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World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

African American Military Photograph Albums

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2881
Abstract A collection of photographs of African Americans in or around Knoxville from 1941-1969. These photographs come from three photo albums, one being a Historical and Pictorial Review of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, a year book for the year 1941. It includes all of the soldiers stationed at Fort Bragg in 1941 and the different activities inside of the base. The second album is made up of images of a family that lived in or around Knoxville. The photos include group and individual...
Dates: 1941-1969

Elvyn V. Davidson Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2581
Abstract

This collection consists of Xerox copies of the scrapbook that Elvyn V. Davidson kept between approximately 1943 and 1946. It is made up primarily of photographs of Eastern (probably Japanese) women and some American soldiers and ephemera, including foreign currency, cartoons, poetry and newsletters.

Dates: circa 1943-circa 1946

LaTain Smith McGhee WWII Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2628
Abstract

The LaTain Smith McGhee WWII Memoir, 2001 contains a personal memoir of LaTain Smith McGhee's service in the United States Navy during World War II. Also included are several photographs, as well as transfer orders, awards, and discharge papers.

Dates: 2001

Roy Gordon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0169
Abstract

Roy Gordon's book titled Battleground (1978), an anecdotal account of the black platoon in the 47th Infantry Regiment of which Roy Gordon was a member during World War II. The collection also contains four handwritten, loose-leaf diary pages with six entries from Europe written between 1944-1945.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1978

Washington M. Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0123
Abstract

This collection features a copy of Love, War, and Hate written by Washington M. Davis about his World War II experience.

Dates: 1976