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1 Title:   General William W. Buchanan oral history transcript  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Frank, Benis M.  
  Dates:   after 1969  
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The collection consists of the transcript of a taped interview with retired Brigadier General William W. Buchanan, conducted by Mr. Benis M. Frank, for the Marine Corps Oral History Program (1969). The interview concerns Buchanan's career in the Marine Corps, including his World War II experiences at Tarawa, Saipan, Okinawa, and Iwo Jima. Also included is a typewritten letter (dated February 22, 1971) from F.C. Caldwell, explaining the transcript and the Oral History Program established by the United States Marine Corps.
 
  Identifier:   ms691  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Lorenzo Alonzo Dowling papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Dowling, Loran Alonzo, 1898-  
  Dates:   1917-1919  
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The collection consists of correspondence of Loran Alonzo Dowling, a Marine during World War I, to his mother, Vannit Dowling. The letters were written from the Marine training camp at Paris Island (S.C.), then from France, Belgium, Luxemburg, and Germany during his military service. The letters mainly discuss family and friends in Georgia, but also contain information on Dowling's duties as a runner carrying messages between units, trench warfare, being gassed, the people's reactions to American soldiers, and the battle of Saint-Mihiel (France) in 1918.
 
  Identifier:   ms2247  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Carson family letter  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1943 July 7  
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The collection consists of one letter typewritten on United States Marine Corps, Southern Recruiting Division letterhead: dated Macon, Georgia, July 7, 1943, "Dear "Kit," containing gossip related to the military. "Kit" is possbily Clyde Carson.
 
  Identifier:   ms2255  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   John J. Smolka collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smolka, John J., 1911-  
  Dates:   1940-1982  
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The collection consists of a diary and journals kept during World War II. Smolka records weather, and daily activities in the United States Marine Corps recording recreational activities on the Marine base at Mt. Martha Balcombe, Australia, and on the island of Puvuvu. The collection also contains an autobiographic sketch in which Smolka recounts his life until 1968.
 
  Identifier:   ms2704  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Charles and Winston Hodgson World War II collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hodgson, Josephine  
  Dates:   1930-1946  
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The collection consists of correspondence addressed to Josephine Hodgson from Charles N. Hodgson, Winston D. Hodgson, and James G. Paine, Jr. while serving during World War II, from 1942-1946. The majority of correspondence are from Charles, and regard his duties as well as the destruction in France and Germany. Letters from Paine describe England and social life in the military. The collection also includes newspaper clippings concerning the World War II service of Winston D. Hodgson, photographs, and a Lucy Cobb Academy diploma presented to Josephine Hull Hodgson, May 26, 1930.
 
  Identifier:   ms2464  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Roebling family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Roebling family  
  Dates:   1930-2010  
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This collection contains family clippings, photographs and correspondence; materials regarding the development of Donald Roebling's amphibious vehicle, The Alligator; and W.R. Roebling's efforts to record memories and organize reunions of veterans who served in the 2nd Amphibious Tractor Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps. It also contains manuscripts and research for several of Karl Roebling's military pubications.
 
  Identifier:   ms4329  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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