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Dr. William Sutton WWII Publications Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-MS-355
Scope and Contents

This collection contains issues of "Yank Magazine" and the "Stars and Stripes" newspaper, which were published by the U.S. Military during World War II. These publications reported on the happenings of the war and focused on members of the armed forces overseas.

Dates: 1944 August - 1945 May

Dukes Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-328
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials pertaining to the lives, education, and military services of several members of the Dukes family, including Judson L. Dukes (1922-2004), Mary Smith Dukes (1926-1990), Dr. Judson L. Dukes, Jr. (1945-2010), and Bennie E. Dukes (1948-2001). Types of materials include correspondence, scrapbooks, photo albums, autograph books, military records, educational records, programs, certificates, photographs, slides, newspaper clippings, artwork, plaques and other types...
Dates: 1922-2012

Eugene R. O’Leary World War II Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-329
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs, documents, field manuals, and a dog tag from Eugene O'Leary's service with the United States Army during World War II.

Dates: 1940-1944

George Fokakis Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-304
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters and WWII memorabilia from George Fokakis' military service and items of personal importance, including reunion books, badges, and maps. The dates of the letters span from 1943 to 1951, during WWII and the Korean War. The letters contain correspondence mainly between George and his family during his time of service in WWII. George wrote often to his siblings: sisters Katherine and Clara, and his brother Nick. George's conversations with his sisters would...
Dates: 1943-2001, Undated

George Franklin Kiker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-295
Scope and Contents

The Kiker collection contains photographs of Private First Class George Franklin Kiker, telegrams sent to his family notifying them of his injury, a copy of his honorable discharge, his Purple Heart, and other medals he was awarded. Several paper items were preserved from a scrapbook, some are attached on both sides of the pages. These items include Bill Mauldin editorial cartoons, newspaper clippings, Christmas Cards, and V-Mail.

Dates: 1933-1946

Hannah Soloman Block Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-181
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters, cards, invitations, programs, news clippings and full length newspapers, magazines, postcards, notes, and a manuscript. Three albums of photos, political and pageant buttons, letters, and awards are included in these albums. Also included are WWII-era items such as Civil Defense ID cards, Red Cross membership materials, ration books for food and gasoline, V-mail, and information on USO dances.

Dates: 1935-1998

Harmon C. Rorison Private Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-017
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials pertaining to the life and military career of Harmon C. Rorison, a military officer, pilot, and banker from Wilmington, North Carolina. The bulk of the materials in this collection pertain to Rorison’s military service during World War I, the Russo-Polish War (also known as the Polish-Soviet War), and World War II. The military-related materials include correspondence, including a letter to Rorison from Merian Cooper; copies of U.S. and Polish military...
Dates: 1819, 1900-1990

Hicks Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-350
Scope and Contents

Contains three documents related to Camp Davis, an antiaircraft artillery training facility built during World War II by the United States Army near Holly Ridge in Onslow County.

Dates: 1941, undated

Jane Brister World War II Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-237
Scope and Contents

This collection contains notes, photographs, and lists concerning the displacement of the Melster Family by the Nazis and the later repatriation of their property, as well as materials related to Jane Brister's return of two vases to Linderhoff Castle and an unrelated postcard addressed to Brister.

Dates: 1930-2001; Majority of material found within 1974-1985

John Gunn Sports Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-316
Scope and Contents The John Gunn Sports Collection primarily consists of media guides and game day programs collected by John Gunn for professional and college sports teams and military sports teams. Gunn's research and correspondence, as well as his personal collection of sports programs, statistics, information on teams and individual players, and photographs are also included. Materials date from 1901-2011 with the bulk dating in the mid 20th century. There are over 8,000 items in the collection, including...
Dates: 1901-2011

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Gunn, John (John Alan) 1
Hall, B. Frank (Benjamin Franklin), 1908-1991 1
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Holliday, Austin Joseph, 1896-1961 1
Johnson, Alvin Saunders, 1874-1971 1
Jones, Carroll Robbins, 1934-2013 1
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Kiker, George Franklin, 1925-1987 1
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MacRae, Hugh, 1865-1951 1
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