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Forrest O. Shoup’s The Flawed and the Damned

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0215
Overview

A bound copy of The Flawed and the Damned, a publication written by Tennessee veteran Forrest O. Shoup in 1979 that examines the history and development of the Schutzstaffel (SS).

Dates: 1979

Frances Lovelace Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0340
Overview

This collection documents Frances Lovelace's World War II service in WAVES. It cntains copies of photographs, an invitation to the launching of the USS Hitchiti, detachment papers, news articles about Lovelace, and a short manuscript by Lovelace penned in 1973 entitled "Crisis 1973."

Dates: 1943-1946, 1973

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

George M. Valentine Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0348
Overview

This collection documents the World War II service of George M. Valentine. It contains papers such as of newspaper clippings, a presidential citation to the 761st Tank Battalion, reunion and memorial service programs, and photographs, most of which are photocopies. It also includes a typed transcript of an oral history interview with Valentine conducted in 1987.

Dates: 1978-1987

Guy F. Landers Diary

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0256
Overview

A single handwritten diary (photocopy) of Guy Landers from his time in World War II. The diary includes short daily entries of Landers’ activities from August 1944 through July 1945 before and during his time on the USS Arkansas.

Dates: 1944 August 6-1945 July 31

Hal Holmes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0307
Overview

This collection contains a copy of "Hal Holmes: The War Years--WWII," a biography of Holmes written by his wife, Margarette Harrison Holmes, in 1990. The bulk of the book contains photocopies of letters Holmes penned to his wife during his wartime service. Also included are photocopies of photographs and newspaper clippings in addition to biographical information about Holmes. The book is approximately 400 pages in length.

Dates: 1990 June

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

Hubert and Bethel Whaley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0336
Overview

This collection documents the World War II service and experiences of spouses Hubert and Bethel Whaley. Included are correspondence, military documents, propaganda leaflets, and postcards from the time of the war. Also included is a typed manuscript by Bethel entitled “Reminiscences of World War II” written in 1991.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1991

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

 Collection
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

J. Guy Boswell Jr. Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0223
Overview

Photocopy of a six-page handwritten letter from J. Guy Boswell Jr. to his wife. Boswell penned this letter from Japan in 1945 while serving with the U.S. Navy. Boswell writes about the history and current state of the city of Yokohama as well as his experiences there. He also comments on the weather and his health.

Dates: 1945 September 18

James C. Havron Photographs

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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 C. Talley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0337
Overview

This collection contains letters (written from Talley to family and future wife Jean Fulton), photos, military documents, a pilot rating book, a war diary of the USS Edwards, pay records, and newspaper clippings all documenting the World War II service of James C. Talley. Some of the items are photocopies of the originals.

Dates: 1942-1945

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: circa 1940s

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United States. Army. 22
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 12
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United States. Navy. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 7
United States. Army Air Forces. 6
United States. Army. Air Corps. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties -- United States. 5
World War, 1939-1945. 5
United States. Marine Corps. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 3
United States. Air Force. 2
United States. Army -- Medals, badges, decorations, etc. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Press coverage. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Tennessee. 2
Camp Crowder (Mo.) 1
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Medical care. 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Participation, American. 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American. 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Photography. 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 1
Morgan County (Tenn.) 1
Soil surveys -- Japan. 1
Tennessee -- Economic policy. 1
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 1
United States. Army -- Airborne troops. 1
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 9th. 1
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. 1
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 30th -- History. 1
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve. 1
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Alumni and alumnae. 1
V-mail. 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Veterans -- United States. 1
World War, 1914-1918. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Propaganda. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines. 1
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American Red Cross 1