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Merchant mariners--United States--History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Frank B. Hodges collection

 Collection — 09.0032 - Box 1
Identifier: 09.0032
Scope and Contents

The collection contains papers and artifacts pertaining to Frank B. Hodges' experiences during World War II as a Merchant Marine on the SS Jacksonville, SS Philip F. Tomas, SS Kofreski, SS Alcoa Mariner, SS Falmouth, and SS Delrio. The collection contains letters, newspaper articles, photographs, official documents, Veteran Information, Hospital records, Ship Information, a recording of Frank B. Hodges' interview with the BBC, and Hodges' personal papers.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1942-2009; Other: Date acquired: 06/12/0009

John F. Cawley Collection

 Collection — 09.0101 - Box 1
Identifier: 09.0101
Scope and Contents

This collection contains personal papers pertaining to John F. Cawley and his experiences aboard the S.S. John W. Brown during World War II. The small box contains calendars, magazines, and photographs.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1944-2010; Other: Date acquired: 06/19/0009

William Connor King papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 12.0027
Content Description

This collection relates to William Connor King, a Radio Operator in the Merchant Marines during World War II from 1945 through early 1948. The majority of the collection consists of correspondence from King's friends and family detailing news from the home front. Often included in these correspondences are newspaper cutouts and clippings from various newspapers in and around Granville, OH. Also included in the collection are assorted military and religious documents owned by King.

Dates: 1945-1948; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-09-24; Other: Date acquired: 2012-06-04

Leroy Charles Heinse Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00.0459
Scope and Contents

This collection contains papers pertaining to Leroy Charles Heinse's experiences at Pass Christian training school in Mississippi, and as a United States Merchant Marine during World War II, and as an injured veteran after the Mustard Gas bombings of the SS John Bascom. The papers include photographs, letters, short stories, drawings, certificates, mustard gas information, medical documents, information about Merchant Marine Veterans, newspapers, military documents, photographs of medals, booklets, foreign money, Merchant Marine songs, magazines, and official logbooks from the SS John Bascom.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1920-2008; Other: Majority of material found in 1941-1945; Other: Date acquired: 10/08/2008

The Wainwright Liberator collection

 Collection — 17.0012 - Box 1
Identifier: 17.0012
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of The Wainwright Liberator newsletters published during World War II by the J.A. Jones Construction Company, Inc. at the Wainwright Yard, Panama City, Florida.

Dates: 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 07/05/2017; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-04-30

Calvin T. Webb papers

 Collection — Single Folders Collections - 2015 Box 3 (15.0034-15.0043), Folder: 15.0036 - Folder 1
Identifier: 15.0036
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Calvin T. Webb who served as a radio operator in the U.S. Merchant Marines during World War II in Boston, MA, and Catalina Island, CA, prior to serving aboard merchant ships in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans until December of 1946. The collection contains materials related to memory which includes: American Merchant Marine Veterans AMMV Magazine, Winter 2012/2013, Spring 2013, Summer 2013, and Winter 2013/2014; 2002 reprint of The United States Merchant Marine at War; November 5, 2006, The Salt Lake Tribune/Deseret Morning News, "A Tribute To Veterans" advertising supplement...
Dates: 2012-2013; Other: Date acquired: 10/22/2015