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Interwar Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2993
Abstract

This collection houses newspaper articles from 1938 Florida newspapers. These items document the intensification of the Nazi threat to world stability during 1938.

Dates: 1938

Ira H. Hayes Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0052
Abstract

This collection contains a photocopy of Ira Hayes' handwritten manuscript documenting his World War II experiences, particularly the assault on Iwo Jima. In addition to describing intelligence and combat preparation for the operation, Hayes also includes the anecdotes and personal stories of his peers during the campaign. The document includes several inserts written by other soldiers as well as transcribed letters.

Dates: undated

Irving Elias V-Mail and Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0441
Abstract

This collection consists of three V-Mail letters and cartoon sketches (dating 1943-1944) that Staff Sergeant Irving Elias wrote to his wife, Belle Elias, while he was serving with the U. S. Army during War II. Also included is a photograph of Sergeant Elias at an Allied base in New Caledonia, a free French colony in the South Pacific.

Dates: 1943 May 9-1944 July 14

J. C. Scarbrough Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0078
Abstract

This collection consists of two newspaper clippings from 1995 featuring World War II veteran J. C. Scarbrough as well as a typewritten narrative called Thoughts About D-Day by Scarbrough.

Dates: 1995, undated

J. D. Culberson Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0225
Overview

A collection of approximately 55 photographs from World War II veteran J. D. Culberson that depict areas and peoples in the Pacific Theater, such as Guadalcanal and the Russell Islands, from 1943-1944.

Dates: 1943-1944

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

J. Harold Harveston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0063
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence between J. Harold Harveston, a radioman in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and his parents. It also contains an undated newspaper clipping regarding Harveston from the Knoxville News Sentinel.

Dates: 1938 February 12; 1939 November 28; undated

J. P. Hess Certificate

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0220
Overview

A certificate awarded to J. P. Hess from the Office of Price Administration in 1945 for “time and effort to the price control and rationing program.”

Dates: 1945 January 4

J. Paul Thomas Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0149
Abstract

This collection features a copy of History and Records: 137th Armored Ordnance Maintenance Battalion, 16th AD, 1942-1953. This book recollects the experiences and daily life of the 137th Armored Ordnance and contains military documents and photographs.

Dates: circa 1953

J. Porter Taylor Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0171
Abstract

This collection features materials related to James Porter Taylor's interactions with the Office of Naval Officers Procurement and the Selective Service during World War II while he worked for the Tennessee Valley Authority. Materials include classification cards, correspondence, service documents, and TVA memorandums.

Dates: 1911, 1940-1945

J. Richard Vincent Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2647
Abstract

This collection consists of All Hands Man Your Battle Stations, a memoir written by J. R. Vincent. He was a former AOM USNR who fought in World War II and Korea.

Dates: 2003

Jack A. Thompson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0026
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Jack Thompson, relating to his time spent in the United States Air Force and World War II.

Dates: 1940-1941, 1997, undated

Jack H. McCall Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0053
Abstract This collection consists of two versions of a biography of Jack H. McCall, Sr. written by his son, Jack H. 'Nick' McCall, Jr.: My Father’s War: Reminiscences of the Life of a Williamson County Marine in World War II and Pogiebait's War: The Life of a Tennessee Marine in World War II. One draft was completed shortly after McCall Sr.'s Death, and the second is an expanded version completed a year later. The manuscripts primarily deal with McCall Sr.'s time in the Marine Corps during World...
Dates: 1998, undated

James A. Ramsey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0138
Abstract

This collection includes material from James A. Ramsey's service during World War II as a part of the U.S. Navy. It features his diary, a copy of his journal, a seaman's handbook, several photographs, documents from his naval service, and a series of naval stories written by Ramsey after his service.

Dates: 1942-1945, 1973-1984

James and Winifred Carter Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0151
Abstract

This collection features 40 photographs of the 74th General Hospital, specifically of Ward 14.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1991-1992

James Bowman Publications

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0206
Overview

Publications belonging to World War II veteran James Bowman including a photocopy of a 1945 “Monsoon Weather Digest” from India-China Division, Air Transport Command, and a 1996 issue of "Ex-CBI Roundup.” These publications include handwritten notes throughout, presumably written by Bowman.

Dates: 1945, 1966

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 D. Hoskins Commencement Address

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0701
Abstract University of Tennessee President James D. Hoskins delivered this address at the University's commencement ceremonies on June 2, 1941. In it, he discusses the ongoing World War and advises the new graduates that unlike young people before them, they cannot issue or evade at will the usual challenges of life nor debate with customary freedom what your major interests will be because they have [w]illingly or otherwise ... already been drafted in the cause of Democracy. According to Hoskins,...
Dates: 1941 June 2

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 293
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 104
World War, 1939-1945. 101
United States. Army. 93
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 67
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 66
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 50
United States. Navy. 49
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 47
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 36
United States. Army Air Forces. 33
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 30
United States. Air Force. 23
United States. Marine Corps. 22
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 16
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 15
United States. Army. Air Corps. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Tennessee. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean. 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties -- United States. 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American. 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany. 8
Rationing -- United States -- History. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals. 7
University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Maps. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Press coverage. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women. 6
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 5
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American. 5
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 5
Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines. 5
Oral history -- United States. 4
Prisoners of war -- Germany. 4
Prisoners of war -- United States. 4
United States -- Armed Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945. 4
United States. Army -- Medals, badges, decorations, etc. 4
United States. Army Nurse Corps. 4
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps. 4
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Asia. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese. 4
Germany -- History -- 1945-1955. 3
Photographs. 3
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 3
United States. Air Force -- History. 3
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 15th. 3
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. 3
United States. Army. Division, 80th. 3
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 30th -- History. 3
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Alumni and alumnae. 3
V-mail. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines. 3
Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945. 2
Art. 2
Atomic bomb -- United States -- History. 2
Camp Forrest (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Correspondence. 2
Crossville (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Crossville Internment Camp (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945. 2
Humboldt (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945. 2
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Participation, American. 2
Korean War, 1950-1953. 2
Louisiana -- History. 2
Military training camps -- Tennessee. 2
Oak Ridge (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Parachute troops -- United States. 2
Prisoners of war 2
Prisoners of war -- Tennessee -- Crossville. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 9th. 2
United States. Army. Armored Division, 10th. 2
United States. Army. Armored Division, 8th. 2
United States. Navy -- Women. 2
Veterans -- United States -- Interviews. 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975. 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States. 2
World War, 1914-1918. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa. 2
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Language
English 507
German 2
Japanese 1
 
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American Red Cross 2