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74th General Hospital Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0160
Abstract

This collection features papers, correspondence, and photographs from reunions of the 74th General Hospital.

Dates: 1942-1950, 1975, 1989-2001, undated

74th General Hospital Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0141
Abstract

This collection features 18 photographs and one postcard depicting various activities of the 74th General Hospital during World War II.

Dates: 1994, 1998, undated

A Short Guide to Great Britain

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0131
Abstract

This collection features a single copy of A Short Guide to Great Britain, a booklet printed for U.S. military personnel.

Dates: circa 1945

Al Yeomans Map Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0079
Abstract

This collection includes maps of Central Europe, the Middle and Near East, Scandinavia, Austria, and Alaska as well as a regional atlas and a world map all dating from the early to mid 20th century.

Dates: 1916, 1939-1967, 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

Arthur D. Lewis Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0186
Abstract

This collection contains 36 World War II photographs from Arthur D. Lewis who served in the European Theater.

Dates: circa 1945

Barwick O. Barfield Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0117
Abstract

This collection includes a copy of Days Not Forgotten, a memoir of Barwick O. Barfield's World War II experiences as a navigator with the Army Air Forces in the European theater and a prisoner of war.

Dates: 1993

Ben Franklin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0165
Abstract

This collection includes publications kept by Ben Franklin about the Fifteenth Air Force (established in 1943 during WWII). The first publication documents the first 40 years of Fifteenth Air Force 1943-1983, the second and third publications are Fifteenth Air Force “Sorties” from 1989.

Dates: 1943-1989

Digby G. Seymour Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0175
Abstract

World War II documents and photographs of veteran Digby G. Seymour including pieces of Japanese currency and photographs of a Nazi Party rally in Austria.

Dates: 1945-1987

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

Ellen Garrison News Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0125
Abstract

This collection includes news articles and a news release notice from World War II.

Dates: 1935, 1942-1944

Elmore Allen Green Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0126
Abstract

This collection features a copy of Elmore Allen Green's recollections of his time in the US Air Force serving in the European theater during World War II.

Dates: undated

Emil C. Baar Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0136
Abstract

This collection includes photographs and postcards from Emil C. Baar's time in England and France serving in World War II in 1945.

Dates: 1945 March-August, undated

Ernest Barlow Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0118
Abstract

This collection includes two daily records of events documenting Ernest Barlow's company's movements from March 1944 through July 1945. Barlow served during World War II with Company A of the 44th Engineer Battalion.

Dates: 1944-1945

Gena S. Sharp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0144
Abstract

This collection features two V-Mails written to Gena S. Sharp's daughters during World War II. One is from a doctor stationed in Europe and the other from a nurse in North Africa.

Dates: 1944 January 07 - July 09

George Remaley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0209
Overview

Photographs and papers documenting George Remaley's service in the European Theatre with the 9th Infantry Division of the U.S. Army during World War II.

Dates: 1941-1947

Horace L. Simpson, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0030
Abstract This collection includes records from Simpson's service in the US Army and memorabilia from his time in Europe. Records include a promotion and his separation qualification record. Other documents of interest include newsletters from the Finance Replacement Training Center and the USS Gustavus, a substantial training guide from Fort Benjamin Harrison, and paperwork for his leave to Switzerland. Memorabilia includes helpful information for soldiers visiting Europe as well as general travel...
Dates: 1942 June 1-1945 December 23, undated

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

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 "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