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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

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 Luttrell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0132
Abstract

A photograph and identification tag of Bill Luttrell from his time as a prisoner of war during World War II.

Dates: circa 1945

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

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

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

Buford Harper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0182
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to U.S. Army veteran Buford Harper’s experiences in World War II in the European Theater. Included are photostats of articles, correspondence, club membership cards, snapshots, and postcards.

Dates: 1942-1945

Calm Seas, Friendly Beaches

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0100
Abstract

This collection features a copy of Calm Seas, Friendly Beaches: A Landing Craft Sailor's Prayer written by Gerald M. Yankee and copyrighted in 2014. In this book, Yankee dictates his experience as a sailor in World War II for U.S. Naval landing crafts in the Pacific Theatre of war.

Dates: 2014

Carl Bretz World War II Letters

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0033
Abstract

This collection consists of 39 letters written by Carl Bretz to his parents during World War II. Bretz served in the United States Army and was stationed in the Pacific theatre during the war. His parents lived in Pennsylvania. The letters document his daily life as a soldier in World War II writing to the family back home.

Dates: 1945

Carmichael Bohnson Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0095
Abstract

This collection features two letters written from Carmichael Bohnson to his aunt Alice - one during his enrollment in the United States Army Air Force at Vanderbilt University and the other from his time spent in the Military Intelligence Service in Washington, D.C.

Dates: circa 1940s

Center for the Study of War and Society Administrative Files

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0501
Abstract This collection contains administrative files documenting the early years of the University of Tennessee's Center for the Study of War and Society. These materials include documents showing the Center's establishment, proposals for symposiums, and correspondence between Charles Johnson and the Tennessee State Museum regarding possible partnerships. Also included are monthly reports from the University’s Office of the Treasurer listing Center expenditures and Johnson’s 1987 outline to the...
Dates: 1987-1992

Charles Brakebill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0067
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence regarding a World War II prisoner of war who was a member of the 106th Infantry Division in 1945. It also contains the Railsplitter newspaper from May 1945.

Dates: 1945

Charles Bray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0150
Abstract

This collection features photographs, news articles, book excerpts, and other papers from Charles Bray's military service during World War II and his time living in Vietnam while working with the Central Intelligence Agency.

Dates: 1941-2005, undated

Charles Kelly Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0025
Abstract

This collection consists of photographs, publications, maps, and military ephemera relating to Charles Kelly’s service in the United States Air Force, during World War II. Kelly was a member of the fifth bomber command group, which served in the Philippines.

Dates: 1943-1945, undated

Charles Morton, Jr., Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2694
Abstract

Collection consists of an interview with Charles Morton, Jr., conducted in Franklin, Tenn., by the Center for the Study of War and Society for the Veteran's Oral History Project. Morton grew up in Nashville, Tennessee, and served in the Army, clearing mines during World War II.

Dates: 2000

Charles S. Lindsay Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0048
Abstract

This collection consists of a manuscript titled, Charles S. Lindsay, Bomb Disposal Officer Coming of Age in Okinawa by Paul N. Birdwell and Charles S. Lindsay's memoir South of Yontan Okinawa. Also included is a transcript of an interview with Charles S. Lindsay by Paul N. Birdwell.

Dates: 1976 June 11, 1985 April 2, 1987 October 29-December 7

Chester Marshall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0009
Abstract

This collection is comprised of photographs of the 73rd Bomb Wing, stationed in Saipan during World War II. The photos include images of B-29 bombers as they were sent on raids to Japan, as well as official Air Force photographs, aerial shots, and photographs of the members of the 878th Bomb Squadron. The collection also contains Chester Marshall's personal military documents including orders and memorandums. Two book jackets are also included from his published works.

Dates: circa 1940- circa 1945, 1943 April 26- 1945 November 19, 1985

China-Burma-India Hump Pilots Association Newsletter and Roster

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3375
Abstract

The China-Burma-India Hump Pilots Association newsletter housed in this collection is dated 1991 October 30 and contains letters from the President and Chairman of the Board to the membership, notes from the last convention, and lists of new members, life members, and deceased members. The roster provides a list of the Association's members (including address, spouse's name, phone number, role in the operation, and wartime base).

Dates: 1991 April 1-October 30

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United States. Army. 63
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 53
World War, 1939-1945. 51
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 36
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 27
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 23
United States. Air Force. 21
United States. Army Air Forces. 21
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 21
United States. Marine Corps. 20
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 11
United States. Army. Air Corps. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Maps. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 4
Correspondence. 3
Oral history -- United States. 3
Photographs. 3
United States. Air Force -- History. 3
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 15th. 3
United States. Army Nurse Corps. 3
United States. Army. Division, 80th. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women. 3
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945. 2
Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945. 2
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Korean War, 1950-1953. 2
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 2
Prisoners of war 2
Prisoners of war -- Germany. 2
United States. Army. Armored Division, 8th. 2
V-mail. 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Asia. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- Great Britain. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese. 2
Agricultural education. 1
Air pilots, Military -- United States. 1
Airlift, Military -- United States. 1
Anzio Beachhead, 1944. 1
Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945. 1
Arnhem, Battle of, Arnhem, Netherlands, 1944. 1
Atomic bomb -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi. 1
Atomic bomb -- United States -- History. 1
Baptists -- Missions -- Africa. 1
Cerignola (Italy). 1
Dollmakers -- United States. 1
Ecuador -- Aerial photographs. 1
Ecuador. 1
Education, Higher -- Tennessee. 1
Enterprise (Aircraft carrier : CV-6). 1
France -- Social life and customs -- 20th century. 1
Gardening 1
Germany -- History -- 1945-1955. 1
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945. 1
Great Depression. 1
Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943 -- Personal narratives, American. 1
Guided missiles -- Design and construction. 1
Handicraft -- Tennessee. 1
Jefferson City (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Lawyers -- Tennessee. 1
Letters. 1
Leyte Gulf, Battle of, Philippines, 1944. 1
Louisiana -- History. 1
Memphis Belle (B-17 bomber) 1
Missionaries -- Africa, Sub-Saharan. 1
Morgan County (Tenn.) 1
Nagasaki-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945. 1
New York (N.Y.) -- Aerial views. 1
Nuclear facilities -- United States. 1
Oak Ridge (Tenn.) 1
Operation Torch, 1942. 1
Paris (France) -- History -- 1940-1944. 1
Photographs -- 20th century. 1
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Language
English 245
German 1
Japanese 1