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World War, 1939-1945--Regimental histories--United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Coleridge Augustus Jemmott papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2005 Box 5 (05.0133-05.0148), Folder: 05.0143
Identifier: 05.0143
Scope and Contents

Coleridge Augustus Jemmott was an African American soldier in the United States Army, "I" company, 22nd Quartermaster Regiment. He served in Italy and North Africa as a sergeant, transporting the "Anizio Annie" cannon, from 1942 to 1945. The collection contains photographs and ephemera from Jemmott's war years. There are sixty black-and-white photographs of Jemmott with his unit in North Africa and Italy. There is also a menu from a Casablanca restaurant, Port of Leghorn entry card, newspaper clippings, and a North African Theater uniform patch.

Dates: 1942-1946; Other: Majority of material found within 1943; Other: Date acquired: 05/10/2011

Lloyd McDuffie Hicks, Jr. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 13.0021
Scope and Contents

The Lloyd M. Hicks Jr. Collection includes personal artifacts such as medals, ribbons, and various pins. The collection also contains scrapbooks containing news clippings and photographs detailing the actions of the 2nd Armored Division and 41st Armored Infantry Regiment in their overseas campaigns, as well as Lloyd Hicks Jr.’s own personal photographs from his time overseas and those taken during periods of leave spent in Florida.

Dates: Created: 1939-1981; Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired:2013-03-04; Other: Date accessioned: 2013-06-07

Mildred Shearer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-01.0535
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal papers including letters, notes, sketches, newspaper articles, and a radio interview of Mildred Shearer about her work with the United Service Organization (USO) sketching servicemen. Almost 600 photostatic copies and a few original portraits are included as well. The letters are mainly thank you notes in which servicemen and family members of servicemen commend her for her sketches. However, there are a few personal letters from friends and in one case, an entire collection of correspondence with one man in the Marines named Lieutenant Ralph Hunter Bennett. Her letters from Bennett are romantic in nature, unfortunately, they are abruptly cut...
Dates: Created: 1944-1953; Other: Date acquired: 09/26/2001