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James T. Knight Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0280
Overview

The James T. Knight Papers collection consists of photographs, letters, copies of newspaper articles, and a typed journal regarding Knight's military during World War II.

Dates: 1944-2013

John A. Grove Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0304
Overview

This collection documents John A. Grove's military service in World War II. Included are telegrams, a handwritten letter with a photograph, a church service pamphlet, and two newspaper clippings related to Grove and his time serving in the war from 1943-1944.

Dates: 1943 December-1944 November

John C. Taylor Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0346
Overview

This collection consists of John C. Taylor's typescript memoir, "To Be a P.F.C." At approximately 100 pages, the memoir details Taylor's experiences during World War II serving with the 227th Field Artillery Battalion, 29th Division. Included are Taylor's remembrances of training in Hawaii, particularly during the Japanese attack in 1941, and later serving abroad in France.

Dates: 1980

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

John W. Bell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0269
Overview

This collection documents John W. Bell's participation with the IV (Fourth) Corps during World War II and after. Included is correspondence, newspaper articles, publications, and more from Bell's time during the war. Also included is material documenting the post-war activity of the IV Corps including newsletters, reunion material, and more.

Dates: 1940-1989

Joseph B. Boyd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0207
Overview

Papers of World War II veteran Joseph B. Boyd, including publications and photocopies of articles. Publications are from 1995 and include 1st Fighter News, WWII Nightfighters Newsletter, and The Flying Sergeant. Photocopied articles include information about Boyd's service.

Dates: 1995, undated

Knoxville Community Planning Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0417
Abstract

This collection houses minutes, plans, reports, correspondence, and publications documenting the Knoxville Community Planning Council's work between 1943 and 1946. The bulk of the material focuses on the Master Planning Committee.

Dates: 1943-1946

Lendell Hatcher Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0184
Abstract

This collection contains a photocopy of the book, Move Out, Verify: The Combat Story of the 743rd Tank Battalion by Wayne Robinson.

Dates: 1945

Lindsey Nelson Speech to the East Tennessee Historical Society

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0152
Abstract

This collection is a typed transcript of a speech given by Lindsey Nelson to the East Tennessee Historical Society. Nelson recounts his experiences leading up to and serving during World War II.

Dates: 1986 February 4

M. E. Springer Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1992
Abstract

In this collection, M. E. Springer discusses his life as a non-combat soldier in World War II and his postwar work conducting soil surveys in Japan.

Dates: 2001 April 3

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: circa 1940-2000, undated

Meeks B. Vaughan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0292
Overview

This collection documents Meeks B. Vaughan's time serving with the 17th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron in World War II. Included are personal belongings, such as a handwritten diary, currency (both domestic and foreign), photographs and a photograph album. The collection also contains military documents such as supply, order, and transfer forms; certificates; receipts; and intelligence photographs and maps from his photographic missions.

Dates: 1942-1946

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

Reuben T. Crawford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0249
Overview This collection documents the World War II service of Army dentist Reuben Crawford. Included are military documents including a draft notice and other orders, certificates of service, and more (most of these military documents are photocopies); correspondence; newspaper clippings and other write-ups about Crawford’s service; a 10-page typescript prepared by Crawford in 1977 recounting his time in North Africa; papers regarding donations of material Crawford made to the Patton Museum of...
Dates: 1936-1978

Robert C. Hornsby Narrative

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0185
Abstract

This collection contains the personal narrative of World War II veteran Colonel Robert C. Hornsby.

Dates: 1986

Robert G. Osborne Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0143
Abstract

This collection includes photographs, U.S. Naval Forces and Eleventh Amphibious Force documents, newspaper excerpts about Robert G. Osborne and his fellow men, and a brief personal narrative from Osborne about his experience in World War II.

Dates: 1943-1945, 1976-1978, 1985, undated

Robert S. Crouse Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0237
Overview

A typescript copy of Robert S. Crouse’s memoir, “There I Was…The Wartime Memoir of a Junior Birdman.” This story details Crouse’s time with the U. S. Army Air Corps from his basic training to his service as a bomber pilot in the Mediterranean Theater during World War II.

Dates: undated

Rodmond C. Rentfro Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0274
Overview

This collection includes documents and photographs from Rodmond Rentfro’s World War II stateside military service. The documents include paperwork surrounding Rentfro’s honorable discharge from the Army and his separation qualification record. There are four photographs: two are military group portraits, one depicts the soldiers working in a pressroom, and the final is a large unidentified group of civilians, likely Rentfro’s family.

Dates: 1944-1949

Samuel H. Waggoner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0318
Overview

This collection documents the World War II military service, and subsequent death, of Samuel H. Waggoner. Included is correspondence from Waggoner, particularly to his wife Anna, during his service as well as correspondence to Anna in the wake of Waggoner's death. The correspondence includes letters, greeting cards, postcard, and v-mail. Also included is memorabilia from Waggoner's service such as photographs, souvenir cards, booklets, and ephemeral items like patches, flags, and a hat.

Dates: 1942-1949

T. J. Easterwood Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0323
Overview

This collection contains two letters (photocopies) from T.J. Easterwood to his parents during World War II.

Dates: 1945 January 27- April 26

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United States. Army. 22
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 12
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United States. Navy. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 7
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United States. Army Air Forces. 6
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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
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. 2
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Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Medical care. 1
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Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 1
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Soil surveys -- Japan. 1
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University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Alumni and alumnae. 1
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World War, 1914-1918 -- Veterans -- United States. 1
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Propaganda. 1
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