Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0199 - Folder 1
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript of Joseph Jennings, who was enlisted in the U.S. Navy and worked as an aircraft radio operator during World War II and served in the South Atlantic guarding the Brazilian coastline near Rio do Janeiro. The interview covers his duties and anecdotes, like his training in Norfolk, VA, his emergency appendectomy, and his time in Dutch Guyana. The interview also describes his early years during the Great Depression in Oklahoma.
Dates: Created: 1922-2008; Other: Majority of material found in 1941-1945; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/2001
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1976-022
Abstract The Hancock Antarctic Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, books, pamphlets, film reels, and memorabilia collected by Robert E. Hancock, Jr. during and after his stay in the Antarctic. The collection gives some insight into the problems of supply, storage, food, housing, and entertainment required for work in such a remote environment.
Dates: Created: 1907-1976; Other: Majority of material found in 1956-1958