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Salvatore Rocco Calandra Photograph Album of the Italian Service Unit Program

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Identifier: SC 01583
Scope and Contents 30 page photograph album created on black construction paper. Cover is present but back of the photograph album is missing. Contins mostly photographs, with captions, of Calandra and fellow army service members as they train and prepare for an Italian Service Unit in the United States. Rocco served at duty stations all across the United States and provides a detailed map and dates of each of the 17 bases he visited. Rocco was part of the United State's effort to utilize former Italian POW's...

Camp Penniman Photograph

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Identifier: SC 00268
Scope and Contents A large photograph of Army soldiers from Camp Penniman, Va.  Title on the photograph reads, "Enlisted Detachment Ordinance Corps U.S.A. Camp Penniman, Va. Dec. 1917."  Seated in the center of the photograph are the officers of the detachment along with a canine mascot to their right.

Colonel Glen L. Shivel Army Papers

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Identifier: SC 00481
Content Description Official military papers of Colonel Glen L. Shivel including congratulatory correspondence, citations, official awards, certificates, and his retirement records. Some records contain personal information and are closed to researchers at this time. Shivel also served as assistant professor at the College of William and Mary from 1966- 1970.

Theodore Sullivan Cox Papers

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Identifier: UA 6.062
Scope and Contents Series 1 (Acc. 1999.059) contains correspondence regarding the School of Jurisprudence (now the Marshall-Wythe School of Law), the Faculty Club, the Quarterly Millennium Celebration, and notes on the teaching of law at William and Mary for the years 1931-1943. Series 2 (Acc. 2008.308) contains material acquired by Dr. Theodore Sullivan Cox in Germany during the Allied occupation after World War II. Includes British, US American and French military bulletins, manuals and pamphlets...

Michael Paro Letters

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Identifier: SC 01410
Content Description Ten letters written to Michael Paro, a private in the United States Army serving in Vietnam, mostly from his love interest, Barbara Jensen. In most of the letters, she discusses life after his time in Vietnam and plans for their future. A picture of Barbara is included with one of the letters.

Porter Wilson Letter to the Black Steel and Wire Company

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Identifier: SC 01408
Content Description Three page letter from Private Porter Wilson of the 34th Engineers in France to the Black Steel and Wire Company inquiring about the status of his job or the possibility of getting a new one from them upon his return from active service in the war.

William T. Buford Military Record

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Identifier: MS 00086
Scope and Contents Official Army records of William Tucker Buford's military service from his enlistment in 1941 to his dismissal from service in 1952 due to a guilty plea after being court martialed. Buford was an African American service member who served in World War II and quickly rose to the rank of First Lieutenant by 1949. In 1943 Buford also received a diploma for completing the engineer officer course at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Throughout his career, Buford served in multiple locations including...

Williamsburg Postcards

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Identifier: SC 01427
Scope and Contents Collection of 20 postcards of buildings, people, and businesses in the Williamsburg area. Buildings include the Colonial Hotel, George Washington's Headquarters, Court House, and Duke of Gloucester Street. Postcards of people depict them in a working environment. One postcard is addressed to Captain Irvin from Edward Walford. Other postcards show scenes from Camp Wallace and the James River.

World War I Postcard

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Identifier: SC 00378
Scope and Contents One postcard depicting an American soldier towing a pretzel, a beer stein, sausages, and a dachshund. The caption says "I'll bring you back some souvenirs." The postcard was not sent but does bear the name "Harry Lydie" in pencil on the reverse.

World War I Recruitment Broadside

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Identifier: SC 00263
Scope and Contents World War I advertisement for various jobs within the United States Army.  Distinguishes white from colored job options.  Advertisement states, "Red Blooded Americans Within the Draft Age Step Forward"  Broadside is from Charlston, WV, recruitment contact, Captain Breckenridge Jones.