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Mississippi State College--History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

James W. George papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2011 Box (11.0001-11.0095), Folder: 11.0029 - Folder 1
Identifier: 11.0029
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to James W. George who served as a Chief Master Sergeant in the 9th U.S Army Air Force. Wilmot R. George was James George's brother and also served in the European Theater. He served as a Tech Sergeant and received a Silver Star. This collection contains a one-page handwritten summary of James George's military service and ten-page memoir of his brother Wilmont's service during the Second World War.

Dates: Created: 1940-1970; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 03/30/2011

Sarah Smith transcript

 File — Single Folder Collections - 2003 Box 2 (03.0030-03.0050), Folder: 03.0034 - Folder 1
Identifier: 03.0034
Content Description

This oral history interview transcript relates to Sarah Smith who joined the Women's Army Corps after the bombing of Pearl Harbor and was discharged in 1945 with the rank of Tech Sergeant. She served both in North Africa and Italy. Smith details her experiences during her training in Florida as well as during her service in North Africa and Italy. Smith explains the reception to her enlistment from her family and community as well as the valuable opportunities that her service gave her in seeing more of the world.

Dates: February 10, 2003; Majority of material found within 1943-1945; Other: Date accessioned: 2003-02-25

Lawrence E. Vaughan collection

 Collection — 00.0651 - Box 1
Identifier: 00.0651
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Lawrence E. Vaughan who served with the 2811 Engineers Pipeline District Company of the Army Corps of Engineers during World War II in the Pacific Theater. This collection includes letters, journal entries, and a manuscript memoir, and documents.

Dates: Created: 1942-1946; Other: Date acquired: 12/10/2007