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1 Title:   Ben T. Banks, Jr. papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Banks, Benjamin T., 1921-  
  Dates:   1942-2001  
The collection focuses entirely on Ben T. Banks, Jr.'s experiences in World War II. These include letters to his family, particularly his sister Lucy. Also included is Banks' bombing mission record, which he kept in a notebook, a number of photographs of Banks and his bombing crew during the war, and several war records, including an official commendation for his service during the Battle of the Bulge, as well as an interview with him on DVD, and Banks' flight and bombardier training materials.
  Identifier:   ms3748  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   William Bruce Eidson, Jr. papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Eidson, William Bruce, 1922-1999  
  Dates:   1919-1963  
The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and ephemera dated from 1919 to 1963 and collected by the William Bruce Eidson family of Ways (or Richmond Hill), Bryan County, Georgia. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence from William Bruce Eidson, Jr. to his parents from 1939 to 1952 while he was a student at Georgia Tech, in the army as a flight trainee and part of its specialized training program, and a journalism student at the University of Georgia after the war. Also included is a group of letters written by William Bruce Eidson to his wife from 1919 to 1952 while he worked elsewhere in the lumber trade and later as part of the Civilian Conservation Corps and in Columbus, Georgia at Fort Benning.
  Identifier:   ms3087  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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