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Items with subject 'Korean War, 1950-1953'

Guy Peck collection

by Peck, Guy (1795 – 1979)

3 boxes,  1 oversize folder (1.75 linear feet)

The Guy Peck collection documents Peck’s devotion to history through the documents he acquired and includes those on education and business practices. Records date from 1795-1979 with the bulk of the material dating from 1915-1940. Specifically, records document the education and life of Conrad or Conard Williams, an African American man from Eden, Maryland who studied at the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute, and the secretarial training of Elva Chandler who attended Goldey College in Wilmington, Delaware. Monetary transactions are also documented through a wide variety of receipts, goods purchased and accounting practices from different Eastern Shore families including Hitch and Ruark. Military research on the 1943 Algiers Campaign and correspondence from an enlistee to his mother during the Korean War is also included.

Identifier: 1999.027
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Special Collections Pamphlet Collection

by Various (1762 – 1985)

9 cartons,  2 boxes (10 linear feet)

The Special Collections Pamphlet Collection consists of over 800 published manuscripts discussing a wide variety of national and international topics. The materials date between 1762 and 1985. Similar topics have been grouped together, but may be found throughout the collection. Some of the major topics included in the collection are: race relations, Australia, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, African American history, Native American history, military history (American Civil War, WWI, WWII, Korean War), education, industry, labor history, agriculture, railways, government and politics, international relations, socialism, communism, economics, prisons, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, prohibition, temperance, women's history and groups, and biographies and obituaries.

Identifier: SC2020.032
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Thinking and Doing of Wicomico County School Systems World War II Oral History Collection

by Thinking and Doing Program (2013 – 2016)

1 carton (1.15 linear feet)

This collection contains unedited videos with supplementary materials of the Veterans History Project done by Thinking and Doing Program of Wicomico County School Systems. Led by teachers Kelly Hamilton, Amanda Markos, Jen Watson and Kristen Briggs, the project, entitled "Historical Documentaries: Preserving the Past for Future Generations", was conducted by fourth graders. It was honored with the Calcott Award. Veterans interviewed were Emory Homer Adkins, James R. Allen, Frank Augustus Baker, Jr., Richard Stuart Barr, Albert Bowman, Robert W. Cook, Austin Howeth Cox, John William Cragg, Jean K. Hall Dennis, Harvey Lee Dolby, Richard Dowd, Vernon J. Downes, Dab Ganley, George Washington Gering, Jr., Claude Tyler Giles, Frank Benjamin Havens, Lawrence Andrew Hilte, Albert Herman Kessler, Hubert Orland Langrall, Victor H. Laws, Jr., Robert Lynch, Lloyd Goldsborough McAllister, Robert McKenney, Robert G. Miller, Genevieve Miracle, Charles Edward Mowbray, William "Ace" Parker, Mildred Kipp Powers, William Edwin Purnell, Lee Pepper Riggin, Charles J. Ripple Sr., Herman T. Ruth, Jr., John J. Saur, Donald Eugene Schramm, Donald Sewell, Charles Brandford Silvia, William Lee Simpson, Richard Smith, David Stavely, Robert Tawes, Alfred T. Truitt, Jr., and William R. Wainwright.

Associated Subjects: Korean War, 1950-1953 • World War, 1939-1945
Identifier: 2013.028
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Walter Vane Nichols collection

by Nicholas, Walter Vane (1944, 1952)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

The Walter Vane Nichols collection contains correspondence written by Walter Vane Nichols to his father, George W. Nichols in 1944 and his wife in 1952. All the correspondences pertain to his life in the Army during World War II and the Korean War.

Associated Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 • Korean War, 1950-1953
Identifier: 2008.081
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

William E. Palmer Oral History

by Palmer, William E. (2014)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

William E. Palmer oral history documents his service in the United States Army, Signal Company 7th Infantry Division in the Korean War between 1948 and 1951. The oral history, created in 2014 with Deborah Davis for the Veteran's Oral History Project, Library of Congress and Oasis of Albuquerque.

Associated Subjects: Military History • Palmer Family • Korean War, 1950-1953
Identifier: 2014.162
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment