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1 Title:   World War I American troops photograph  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Central News LTD (London)  
  Dates:   circa 1917  
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The collection consists of one black and white photograph of "London's great welcome to American troops." The note on the reverse side of the photograph continues "The U. S. Troops passing the King, Queen, Queen Alexandra, Major General John Biddle and Prince and Princess Arthur of Connaught outside Buckingham Palace." The collection also includes an envelope addressed to "Col. Charles A. Fowler, The Union League Club."
 
  Identifier:   ms1187  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Myrtle Wolfshohl letters to Lois Jean Duncan  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Wolfshohl, Myrtle  
  Dates:   1944-1948  
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The collection consists of correspondence from Myrtle (Anne) Wolfshohl to Lois Jean Duncan from 1944-1948. Wolfshohl writes from 3rd Women's Army Corps Training Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, regarding training and her feelings toward the Army. She then writes from Ft. Myers, Virginia. Letters regard working as a code clerk for the War Department Signal Center in the Pentagon, the Fair Employment Practice Committee, and her volunteer work at the National Council for a Permanent FEPC. Correspondence from New York regards relationships, extracurricular activities, classes, graduate school and working on her Ph.D. Also included is a photograph of Myrtle in her military uniform, and a Woman's Army Corps ID case.
 
  Identifier:   ms3080  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   World War I hospital photographs  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1918  
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The collection consists of photographs, undated, portraying images of mostly unidentified military hospitals during World War I. One photograph with an identified hospital shows a group of officers and nurses in front of Officers Ward U.S. Army General Hospital No. 1. Photographs depict various groups of doctors, nurses, and wounded soldiers; and dining halls, dining staff, and a hospital baseball team. A few photographs are of nurses, probably at the nurses' rest home, and German soldiers in the field.
 
  Identifier:   ms3386  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   General William Tecumseh Sherman to Brigadier General George Henry Thomas  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891  
  Dates:   1864 May 30  
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A three-page letter from General William Tecumseh Sherman to Brig. General George Henry Thomas from the field north of Atlanta, Georgia on May 30, 1864. Sherman describes the proposed positioning of Union troops led by Thomas and McPherson prior to the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain.
 
  Identifier:   ms1279  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Charles H. Grogan letter to Lemuel S. Beardsley  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Grogan, Charles H.  
  Dates:   1862 February 15  
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The collection consists of one letter: dated Warsaw Island, Georgia, February 15, 1862, to Lemuel S. Beardsley, signed "Charles H. Grogan," regarding Grogan's unit moving from Hilton Head, South Carolina to attack Savannah, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms1692  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Charles J. Martin letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Martin, Charles Jones  
  Dates:   1916-1919  
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The collection consists primarily of letters from Charles Jones Martin, Jr. to his family back home while he was overseas in World War I. Other items include photographs, official documents, postcards, and a certifcate from the University of Georgia via the State College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts.
 
  Identifier:   ms2331  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   John J. Roche narratives  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Roche, John J.  
  Dates:   1991-1992  
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The collection consists of five (reproductions of) typescripts by John J. Roche titled: Forty years after, The soldier and the state: the Summa Arya encounters Hollywood, The place of Maastricht in European military history, To save and defend the people: essays on the philosophy of European military history, and Kindred spirits: an introduction to the philosophy of European military history for combat soldiers. The typescripts concern Roche's activities in World War II. The place of Maastricht in European military history is a commentary regarding the state of the world almost fifty years after Roche's participation in World War II.
 
