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Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

African American Soldier's Vietnam Scrapbook

Identifier: SC 01774
Content Description A scrapbook compiled by a young African American soldier serving with the United States Army in Vietnam around 1970. The man is referred to as "Bro" [Brother] Scott by the five friends who signed the inside of the album's front cover. The album cover is green and reads "Memory of South Viet-nam." Below the lettering is a drawing of a farmer plowing a field with a team of oxen, and a simple outline map of Vietnam with several named cities.Inside, the scrapbook holds seventy-eight...
Dates: 1970 - 1972

Audrey Brubeck letters

Identifier: SC 01898
Content Description

Collection contains letters from Audrey Brubeck and her son Mike to Audrey's parents. Addressed to her father Master Sergeant (M/Sgt) B. H. Davidson. In her letters, Audrey Brubeck wrote about her daily life; things such as her husband Bob, her new baby girl, and her issues with her Mother in law.

Dates: 1963 October 4 - 1964 July 22

Robert R. Bramlett Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.306
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of letters from B.R. Bramlett to his wife and from his wife to B.R Bramlett, written while on active duty with the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, 1966-1967. He was stationed originally as Military Police in Phu Bai, Vietnam, then as Brig Warden in Da Nang, and finally as a Senior Instructor for the 3rd Battalion Force Logistics Command.   A majority of his correspondence occured while he was Brig Warden. Topics include everyday concerns for his...
Dates: 1966-1967

Bruce Hildebrand Letters

Identifier: SC 00237
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1969-1970

Gary P. Carpenter collection

Identifier: MS 00380
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1907-1990

David J. Harrer Letters

Identifier: MS 00003
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 70 letters sent by David J. Harrer of the 1st Signal Battalion to his mother, Mrs. Josephine S.Kerr, in Sacremento, California. There is one letter from 1964, possibly sent while Harrer was a Sacramento State College. The majority of the letters were sent beginning in 1969 when Harrer was training at Ft. Lewis in Washington, and continue through his time in the Army, during which he served in Vietnam and traveled extensively around Asia, including Japan, Thailand,...
Dates: 1964, 1969-1972; Majority of material found in 1964, 1969-1971

Roger Lee Hicks Letters

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.18
Scope and Contents Letters written to Shirley Ann Crook of Baltimore, MD. A majority of the letters were written by Sergeant Roger Lee Hicks, two were written by Petty Officer Third Class Don Forgan and one letter was written by Pvt. Max E. Hilb. The dates of the letters range from February 1967 and October 1969 for Don Forgan’s letters, April 1969 for Max Hilb’s letter, and from  December 1969 to May 1970 for Roger Lee Hick’s letters. Roger Lee Hicks wrote to Shirley Ann Crook during his time...
Dates: 1967-1970

Kurt Richard Weimer letters

Identifier: SC 01890
Scope and Contents

This collection contains 46 letters and 4 cards sent by Kurt Richard Weimer to Helen Kriner from 1965 to 2017, while serving as a U.S. marine in Vietnam.

Dates: 1965-2017

Michael Dennis Hoffman Letters

Identifier: SC 01058
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1968-1969, of Michael Dennis Hoffman, a Private First Class in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. The first letters describe Hoffman's training, including shifts on guard duty, combat training, and equipment. During training he is stationed at Fort Lewis and Yakima Firing Center, both in Washington. Hoffman is then sent to Vietnam and the letters from 15 June 1969 until the last letter, 25 August 1969, are sent from there.

Dates: 1968-1969

Ronald P. Miner Papers

Identifier: SC 00802
Scope and Contents

3 letters written by Ronald P. Miner, while on duty in Vietnam with the 560th MP Co. to Michele Egnot at James Madison College, Harrisonburg, Virginia, February to May, 1969.

The letters are mostly of a personal nature, but Miner also describes the arrest of an AWOL soldier and being shot at while on patrol by a GI who was carrying illegal drugs.

Dates: 1969

Mr. and Mrs. Stanley King letters

Identifier: MS 00404
Content Description

Letters from Stanley R. King Jr. to his parents Mr. and Mrs. Stanley King as well as to his sister Kathy Ann King. Vietnam War era. Stanley King Jr. stationed in Germany. Also contains various forms and small items sent from Stanley King Jr., as well as a letter from Mr. and Mrs. Stanley King's nephew Chuck S. Hancock and a letter from Cpt. Laurence A. Silverman regarding Stanley King Jr.'s impending court-martial trial.

Dates: 1961-1968

Stan Skalski Papers

Identifier: MS 00078
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters, 1966-1968, written by Stan Skalski to his fiancee Caren Brereton in Philadelphia. The majority of the letters concern Skalski's basic training as a Private First Class for the U.S. Army at Fort Jackson, Georgia and Fort Gordon, Georgia, and later his airborne training at Fort Benning, Georgia and Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Skalski describes various training exercises and his overall acclimation to army life, but also writes at length about personal...
Dates: 1966-1968

Stuart E. Krentcil Faces of Vietnam photographs

Identifier: SC 01873
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1969-1987