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Plant City (Fla.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Fenton McArthur Prewitt Newspaper Collection

 Collection — Box 154
Identifier: MSS 0-208
Scope and Contents

Collection includes newspaper clippings from Waldo and Plant City, Florida papers.

Dates: 1895-1933; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1968

Bascom Walden Sparkman collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 18.0019
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Staff Sergeant Bascom Walden Sparkman who served with Service Company, 753rd Tank Battalion, in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, Southern France, and Germany during World War II. The 753rd served as a detached unit assigned as armored support for both the 36th and 45th Infantry Divisions.  The collection includes letters sent from Sparkman to his wife Eleanor and his family.  Letters from his family to Sparkman are also included.  Furthermore, the collection includes documents, unit newspapers, diaries, postcards, personal items carried by Sparkman, and artifacts.

Dates: 1942-1975; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1946; Other: Date acquired: 05/29/2018