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Veterans of Foreign Wars, Rainbow Post 2681, collection

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Rainbow Post 2681, collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Veterans of Foreign Wars, Rainbow Post 2681, collection
Creator: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. Rainbow Post No. 2681
Inclusive Dates: 1918-1986
Bulk Dates: 1943-1945
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2996
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists mainly of photographs, many with captions, from World War II, dating 1938, 1943-1945. Photographs depict Navy Officers, local people, and prisoners of war in New Guinea, Remagen Bridge, a Liberty Ship being unloaded off the shores of Goodenough Island, and temporary quarters on Luzon Island, in the Philippines. Also included is a war ration book issued to Edna J. Eaton, wife of Harold A. Eaton, Haverhill, Massachusetts; United States War-Savings Certificate issued to Callie Sheppard, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1918; and an explanatory letter addressed to the University of Georgia Library, dated May 20, 1986, from Sgt. Joseph W. Reid.


Administrative Information

Custodial History

Items in the collection were collected and donated by Veterans of Foreign Wars, Rainbow Post 2681, Marietta, Georgia, who fought in WWII.

Preferred Citation

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Rainbow Post 2681, collection, ms2996, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.

General Notes

Published materials accompanying the collection have been cataloged individually with an associated collection note, and can be found in GIL by searching the title of this collection.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Photographs.
Ration books.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Area.
World War, 1939-1945.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Photographs and papers, 1918-1986