Veterans of Foreign Wars, Rainbow Post 2681, collection

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Rainbow Post 2681, collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. Rainbow Post No. 2681.
Title: Veterans of Foreign Wars, Rainbow Post 2681, collection
Dates: 1918-1986
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms2996

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists mainly of photographs, many with captions, from World War II, dating 1938, 1943-1945. Photographs depict Navy Officers, local people, “Fuzzy Wuzzy night fighters,” and prisoners of war, in Port Moresby, New Guinea; Goodenough Island, New Guinea; and Milne Bay, New Guinea. Photographs also depict Remagen Bridge, a Liberty Ship being unloaded off the shores of Goodenough Island, and temporary quarters on Luzon Island, in the Philippines. Also included is a war ration book issued to Edna J. Eaton, wife of Harold A. Eaton, Haverhill, Massachusetts, undated; United States War-Savings Certificate issued to Callie Sheppard, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1918; and an explanatory letter addressed to the University of Georgia Library, dated May 20, 1986, from Sgt. Joseph W. Reid.


Index Terms

Photographs.
Ration books.
World War, 1939-1945--Pacific Area.
World War, 1939-1945.

General Notes

Published materials accompanying the collection have been cataloged individually with an associated collection note, and can be found in GIL by searching the title of this collection.


Administrative Information

Custodial History note

Items in the collection were collected and donated by Veterans of Foreign Wars, Rainbow Post 2681, Marietta, Georgia, who fought in WWII.

Preferred Citation note

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Rainbow Post 2681, collection, ms 2996, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Photographs and papers, 1918-1986