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Albert Hall Bowman Diary

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0172
Abstract

This collection contains a diary in which Albert Hall Bowman wrote his notes on his experiences during the invasion of Normandy in World War II.

Dates: 1944

Alethea Helen Whitney Collection on Winston Churchill

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3656
Abstract

This collection consists of research compiled by Alethea Helen Whitney on Winston Churchill. Research material includes: rough drafts for her book, press clippings, magazine and book publications.

Dates: 1935 May 4-circa 2003

Alfred Roessel/German POW Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2702
Abstract This collection consists of a letter from Alfred Roessel, a German POW being held in Camp Crossville, Tenn., to his wife, Irmgard Roessel, in Leipzig, Germany. It discusses the weather in Crossville, the camp's scenery, and various of Roessel's activities. It also lets Irmgard know that her "lovely photograph" arrived safely, and conveys greetings to his family. The letter is written on aerogram stationary labelled in English, German, Italian, and Japanese and bears a U. S. Censor's...
Dates: 1944

Alice Boehret Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0267
Overview

This collection consists of correspondence written by Alice Boehret during her service with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II. Boehret wrote almost daily letters between 1942 and 1946 to her family, mainly her sisters and mother, and document her time in the European Theater of War, particularly with the 74th General Hospital.

Dates: 1942 July 18-1946 November 20

Almond Knight Newsletters from Camp Crowder

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0254
Overview

This collection includes five issues of The Excrowderlite News, a publication for service members who were stationed at Camp Crowder, Missouri during World War II. These issues date from 1983 to 1985. The newsletters include member updates and addresses as well as photographs and recollections written by members about their time at Camp Crowder.

Dates: 1983 Fall-1985 Summer

American National Red Cross Cap or Beanie Knitting Pattern

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3920
Overview

Collection contains a one-page pamphlet distributed by the American National Red Cross in 1941. It provides instructions for knitting a "cap or beanie," with descriptions for two and four needle styles. The pamphlet lists materials needed for the project, and an image of a finished cap is printed on the back.

Dates: 1941 February

Andrew Holt Papers

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Identifier: AR-0007
Abstract

This collection houses publications, drafts, official papers, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other materials documenting Andrew Holt's military service, tenure as President of the National Education Association, and term as President of the University of Tennessee. Issues Holt dealt with at U.T. include academic freedom, athletics, integration, U.T. Martin, student life, and finances.

Dates: 1943-1970

Andrew McGill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0070
Abstract

This collection contains documents pertaining to Andrew E. McGill, Private First Class in the U.S. Army during World War II until being officially and honorably discharged in 1945.

Dates: 1942, 1945, undated

Anonymous WWII Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0047
Abstract

This collection consists of two anonymous photographs from the United States Marine Corps during World War II, along with a index card with captions and notes.

Dates: 1944, undated

Army and Navy Journal: United States at War

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3370
Abstract

This special issue of the Army and Navy Journal, subtitled United States at War, was published on 7 December 1945. It contains a series of letters and reports written by government employees and military commanders showing how World War II developed from the beginning of U. S. involvement in 1941 to the final surrender of the Axis powers in 1945.

Dates: 1945 December 7

Army Engineers World War II Art

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2120
Abstract

The collection contains drawings of World War II Army Engineer structures and soldiers.

Dates: undated

Army Specialized Training Program Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0738
Abstract

This collection houses student records, correspondence, course descriptions, curricula, and other materials documenting the Army Specialized Training Program at the University of Tennessee between 1943 and 1945. Each of the student records are entered on Form No. 831 and show the student's full name, army serial number, home address, date of birth, classes taken, and grades earned.

Dates: 1943-1945 January 2

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

Arthur Eugene Kiser Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0075
Abstract

This collection includes a news clipping from 1995 featuring a tribute to Arthur Eugene Kiser, who was killed in action January 16, 1945. This article commemorates the 50 years that had passed since his death near Eupen, Belgium at the age of 23-years-old.

Dates: 1995

Artie E. Akers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0110
Abstract

This collection includes accounts written by Artie E. Akers documenting different stories from his time as a submarine "volunteer" during World War II.

Dates: undated

Autobiography of a Country Boy

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0864
Abstract

In this book, John Richard Blanton describes his childhood in Unionville, Tennessee, his education at the University of Tennessee in the 1920s, and his later career as a teacher and school administrator in primary and secondary schools in Spring City, Nashville, and Jackson, Tennessee. He also provides some information about his service in World War II and about his ancestry, including a genealogical chart of the Blanton and Crisp families.

Dates: 1974

Barbara Goddard's Memoirs of Lewis Frelan Goddard

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3127
Abstract

This collection contains the Memoirs of Lewis Frelan Goddard, May 9, 1924 to August 7, 1944, compiled by Barbara Goddard in July 1994. It traces the life of Frelan Goddard with family photographs, certificates, newspaper articles, and correspondence. There are also materials from the family's trip to Europe and about awards given to the family or posthumously to Goddard.

Dates: 1994 July

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

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 260
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 97
World War, 1939-1945. 95
United States. Army. 90
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 58
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World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 49
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 48
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 44
United States. Navy. 43
United States. Army Air Forces. 30
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 30
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 30
United States. Air Force. 23
United States. Marine Corps. 22
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 15
United States. Army. Air Corps. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Tennessee. 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean. 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American. 7
Rationing -- United States -- History. 6
University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties -- United States. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Maps. 6
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 5
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American. 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
World War, 1939-1945 -- Press coverage. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women. 5
Oral history -- United States. 4
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 4
Prisoners of war -- Germany. 4
Prisoners of war -- United States. 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
Correspondence. 3
Germany -- History -- 1945-1955. 3
Photographs. 3
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 3
United States -- Armed Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945. 3
United States. Air Force -- History. 3
United States. Army -- Medals, badges, decorations, etc. 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
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 452
German 2
Japanese 1
 
Names
American Red Cross 2