; Majority of material found within 1941-1945

Fred V. Brown Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0190
Abstract

This collection contains copies of photographs, copies of newspaper articles, and documents related to World War II veteran Fred V. Brown’s experience in the Pacific Theater of war.

Dates: 1940-1945

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

George Lawson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0098
Abstract

This collection includes a transcript of an interview with George Lawson, World War II veteran, and the subsequent news article written about his service.

Dates: 1986 August 20-29

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

Howard O. Lane Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0065
Abstract

This collection consists of a folder that contains letters and a transcription of the diary belonging to Howard O. Lane, bomber in the U.S. Air Force during World War II.

Dates: 1944-1945; 1981 March; 1984 December

Hugh H. Dossett Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0240
Overview A scrapbook compiled by Hugh H. Dossett of newspaper clippings throughout World War II. Many clippings document the military and personal activities of service members, including inductions, marriages, homecomings, and deaths, and many of these individuals are from east Tennessee or southeast Kentucky. Other clippings document national news of the war. Also included are three full issues of the following newspapers: The Advance-Sentinel (Jellico, Tenn.), June 15, 1945;...
Dates: circa 1941-1945

Hugh H. Talley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0213
Overview

These papers include photocopies of correspondence, news articles, and newsletters documenting Hugh Talley’s service with the U.S. Army, particularly during World War II.

Dates: circa 1940s-1980s

J. Fred Baumann Collection

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Identifier: CSWS-0177
Abstract

This collection includes the manuscripts, self-published book, and memoirs written by World War II Fighter Pilot J. Fred Baumann.

Dates: 1942-1945, 1995

James C. Havron Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0251
Overview

A collection of photocopies of photographs documenting James C. Havron’s military service in Alaska during World War II. Places documented include Dutch Harbor and Attu Island.

Dates: circa 1942-1944

James "J. D." Blankenship Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0058
Abstract

This collection contains documents, correspondence, and photographs belonging to James David "J. D." Blankenship Jr., a private in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Dates: ca. 1940s

John Crowe Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0179
Abstract

This collection features John Crowe's personal narrative, "Days in the Wild Blue Yonder," written about his service in the European Theater during World War II.

Dates: 1943-1988

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