  Identifier:   ms2751  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 Title:   Sidney Samuel Thomas letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Thomas, Sidney Samuel, 1923-2012  
  Dates:   1943-1946  
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The collection consists of correspondence to Sidney Samuel Thomas from 1943 to 1946, while he lived in Athens, Georgia, and worked as a military cryptographer in St. Petersburg, Miami, and West Palm Beach, Florida; Pawling, New York; and Greensboro, North Carolina. Correspondents include P.F.C. John Lomax, Cpl. Marian Talmadge, Cpl. Pope Hill, Sgt. Carl Cox, Cpl. Cecil Bentz, Cpl. M.K. Smith, Merritt Whelchel, and Cpl. James Swan. Correspondence concerns a plethora of topics, including duties, respective lives in the Army, and daily routines; and there is discussion of religion and philosophy, as well as many references to the popular culture of the era, i.e. books, actors and movies. Included with some of the letters are clippings from newspapers and magazines.
 
  Identifier:   ms3030  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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9 Title:   William G. Bragdon family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bragdon, William G.  
  Dates:   1862-1925  
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This collection consists of papers from William G. Bragdon's family. Most of the letters are written from William J. Bragdon to his brother from New Bern, North Carolina and later from Army camps in which he is stationed. Additionally, there is a letter from "Mother" to Ed, a poem for a funeral, and various printed material.
 
  Identifier:   ms3597  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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10 Title:   George Fuller Walker papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Walker, George Fuller  
  Dates:   1944-1945  
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The collection consists of correspondence from George F. Walker to his mother in Lewisburg, Tennessee during his service with military intelligence in the U.S. Army from 1944-1945. The collection also contains clippings, postcards, and photographs.
 
  Identifier:   ms2640  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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11 Title:   Edwin R. Alberti papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Alberti, Edwin R., -1862?  
  Dates:   1819-1863  
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The collection consists of military papers, legal documents, and letters, pertaining to several aspects of the life and work of Edwin R. Alberti, from 1819 to 1863. Military papers include a special order for a furlough, orders to appear for a Court of Inquiry, an order signed by President John Quincy Adams' restoring Alberti to active duty after an inquiry into alleged misconduct, and acceptance of Alberti's resignation from the 4th Artillery. There are numerous Chattel mortgages, bills of sale, and deeds of gift for named enslaved women, men, and children, and legal papers regarding the distribution of people enslaved to heirs of Henry R. Sadler. The collection also consists of papers relating to the sloop B.S. Newcomb.
 
  Identifier:   ms3218  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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12 Title:   J.L. McCanless papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   McCanless, J. L. (Jesse Luke)  
  Dates:   1942-1945  
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The collection consists of correspondence from McCanless during his military service with the U.S. Army in World War II, to his father Leo McCanless, his stepmother Kathleen McCanless, and his Aunt Inez Doss, all of Canton, Georgia. From August 1942 - June 1944 McCanless wrote from various military training camps in the United States describing his training activities, the areas, and news of family and friends. After June 1944, McCanless wrote from England, France, Belgium, and Germany. His letters describe his trip overseas, the English countryside, the destruction in France, United Service Organization Shows, prices for commodities, V-E day and peace, his opinion of the German people, his duties questioning Germans to determine their role in the war, and his participation in the Normandy invasion and the destruction and casualties from the battle.
 
  Identifier:   ms2904  
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13 Title:   Bryant Sellers papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Sellers, Bryant  
  Dates:   1953-1954  
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The collection consists of letters written almost daily by Sellers to his wife, Mary (b. 1935) who was back home in Pomona and Chino, California. Although mainly love letters, there is some information about the routine of Army camp life. Sellers also tries to advise his young wife on matters such as finances, health and car maintenance. The letters end in May 1954, as Mary plans to move to Georgia to be with her husband. There are also three letters written by servicemen that appear to be unrelated to the Bryant Sellers papers.
 
  Identifier:   ms3045  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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14 Title:   Thomas Hart family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hart, Thomas H., 1921-  
  Dates:   1936-1951  
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This collection consists of letters, artifacts, ephemera, photographs, and other materials from Thomas Hart and his family, most of which is from the World War II era. The correspondence is mainly between Thomas and his future wife Denise Rion both during and after the war. Also included are materials from Thomas' Army service, and photographs of friends and family, or scenery from their many trips.
 
