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Green family World War II letters

Green family World War II letters

Descriptive Summary

Title: Green family World War II letters
Creator: Green, William Walter, Jr. , 1907-1970
Inclusive Dates: 1931-1945
Language: English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet
Collection Number: ms4222
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

William Walter Green Jr. (1907-1970) born in Albany, Georgia married to Leila Odom Green.

Scope and Content

Collection consists mostly of letters from William Walter Green to his mother, Ruby Green, of Albany, Georgia. The letters cover William Walter Green's time serving in the United States Navy during World War II, from 1943-1945. Also includes photographs, newspaper clippings, and one copy of the South Pacific Daily News from 1944.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Green family World War II letters, ms4222, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Green, Ruby Rebecca Culpepper, 1889-1983
United States. Navy -- Officers -- Correspondence.
World War, 1939-1945.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Letters, 1931 Access Online
Includes Mallary Association "BYPU Booster"
 
12Letters, 1943 Access Online
Correspondence from William Green to his mother Mrs. Ruby Green
 
112Letters, 1943 Access Online
Includes correspondence with Mrs. Ruby Green
 
13Letters, 1944 Access Online
Includes correspondence with Mrs. Ruby Green and Grace Green
 
14Letters, 1944 Access Online
Includes correspondence with Mrs. Ruby Green, Grace Green, and Mrs. Rube Hambrick
 
15Letters, 1944 Access Online
Includes correspondence with Mrs. Ruby Green, Grace Green, Chester, Leet, Marianna, and brief account of missions in New Caledonia
 
16Letters, 1945 Access Online
Includes correspondence with Mrs. Ruby Green, Rube, Chester
 
113Letters , 1945 Access Online
Includes correspondence with Mrs. Ruby Green, Grace Green, Jim, Chester, description of photographs
 
17Photographs included in letter from November 30, 1944 Access Online
 
18Photographs, Undated Access Online
Includes photographs of "the boys" in uniform, Army camp, Fleets Record Office, Leila
 
19Program from Easter service at the United States Navy Rec Station, April 1944 Access Online
 
110South Pacific Daily News, 1944
 
111Newspaper clippings