June A. Dowling Papers
Scope and Contents
Papers of Sergeant June A. Dowling, consisting of a diary, 1917-1919, photographs, postcards, a French magazine, and a travel permission, all documenting Sergeant Dowling's World War I tour of duty in France.
- Creation: 1914, 1917-1919, 1932
- Creation: Majority of material found in 1917-1919
- Dowling, June A., 1893-1990 (Person)
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Sergeant June A. Dowling, 487th Aero Squadron, U.S. Air Service. Sergeant Dowling’s family originated in Valdosta, Georgia. His father fought for the South in the Civil War, family relocated to Orlando, Florida, and son Bill fought in World War W II.
According to diary entries, June A. Dowling was promoted to corporal in November 1918 and to Sergeant in March 1919.
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Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:
The fragile condition of some items in this collection may limit handling.
Accessioned and described by Ute Schechter, Warren E. Burger Archivist, and rehoused by Vicki O'Brien, SCRC Staff, in April 2009.
- Guide to the June A. Dowling Papers
- Special Collections Staff
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