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Ben Franklin Oral History

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Identifier: MS-3186
Abstract This collection consists of three interview transcriptions with Ben Franklin on from 2004-2005 by G. Kurt Piehler, John B. Romeiser, and Braum Lincoln Denton. In the interviews, Franklin details his childhood in Knoxville, TN and his service in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Bernarr Cresap Papers

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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.

Bessie Huffstetler Scrapbook

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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.

Betty J. Sparks Oral History

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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.

Bill Luttrell Collection

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Identifier: CSWS-0132
Abstract A photograph and identification tag of Bill Luttrell from his time as a prisoner of war during World War II.

Bill White Oral History

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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.

Birch Park Henderson Collection

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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.

Boyd Porter Collection

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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.

Brenda Sue Hutchison Ration Book

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Identifier: CSWS-0234
Overview This collection is a single ration book issued to Brenda Sue Hutchison on May 11, 1945 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Buck Donaldson Memoir

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Identifier: MS-1978
Abstract In this memoir, Buck Donaldson recounts his childhood in rural Louisiana and his service in the U. S. Navy during World War II.

Buck Donaldson Oral History

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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.

Buford Harper Collection

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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.

Calm Seas, Friendly Beaches

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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.

Camp Tyson Records

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Identifier: MS-3090
Abstract This collection houses papers documenting Camp Tyson, a military base located near Paris, Tennessee during World War II. It contains photographs, documents, forms, and manuals relating to camp operations.

Carl Bretz World War II Letters

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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.

Carmichael Bohnson Correspondence

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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.

Carol Bell Collection of World War II Women's Air Corps (WAC) Interviews

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Identifier: MS-2562
Abstract The Carol Bell WAC Interviews, 1996, consists of audio recordings and transcripts of interviews with 20 women who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II. The interviews, conducted by Carol Owen Bell, set out to discover the long-term effects of military experience on women who served in the war.

Cecil B. Staley Papers

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Identifier: CSWS-0211
Overview These papers document Cecil Staley’s service with the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II in the Pacific Theatre of Operations. Included are Staley’s typed accounts of his missions in Japan from December 1944 to July 1945.

Center for the Study of War and Society Administrative Files

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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 Office...

Charles and Betty Torreyson Collection

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Identifier: MS-2347
Abstract This collection contains nine folders of correspondence sent to the Torreysons of Knoxville, mostly between February and April of 1942.

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