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This collection of Chattanooga research notes, photographs, and publications includes research notes, photographs, pamphlets, books, and articles collected by Chattanooga, Tennessee historian Nathaniel C. Hughes. Materials in the collection range from 1861 to 1945 and primarily focus on United States military history.
This collection contains correspondence between United States Army Private First Class (PFC) Thomas R. Jones and his wife, Mary Mildred Jones, regarding his military training service in during World War II in the Southeastern United States and from 1943 to 1945. Information concerning PFC Jones’ location and details about the war was censored at the time by the United States Army. He primarily writes about the weather and food in addition to inquiring about his family's wellbeing.
This collection contains photographic prints and negatives depicting Chattanooga, Tennessee ranging from the 1920s to the 1970s, including photographs of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's visit to Chattanooga, in 1940. Subjects depicted also include scenes from Lookout and Signal Mountains, views of downtown Chattanooga, and images of a variety of buildings, people, and events.
This collection contains letters, postcards, and photographs regarding the lives of the pen pals ranging from 1924 to 1985. The letters, which were regularly written mostly in French by the pen pals until Jeanne's death in 1985, document several major historic events and people, including Charles Lindbergh's visit to France and World War II. Additionally, the correspondence captures the daily lives of two women living in the 20th century.
This collection contains three journals and sixteen letters authored by Leroy M. Sullivan, a Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Air Force, during World War II from 1941 to 1943, when Sullivan was killed in action.
This collection of The Olympic Games books includes two volumes of The Olympic Games published in 1932 and 1936 and a copy of Germany Awakens: Birth, Struggle, and Triumph of the NSDAP.
This collection contains papers, photographs, scrapbooks, and other material belonging to Hubert "Hugo" Taliaferro. Jr., an American captured at the Battle of the Bulge in 1944 regarding his life, his military service and the Taliaferro family. The collection contains papers and photographs from 1838 September 16 to 1979 May 9.