Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
Letters between William C. Bliss, a Marine stationed at Camp Pendleton, California, and his wife, Leslie Hill Bliss of Berkley, Michigan during the Vietnam War time period. Concerns their son, Bill, the Marine service of William C. Bliss and family life at home. Includes letter from Leslie Bliss’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hill, to William C. Bliss.
This collection contains 16 letters written by Bruce Hildebrand, a Lieutenant in the 541st Military Intelligence Detachment,11th Armored Cavalry during the Vietnam War. The letters are addressed to his parents in Dayton, Ohio and were written between 1969 and 1970. Topics covered include his day-to-day activities, sports back home, descriptions of combat, and the mood of the officers.
Three letters written by Don L. Culver while serving in Company B of the 1st Cavalry Division (air), Second Battalion (ABN), 8th Cavalry in Vietnam, April 1968.
This collection consists of a notebook and pamphlets used by draft counselors at the College of William and Mary, newspaper articles about the draft and the counseling service, and a short review of the activities and history of the service during the Vietnam War. The counselors included William & Mary faculty members.
The Gary P. Carperter collection contains scrapbooks, photographs, slides and papers collected by Gary P. Carpenter. Scrapbooks include postcards from various sources, depicting ships and airplanes with detailed descriptons of the ships. Photographs and slides document Gary P. Carpenter's life during the Vietnam War. Other papers include ephemera such as brochures and programs from cruise ships compiled by Gary P. Carpenter.
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.
Three letters written by US Navy Corpsman, N. L. Michael, while serving in the Da Nang Run Area of Vietnam.
Ten letters from Robert Cadwallader to his cousin, Debra Ely from March to June, 1967 while he served in the Vietnam conflict.
This collection consists of a single letter written by Sergeant Hoyt Sparrow of the 1st Battalion of the 61st Infantry Regiment to his wife in Columbia, South Carolina while serving in the Vietnam War. The letter is dated August 6, 1969, and concerns Sparrow's continuing attempts to return to America and his ailing wife, as well as discussion of their children.
Photographs of exhibit by Stuart E. Krentcil entitled "The Reluctant Observer, The Face of War-A Vietnam Trilogy" shown at West Point and the University of Hartford as well as various art galleries across the United States. The exhibit has 3 components: Vietnam War photographs during 1969-1970, Welcome home parade down Broadway NYC, circa fall 1973, HBO Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Concert, July 4, 1987. Program for the exhibit is also inlcuded.