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Jack Izlar, Sr. and Mary Jones Izlar papers

Jack Izlar, Sr. and Mary Jones Izlar papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jack Izlar, Sr. and Mary Jones Izlar papers
Creator: Izlar family
Creator: Jones ((Family : Augusta, Ga.))
Inclusive Dates: 1929-2008
Bulk Dates: 1942-1945
Language(s): English
Extent: 2 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3740
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Jack Izlar, Sr. (1926-2008), a native of Augusta, Georgia, worked as a postal executive and postmaster. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theater. He was married to Mary Ellis Jones Izlar and had three sons: Jack, Jr., Charles, and Robert.

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jack Izlar, Sr. and Mary Jones Izlar papers, ms3740, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Izlar, Jack, Sr., 1925-2006
Izlar, Mary Ellis Jones, 1927-2008
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related material in Rare Books: 4 vols. in Welsh. Hanes unwaith am Siencyn Ddwywaith (1872); Genesis (1908); Anianddiaeth Sefylla Ddyfodol (1848); and Y pregethwr : sef deg ar hugain (1879).

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Photographs, 1942-1945
12Genealogy, clipping, The Shoreliner (1945), and William William Jones' immigration certificate, 1929-2008, 1940-1945