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USO Club, Jacksonville NC Collection

Identifier: SC-MS-195

Scope and Contents

This collection specifically deals with nearly sixty years of operations with the United Service Organization (USO) in  Jacksonville, NC, including information on the post-WWII era segregated USO.  Materials on national and international USO operations from the WWII era to the 1980s are also among the collection.

Material consists of numerous photographs, publications, newspapers, operations and budget reports, council meeting minutes, correspondence, newsletters, event press, ephemera, scrapbooks, and ledgers.


  • Creation: 1913-2011


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.


91 Linear Feet (Contains 10 bankers boxes, 112 document boxes, 26 oversize boxes, 4 binders, 1 map case folder, and three containers)

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Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by the USO Jacksonville on August 24, 2011.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by the following graduate assistants in the UNCW History Department with the assistance of Jerry Parnell: Chance Hellman, Fall 2011; Breanne Neff, Spring 2012; Chelsea Flowers, Fall 2012; Beth Guertin, Spring 2013; Elan Ward, Fall 2013; Jake Thorton, Spring 2014; Jayd Buteaux, Fall 2014, Spring 2015; Bonnie Soper, Spring 2015.

USO Club, Jacksonville, NC
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Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository