Mrs. Alyce Baldridge Anderson World War II collection

Mrs. Alyce Baldridge Anderson World War II collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Anderson, A. Baldridge
Title: Mrs. Alyce Baldridge Anderson World War II collection
Dates: 1939-1945
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet 1 box, 2 folders
Coll. Number: ms2728

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of pins, medals, v-mail, photographs, and photocopies of newspaper clippings from World War II. V-mail contains notes and drawings, and is from Lt. Savo Vukomanovkh to Mrs. Vira Wise of Huntsville, Alabama, and Paul Gentile to Mary Alice Wise of New York. Captioned photographs depict military personnel and aircrafts, at work and at ease. Newspaper clippings (photocopies) concern West Point graduates, the Citizen Army ‘Core and West Point, and West Point graduates entering the Army on D-Day. Some miscellaneous items include a war ration book of Mary Alyce Wise, four twenty-five cent War Savings Stamps belonging to Diana Lynn Matthews, a printed prayer by Pvt. Michael S. Morton, and a Presentation of Wings program held at Battle Monument, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York.


Index Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Soldiers--Photographs.
V-mail.
World War, 1939-1945--History.
World War, 1939-1945--Medals.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Mrs. Alyce Baldridge Anderson World War II collection, ms2728, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11V-mail, Photographs, 1939-1945
Photographs: 1. Lt. Marvin Snow, somewhere in France; 2. 1st. Lt. Oscar Hilton, somewhere in Italy, leaning on wheel of military plane; 3. Pvt. Paul Gentile, Fort McClellan, with three other men, sitting with suitcases; 4. Paul Gentile, Hawaii, casual photograph; 5. Sgt. Billy Burgess in military uniform, Los Angeles; 6. "Dickie," in military uniform; 7. "Dickie" wearing Army Service Uniform; 8. Cadt. Lynn Matthews, Florida, posing on military plane; 9. Frank Morring, Greenland; 10. Frank Morring, Greenland; 11. Sgt. Frank Morring, Greenland; 12. Iceland, Greenland; 13. Lt. Andy Rasmussen, Dumont, New Jersey, posing in military uniform; 14. Lt. Andy Rasmussen, flying over Stuttgart Army Airfield; 15. Jimmy Yohry and unidentified soldier, Akron, Ohio, posing in military uniforms; 16. Soldier, Mt. Hope, Hamilton; 17. Ben Clark, standing in front of army jeep; 18. Lynn Matthews, in "Mary Alyce" airplane; 19. Cadet Grant Staton, Springfield, Massachusetts; 20. Billy Burgess, posing in military uniform with rifle; 21. Lynn Matthews in military plane; 22. Name of soldier is illegible, Camp Forrest, Tullahoma; 23. Name of soldier is illegible, Camp Forrest, Tullahoma; 24a. Johnny Ross, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; 24b. Name of soldier is illegible, Orlando, Florida; 25a. Oscar Helton, standing in front of Rebel Raigh; 25b. Frank Eddens, Naval Cadet from Birmingham, Alabama
 
2Newspaper clippings (photocopies), Miscellaneous items, 1942-1945
 
Box
2Military pins and medals, 1940-1945
Pins and medals: Military USAF Pilot Wings pin, U.S. Navy Good Conduct pin, Facta Non Verba pin, Army Air Corps Officer Wings and Propeller pin, Aviator Wings Aerial Gunner U.S. Army Air Corps pin, U.S. Army Officer 3 Stars Lieutenant General Rank Badge Three-Star pin, Efficiency "E" Award pin, Junior Life Saving pin, U.S. Anchor and Rope Navy pins, American flag jewelry pin, Army Air Corps Pilot Wings