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1 Title:   Ben T. Banks, Jr. papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Banks, Benjamin T., 1921-  
  Dates:   1942-2001  
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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:   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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