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Al Bravin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0094
Abstract

This collection includes various letters written to and by Al Bravin, a Mess Sergeant in the 3rd Division of the 47th Infantry, during World War II as well as news clippings featuring articles about his division's service.

Dates: 1941-1944, 1961-1963, 1981-1983, undated

Bessie Huffstetler Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0241
Overview

A scrapbook compiled by Bessie Huffstetler of newspaper clippings throughout World War II. Most of the clippings document national news regarding the war efforts. Also included are newspaper clippings documenting the work at Oak Ridge, Tennessee on the atomic bomb.

Dates: circa 1940s-1950s

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

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

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 L. Everett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0092
Abstract

This collection features issues of two military newspapers from World War II. One, titled "Guinea Gold," is dated March 7, 1944. The other is, "The Stars and Stripes," is dated May 9, 1945.

Dates: 1944 March 7, 1945 May 9

Mrs. Vincent Bartlen News Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0093
Abstract

This collection features eight newspaper clippings from the Milwaukee Journal discussing the efforts of American soldiers in World War II in 1944.

Dates: 1944 February 24 - November 5, undated

Oliver M. Summers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0148
Abstract

This collection includes news articles, currency, and photographs from Oliver Summers's service during World War II. Also included are his graduation invitations and an installation of officers pamphlet from Summers's 1953 commencement ceremonies at UT Memphis.

Dates: 1945-1946, 1953, 1975, undated

Prisoners of War News Articles

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0137
Abstract

Copies of the Maryville-Alcoa Times and The Tennessean with featured articles on prisoner of war camps during World War II.

Dates: 1979, 1985

Robert S. Thurman Publications

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0219
Overview

This collection includes copies of Yank (four issues) and Leatherneck (two issues) magazines from 1944-1945 belonging to Robert Thurman.

Dates: 1944 October-1945 December

Toucan Topics Newsletter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2986
Abstract

This collection consists of a newsletter titled Toucan Topics, which documents events in the world abroad and on the Allied Forces' military base in the British colony of Guiana.

Dates: 1945 August 25

Walter Lassen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0097
Abstract

This collection contains several copies of the "Chandelle," a publication from the Station Hospital in Moody Field, Georgia from 1944 and 1945 regarding its Convalescent Training Program. Also included is a Toastmasters address, a letter from Walter Lassen, and a Station Hospital Booklet.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1953-1954, undated

World War II Division Newspapers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3344
Abstract This collection consists primarily of newspapers and brief announcements published by various American front-line units stationed in the European and Pacific Theaters during World War II. These publications relate news about the unit's movement, deployment status, military successes, and camp life in addition to recounting stories about local battles and conflicts. The vast majority of the items document the later years of the war with a particular focus on the end of the war in the Pacific...
Dates: 1941-1960

World War II Newspapers and Propaganda

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2992
Abstract

This collection contains newspaper clippings and issues of Yank Magazine.

Dates: 1943-1945

World War II Publications

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3255
Abstract This collection consists of five publications documenting the end of World War Two. There are three copies of The Stars and Stripes, a U. S. Army daily newspaper publication, covering the action in the Pacific Theater and V. E. (Victory in Europe) Day. There is one copy of the weekly magazine Yank titled 1945 Victory Edition. It covers the Surrender of Rheims, which officially ended European hostilities on May 7, 1945, in pictures and written accounts. There is one copy of an United States...
Dates: 1945 March 10-1945 May 8