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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Texas Panhandle Chapter, World War Two

San Antonio Chapter # 1, World War Two

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

American Ex-Prisoners of War, Inc.:

An Inventory of its Records, 1963-1981 at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator American Ex-Prisoners of War, Inc.
Title: American Ex-Prisoners of War, Inc., Records,
Dates: 1963-1981
Abstract: The American Ex-Prisoners of War, Inc., Records contains POW cemetery records from the Civil War, World War II, Korea, and Vietnam, as well as one booklet.
Collection # S 1757.1
Quantity: 1 Box (1.0 linear foot)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Helen Smith is the historian emeritus of the National American Ex-Prisoners of War, Inc., and remains very active in the Texas chapters.

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Scope and Content

The American Ex-Prisoner of War, Inc. Records contains cemetery records from the Texas Panhandle Chapter, World War Two as well as San Antonio Chapter # 1, World War Two. The San Antonio Chapter also documented the Civil War, Korean, and Vietnam conflicts. One booklet, a memoir entitled “To D-Day and Back” by Robert L. Bearden, is also present and has been cataloged separately.

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Organization

The collection is organized alphabetical by chapter affiliation, conflict and theater of operation, and last name.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Bearden, Robert L.
Smith, Helen
Subjects (Organizations)
American Ex-Prisoners of War, Inc.
American Ex-Prisoners of War, Inc.--San Antonio Chapter
American Ex-Prisoners of War, Inc.--Texas Panhandle Chapter
Subjects (Places)
Texas Panhandle (Tex.)
Texas--San Antonio
Subjects
D-Day, 1944
Korean War, 1950-1953
Prisoners of war--United States
Prisoners of war--Vietnam
United States Army in World War II. European theater of operations
U.S. Army in World War II. War in the Pacific
Veterans
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
World War, 1939-1945

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Related Material

Jack Bateman oral history interview [sound recording], 1998

Eloy Cardenas, oral history interview [sound recording], 1998

Al Martin, oral history interview [sound recording], 1982

Louis S. Serna oral history interview [sound recording], 1998

Earl Sharp oral history interview [sound recording], 1982

Charles Underwood Papers, 1939-2006 and undated

Wm. E. (William Edwin) Dyess Papers, 1916-1975, 1932-1976

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

American Ex-Prisoners of War, Inc., Records, 1963-1981, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Collection accession #(s):
2006-0171-B

Gift, 2006

Processed by

Holly Ellington, 2012

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Collection Inventory

 

Texas Panhandle Chapter, World War Two

Europe
box folder
1 1 Chester - Lissnbe, 1944-45
2 Maclay - Porter, 1942-1944
3 Scott - Young, 1943-1944
Pacific
box folder
1 4 Black - Long, 1942-1945
5 Mabini - Pryor, 1942
6 Reed - Zummo, 1941-1942
7 Correspondence, Misc. documents

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San Antonio Chapter # 1, World War Two

Europe
box folder
1 8 Allen - Thompson, 1942-1944
Pacific
box folder
1 9 Albores - Irons, 1942-1944
Kelly - Van Wie 1942-1944
box folder
1 11 History of Chapter, Maps
12 Memoir, "To D-day and Back"
Location Unknown
box folder
1 13 Grover - Morris, undated - 1942
14 Navatkoski - Tees, undated
Korea
box folder
1 15 Flynn - Osborne, 1951- undated
Vietnam
box folder
1 16 Hook - Prather, 1966-1981
Civil War
box folder
1 9 James - Spence, 1863-1865

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