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Austin Joseph Holliday Private Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-052

Scope and Contents

This collection of three articles chronicles Austin Joseph Holliday’s attempts to receive service-connected total and permanent disability from the Veterans’ Administration for an illness that occurred during World War I. The plaintiff Holliday, a black WWI veteran, based his prayer for compensation under U.S. Judicial Code, Section 145, March 3, 1887, c—359, 1, 24 Stat. 505 and the World War Veterans Act 1924 in pursuant to Part I of Veterans Regulations Number I, as amended in the Economy Act, Public Law Number 2, 73rd Congress, March 20, 1933 on War Times Rates, etc. Austin Holliday filed a petition in the United States Court of Claims on August 2nd, 1949, File Number 49226. The court made its decision on the Defendant’s Demurrer on November 7, 1949 and dismissed his petition. Holliday then wrote an Appeal To The United States President and Congress.

Dates

  • 1949-1950

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Copyright Statement

Copyright retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Extent

1.00 Folder (Contains 1 folder)

Language

English

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by Paul B. Eaglin October 23, 1987.

Processing Information

Originally processed by Lana Donaldson Taylor in 1988. In 2014, this manuscript collection was re-foldered and re-housed with current archival standard materials by Christine Hockaday.
Title
Austin Joseph Holliday Private Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Lana Donaldson Taylor
Date
1988 January 21
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository

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