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Ben Franklin Oral History

 Collection
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.

Dates: 2004 October 20-2005 March 10

Bernarr Cresap Papers

 Collection
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.

Dates: circa 1944-1945, 1983-1989

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

Betty J. Sparks Oral History

 Collection
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.

Dates: 2001

Bill Luttrell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0132
Abstract

A photograph and identification tag of Bill Luttrell from his time as a prisoner of war during World War II.

Dates: circa 1945

Bill White Oral History

 Collection
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.

Dates: 2000

Birch Park Henderson Collection

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1940-1945, 1981-1986

Boyd Porter Collection

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1942-1945

Brenda Sue Hutchison Ration Book

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0234
Overview

This collection is a single ration book issued to Brenda Sue Hutchison on May 11, 1945 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1945 May 11

Buck Donaldson Memoir

 Collection
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.

Dates: undated

Buck Donaldson Oral History

 Collection
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.

Dates: 2002 October 21

Buford Harper Collection

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1942-1945

Calm Seas, Friendly Beaches

 Collection
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.

Dates: 2014

Camp Tyson Records

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1941-1942

Carl Bretz World War II Letters

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1945

Carmichael Bohnson Correspondence

 Collection
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.

Dates: circa 1940s

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

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1993-1996

Cecil B. Staley Papers

 Collection
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.

Dates: circa 1945

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 250
World War, 1939-1945. 100
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 95
United States. Army. 86
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 57
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World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 50
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 45
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 42
United States. Navy. 41
United States. Army Air Forces. 30
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 30
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 28
United States. Air Force. 24
United States. Marine Corps. 22
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 15
United States. Army. Air Corps. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Tennessee. 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons. 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 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 -- Hospitals. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Maps. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American. 6
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 5
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American. 5
Prisoners of war -- Germany. 5
Prisoners of war -- United States. 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
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps. 4
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. 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
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 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 Nurse Corps. 3
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. 3
United States. Army. Division, 80th. 3
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 30th -- History. 3
V-mail. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Asia. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Reconnaissance operations, American. 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. Army. Infantry Regiment, 314th. 2
United States. Navy -- Women. 2
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Alumni and alumnae. 2
Veterans -- United States -- Interviews. 2
Veterans -- United States. 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975. 2
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Language
English 448
German 2
Japanese 1
 
Names
American Red Cross 1