  Identifier:   ms3209  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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15 Title:   John Alton Hosch papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   University of Georgia. School of Law  
  Dates:   1859-1985  
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The John Alton Hosch Papers consists of six series. These are Desegregation (1938-1976), Administrative Files/Correspondence (1859-1985), Financial (1950-1982), Photographs (1920s-1978), Scholarships (1953-1981) and Placement (1976-1983). This collection holds items from Hosch's time as professor and Dean of the School of Law from 1928 to 1964 and includes information regarding African American Horace T. Ward's attempt to be accepted into the School in 1950. There are materials from the Institute of Law and Government where Hosch also served as director from 1953 until 1957. In addition, there are numerous materials created while Henry A. Shinn served as Acting Dean during Hosch's military service from 1941 to 1948. The other documents in the collection date from after Hosch's retirement in 1964 and run through 1985. These were generated by various School of Law departments and personnel.
 
  Identifier:   UA97-090  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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16 Title:   Jennie Smith papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smith, Jennie, 1862-1946  
  Dates:   1863-1944  
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The collection consists of the personal papers of Jennie Smith from 1863-1944. Includes correspondence (1883-1944), clippings, sketches, printed pictures, engravings, drawings, designs for art contests, pages from Godey's Lady's Book and Frank Leslies Magazine, photographs, notebooks, and a diary of Jennie Smith. Materials pertain to Smith's art career and life in Athens, Georgia. The collection also contains the diary (1863) of John H. Mitchell, a Union soldier, probably from Michigan. Diary mentions prison duty, sickness, and troop movements in Tennessee.
 
  Identifier:   ms13  
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17 Title:   Frank T. Moss World War II letters to his family  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Moss, Frank T.  
  Dates:   1942-1945  
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The collection contains letters from Frank T. Moss to his family during his military career in World War II. It covers his training, about army life as a mechanic in the Pacific campaign.
 
  Identifier:   ms2262  
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18 Title:   Edward C. James papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1942-1965  
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The collection consists of letters written by Edward James to his wife Elizabeth Harrell James in Fitzgerald, Georgia, before and after they were married. The letters give details of the camps, towns where he was stationed, his bombardier training, and the bombing missions. He gives descriptive details of the Okinawan people, houses, crops, and typhoons. The letters to his wife are both romantic and sexually explicit. During World War II many of his letters discuss his future plans of owning a farm.
 
  Identifier:   ms3047  
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19 Title:   Horace A. Bohannon oral history interview  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bohannon, Horace A.  
  Dates:   1989 June 16  
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The collection consists of an oral history interview with Horace A. Bohannon by David Onkst. Topics discussed include Bohannon's World War II experiences with the Tuskegee Airmen; African American veterans and the G.I. Bill; the Georgia Veteran's League and the relationship between African Americans and whites; the Southern Regional Council (SRC) and its policy on segregation, its veterans service project, and Dr. Henry Mitchell's involvement with the SRC; and the United States Employment Service.
 
  Identifier:   ms2854  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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20 Title:   Kate Harben Jones papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jones, Kate Harben  
  Dates:   1922-1947  
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The collection consists of papers of Kate Harben Jones from 1922-1947. Includes corrected typescripts of Jones' essays, short stories, and reminiscences; photographs of the Jones family; correspondence; and v-mail. Most of the correspondence (1933-1945) consists of letters to Jones from her son, Herbert F. Jones, during his military service in World War II. Herbert wrote from Fort Riley (Kan.), Camp Gordon (Ga.), Fort Dix (N.J.), and Fort Pierce (Fla.) describing his military training, military service clubs, and the local areas. After being shipped overseas (1944), Herbert wrote from England, Germany, and France describing the area, the people and their reaction to American military troops, the Normandy invasion, reconnaissance patrols, wounds he received, his medical treatment, and military activity after Germany's surrender. The correspondence also contains letters to Kate Jones from other family members and literary acquaintances.
 
  Identifier:   ms1335  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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