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1 Title:   Jack Izlar, Sr. and Mary Jones Izlar papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Izlar family  
  Dates:   1929-2008  
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The collection includes photographs of Jack Izlar, Sr., his fellow servicemen, and area locals during Izlar's U.S. Navy service in the Pacific Theater of World War II. It also includes a genealogy of the Jones family, a 1929 motor vehicle registration card issued to William William Jones, a handwritten letter from Izlar to his mother inscribed on a menu for the 1943 U.S. Naval Air Station Thanksgiving dinner, a newsletter from The Shoreliner announcing the end of the war, a photocopied announcement for the Jones-Knight wedding, and an official certificate of registration from the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation recognizing William William Jones' immigration to the United States from Wales.
 
  Identifier:   ms3740  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Joseph Wiley Reid, Sr. papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Reid, Joseph Wiley, Sr.  
  Dates:   1942-2005  
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The collection consists of biographical information of Joseph Wiley Reid, and photographs from Reid's service in Japan during World War II. Of particular interest is an autographed photograph of Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, and a short note signed by the Carters thanking Reid for his help with Carter's campaign.
 
  Identifier:   ms2254  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Jerome G. Pepper, Jr.'s A Pacific diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Peppers, Jerome G.  
  Dates:   1985  
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The collection consists of A Pacific Diary 1943-1945, a typescript by Jerome G. Peppers, Jr. (reproduced August 1985), which is an account of Peppers' service In the United States Army during World War II.
 
  Identifier:   ms2823  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 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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5 Title:   Charles K. Howard collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Howard, Charles K., 1911-  
  Dates:   1944-1945  
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The collection consists of correspondence, a diary, photographs, and other personal items collected during the war.
 
  Identifier:   ms2470  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   27th Infantry Regiment (the Wolfhounds) collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 27th  
  Dates:   1860s-2009  
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The collection consists of books, papers, correspondence, personal narratives, propaganda material, photographs, and artifacts contributed by soldiers and families who have served with or are connected with soldiers who served with the Wolfhounds. The bulk of the collection centers on the 27th Infantry Regiment in World War II and the Korean War. There are some materials on Siberia and Vietnam and times in between, but the majority focus on the Pacific and Korea. There are a significant number of documents and artifacts about the Wolfhound Pack Historical Society, anniversaries, reunions, and relationships between veterans after their service. There is a small but well-maintained collection of items and documents about the Holy Family Home in Japan. There are a considerable number of books in the collection. Many are about the 27th Infantry Regiment, though some are on more general topics, such as military campaigns and entire wars. Some are autobiographies or biographies; many are written by Wolfhound veterans. The videos in the collection are similar. These are often interviews of Wolfhounds and videos about certain military events. The artifacts are original and similar attire and items from Wolfhounds in their military service. There is a small assortment of unprocessed papers and artifacts that are primarily unarranged. These still focus on the 27th Infantry Regiment. Most concentrate on the Wolfhounds in the Korean War.
 
  Identifier:   ms3035  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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