Tennessee History World War, 1939-1945
Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:
A. W. Taylor Papers. Also includes George Caldwell Taylor and Jerome Gregg Taylor.
Abby Crawford Milton Papers.
Alexander A. Arthur Family Papers (Middlesboro, Ky., and Mascot, Tenn.)
Arthur Family Papers (Middlesboro, Ky., and Mascot Tenn.) Alexander A. Arthur (1846- 1912) a Scottish-born engineer and entrepreneur who founded Scottish-Carolina Timber and Land Company; later founder of Middlesboro, Also includes 3 cassette tapes on Normandy World War II and perhaps Arthur family
Appalachian Mills, W. A. Brownlee; Beaumont Avenue Baptist Church.
Souvenir Labor-Management Banquet and Dance in honor of, W. A. Brownlee, President of Appalachian Mills, Andrew Johnson Hotel, December 29, 1945; Victory Bulletin, Beaumont Avenue Baptist Church, November 7, 1943
Bibles WWII New Testament. Gift of Virginia K. Nelson, 1995. T.E. Watterson Bible, 1844 John Barringer Bible (may have come from Mrs. H.R. Duncan)--no family entries. Jane Jaques Bible (1871, New Testament) New Testament in French, 1851
Broadway Baptist Church material.
Bulletins, newsletters, photographs, and newspaper clippings for Broadway Baptist Church, Knoxville, 1975-ca. 1985. Gift also includes World War I and World War II dog tags, and a small WWI Bible (1917). Folders contain lists of pastors and clippings and papers re: the church fire and rebuilding efforts.
Carolyn Johnson McCraith Collection.
Charles Floyd Shipe World War II letters.
Coile Seilaz Collection (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Durham).
Crawley Family Papers
Papers and correspondence related to the Crawley family of Knoxville, Tenn.
Includes the George Crawley Letters - Collection of 32 letters of the Crawley family; the bulk of the material written by George Crawley in 1944 during his time at Fort Knox in basic training.
Don Whitehead World War II Journal.
Earl E. Leming Collection (Gift of Mona Lisa Reagan).
Earl E. Stout Collection. Letters and documents relating to military service in World War II)
Ed Westcott: Capturing History. Award Nomination for ETHS 2009.
Ed Westcott: Capturing History. Award Nomination for ETHS 2009. Includes a copy of the book “Through the Lens of Ed Westcott: A Photographic History of World War II’s Secret City” letters of commendation, newspaper articles, photographs.
First Lieutenant Alexander Bonnyman, Jr., USMC (1910-1943) Interred in Berry Highland Cemetery, Knoxville, Tenn. September 27, 2015.
First Lieutenant Alexander Bonnyman, Jr., USMC (1910-1943) interred in Berry Highland Cemetery, Knoxville, Tenn. September 27, 2015. World War II U. S. soldier whose body was returned to his hometown in 2015.
Fountain City Heritage Collection (includes photographs) (via Dr. Jim Tumblin).
George P. Palo Papers, 1924-1992.
Gilbert Brown Collection.
Gilbert Brown (1907-1975) native of Knox County, Tenn., was married twice. There are World War II letters from Brown to second wife Sula Mae Brown and his family during military service during the war. There are also wartime letters from other members of his extended family
Global Map for Global War and Global Peace. Alcoa Aluminum.
One side with title above listed includes images of airplanes and military insignia; verso shows map of the world with flags of all nations around the edges. Date of map accurate to Oct. 15, 1943.
H. L. Coleman Family World War II letters.
World War II letters to Coleman family from soldiers in Europe
Harry Burke Papers.
James F. Corum, Grainger County, Tenn., documents.
James F. Corum, Grainger County, Tenn., documents; Grainger County Election Commission; World War II compensation for his daughter Virginia Corum Goodman from U S. Navy for her husband, George Edwin Goodman, Jr.; political letters, 1930s, 1940s; Grainger County Burial Association membership policy to Ann Corum, 1940.
Jeanne Barkley Papers
Karl P. Baum, Jr. thesis “Heating And Air Currents in Greenhouses,” 1939 +record of the Battleship Colorado by Leon Willis.
“Heating And Air Current In Greenhouses,” by Karl P. Baum, Jr. 1939 thesis. Record of the Battleship Colorado, June 3, 1943-December 11, 1945, by Leon Willis (tells about K. P. Baum’s service on the ship and his death).
Karl Wilkerson McGhee and family, Bristol, Tenn. letters and photographs.
Family photographs, many unidentified, and WWII photograph album of Karl who joined the US Army Air Force and served in Europe, starting with Normandy, 1944-1945.
Kenneth Scruggs Evans Collection
The collection consists of material from Kenneth Scruggs Evans’ work and life in Oak Ridge, Tenn. As well as some professional documents related to his fathers.
Letter from Hal C. Clements, Jr., re: MIA William C. Tallent. January 19, 1945.
Manhattan Project A Bomb pin (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) and Blue Diamond Coal Company scrip
Sterling silver pin with the words ‘Manhattan Project A Bomb’ on front; ‘sterling’ and ‘Whitehead-Hoa? on back). 1 pc. + silver-colored piece of scrip from Blue Diamond Coal Co., Westbourne, Tenn. ,‘5’ on one side; ‘payable in merchandise only...’. Diamond shaped hole cut in item. 1 pc.
Martin C. Hunt Collection (World War II correspondence).
Includes 3 boxes of correspondence to Martin Hunt from friends (many from Knoxville) who served overseas during World War II (no date, 1940-1945). Arranged by date.