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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 65 Collections and/or Records:

Fred V. Brown Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0190
Abstract

This collection contains copies of photographs, copies of newspaper articles, and documents related to World War II veteran Fred V. Brown’s experience in the Pacific Theater of war.

Dates: 1940-1945

Freytag Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0037
Abstract

This collection gives a glimpse into the life of the Freytag family, a miltary family from Wartburg, TN. The collection includes correspondence, press clippings, photographs, and certificates regarding the Freytag children, Albert Jr., Fred, and Maxwell. Albert Jr. was enlisted in the U.S. Marines, Fred was enlisted in the U.S. Navy, and Maxwell was enlisted in the U.S. Army. All materials are photocopies, donated by the family matriarch, Ethel H. Freytag.

Dates: 1936-1944, undated

George Lawson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0098
Abstract

This collection includes a transcript of an interview with George Lawson, World War II veteran, and the subsequent news article written about his service.

Dates: 1986 August 20-29

Guy F. Landers Diary

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0256
Overview

A single handwritten diary (photocopy) of Guy Landers from his time in World War II. The diary includes short daily entries of Landers’ activities from August 1944 through July 1945 before and during his time on the USS Arkansas.

Dates: 1944 August 6-1945 July 31

Hal Holmes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0307
Overview

This collection contains a copy of "Hal Holmes: The War Years--WWII," a biography of Holmes written by his wife, Margarette Harrison Holmes, in 1990. The bulk of the book contains photocopies of letters Holmes penned to his wife during his wartime service. Also included are photocopies of photographs and newspaper clippings in addition to biographical information about Holmes. The book is approximately 400 pages in length.

Dates: 1990 June

Hogins Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0016
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, press clippings, recollections, and ephemera collected by Evelyn Hogins concerning World War II. It also includes material concerning Evelyn's mother, Annie Hogins, and Evelyn's brothers: Clifford, Lawrence "Buster", and Marshall Hogins. The brothers all served in the U.S. military. A significant portion of the collection is comprised of photocopies.

Dates: 1942-1945, 1966, 1984-1991

Howard O. Lane Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0065
Abstract

This collection consists of a folder that contains letters and a transcription of the diary belonging to Howard O. Lane, bomber in the U.S. Air Force during World War II.

Dates: 1944-1945; 1981 March; 1984 December

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

Hugh H. Talley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0213
Overview

These papers include photocopies of correspondence, news articles, and newsletters documenting Hugh Talley’s service with the U.S. Army, particularly during World War II.

Dates: circa 1940s-1980s

J. Fred Baumann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0177
Abstract

This collection includes the manuscripts, self-published book, and memoirs written by World War II Fighter Pilot J. Fred Baumann.

Dates: 1942-1945, 1995

J. Guy Boswell Jr. Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0223
Overview

Photocopy of a six-page handwritten letter from J. Guy Boswell Jr. to his wife. Boswell penned this letter from Japan in 1945 while serving with the U.S. Navy. Boswell writes about the history and current state of the city of Yokohama as well as his experiences there. He also comments on the weather and his health.

Dates: 1945 September 18

James C. Havron Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0251
Overview

A collection of photocopies of photographs documenting James C. Havron’s military service in Alaska during World War II. Places documented include Dutch Harbor and Attu Island.

Dates: circa 1942-1944

James "J. D." Blankenship Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0058
Abstract

This collection contains documents, correspondence, and photographs belonging to James David "J. D." Blankenship Jr., a private in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Dates: ca. 1940s

James T. Knight Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0280
Overview

The James T. Knight Papers collection consists of photographs, letters, copies of newspaper articles, and a typed journal regarding Knight's military during World War II.

Dates: 1944-2013

John A. Grove Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0304
Overview

This collection documents John A. Grove's military service in World War II. Included are telegrams, a handwritten letter with a photograph, a church service pamphlet, and two newspaper clippings related to Grove and his time serving in the war from 1943-1944.

Dates: 1943 December-1944 November

John Crowe Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0179
Abstract

This collection features John Crowe's personal narrative, "Days in the Wild Blue Yonder," written about his service in the European Theater during World War II.

Dates: 1943-1988

John W. Bell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0269
Overview

This collection documents John W. Bell's participation with the IV (Fourth) Corps during World War II and after. Included is correspondence, newspaper articles, publications, and more from Bell's time during the war. Also included is material documenting the post-war activity of the IV Corps including newsletters, reunion material, and more.

Dates: 1940-1989

Joseph B. Boyd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0207
Overview

Papers of World War II veteran Joseph B. Boyd, including publications and photocopies of articles. Publications are from 1995 and include 1st Fighter News, WWII Nightfighters Newsletter, and The Flying Sergeant. Photocopied articles include information about Boyd's service.

Dates: 1995, undated

Knoxville Community Planning Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0417
Abstract

This collection houses minutes, plans, reports, correspondence, and publications documenting the Knoxville Community Planning Council's work between 1943 and 1946. The bulk of the material focuses on the Master Planning Committee.

Dates: 1943-1946