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    • York, Thomas (Interview outline and video), 2010

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans ; Video recordings; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; United States. Army Air Forces
    • Thomas York was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1927. His family moved first to Oklahoma, then to Michigan. York enlisted in the US Air Force at 16, and after graduating at 17, entered active duty on July 1st of 1945. York underwent basic training...
    • Murphy, Thomas (Interview outline and video), 2009

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; Video recordings; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American; United States. Army
    • Thomas Murphy is a Vietnam War veteran who volunteered for the draft after he graduated from Rockford High School in 1967. He served in Vietnam with the 1st Infantry Division, 2nd Battalion, Company D and was awarded three Purple Heart Awards, a...
    • Civil War patriotic envelopes

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    • The patriotic envelope was a war-time propaganda phenomenon produced by both the North and the South during the Civil War. This collection of primarily Union patriotic envelopes depicts battles, flags, eagles, political satire, and caricatures of...
    • Gillard, Richard (Interview outline and video), 2008

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; United States. Army. Air Corps; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Video recordings
    • Richard Gillard served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from June 1942 to September 1945 during World War II. In this account, Gillard discusses his pre-enlistment, enlistment and training and his combat experience abroad in North Africa and Italy....
    • Lincoln and McClellan portraits

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Postal service--United States--History; Covers (Philatety)--United States--History; Patriotic envelopes; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885
    • Portraits of Abraham Lincoln and Gen. George McClellan framed by wreaths of flowers. Union soldier and Zouave soldier on either side with banner "Review of the Army." Design in red, blue, and yellow on a white envelope. Printed by Chas. Magnus, 12...
    • Lincoln and McClellan portraits

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Postal service--United States--History; Covers (Philatety)--United States--History; Patriotic envelopes; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885
    • Portraits of Abraham Lincoln and Gen. George McClellan framed by wreaths of flowers. Union soldier and Zouave soldier on either side with banner "Review of the Army." Design in red, blue, and yellow on a white envelope. Printed by Chas. Magnus, 12...
    • Lincoln and Gen. McClellan

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Postal service--United States--History; Covers (Philatety)--United States--History; Patriotic envelopes; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885
    • Portraits of Abraham Lincoln and Gen. George McClellan framed by wreaths of flowers. Union soldier and Zouave soldier on either side with banner "Review of the Army." Design in purple on white envelope. Printed by Chas. Magnus, 12 Frankfort St.,...
    • Portrait of Salmon P. Chase

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Postal service--United States--History; Covers (Philatety)--United States--History; Patriotic envelopes; Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873
    • Portrait of Salmon P. Chase in oval frame with signature. Design in red, yellow, blue and green. Printed by Chas. Magnus, 12 Frankfort St. N.Y.
    • Major General McClellan portrait

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Postal service--United States--History; Covers (Philatety)--United States--History; Patriotic envelopes; McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885
    • Portrait of Maj. General McClellan, Commander of the Federal Forces, on the Potomac. Printed by J. G. Wells, Park Row & Beekman St., N.Y.
    • Lieutenant Frank Brownell Portrait

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Postal service--United States--History; Covers (Philatety)--United States--History; Patriotic envelopes; Brownell, Frank
    • Portrait of Lieutenant Frank Brownell, the Union soldier who shot Stonewall Jackson. Magee, 316 Chestnut St. Philadelphia.
    • Portrait of Gideon Welles

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Postal service--United States--History; Covers (Philatety)--United States--History; Patriotic envelopes; Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878
    • Portrait of Gideon Welles in oval frame with signature. Design in red, yellow, blue and green. Printed by Chas. Magnus, 12 Frankfort St. N.Y.
    • Portrait of Caleb B. Smith

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Postal service--United States--History; Covers (Philatety)--United States--History; Patriotic envelopes; Smith, Caleb B. (Caleb Blood), 1808-1864
    • Portrait of Caleb B. Smith in oval frame with signature. Design in red, yellow, blue and green. Printed by Chas. Magnus, 12 Frankfort St. N.Y.
    • McMillan, Peter (Interview outline and video), 2006

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); Video recordings; United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; United States. Air Force; Veterans
    • Peter McMillan is a WW II veteran who served in the United States Air Force from approximately 1945 to 1947? in Guam with a six-week stint in Hawaii. Although a majority of his time in the service occurred after WWII had ended, McMillan's story...
    • Miller, Noel (Interview outline and video), 2013

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; Video recordings; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American; United States. Army
    • Noel Miller was born in Lima, Ohio in 1949. He grew up in Ohio, and after high school he wasn’t sure what to do and decided to enlist in the Army in April 1968. He completed basic training at Fort Polk, Louisiana and helicopter aviation training...
    • Clements, Nellie (Interview transcript and audio)

    • Michigan--History; Local histories; Memoirs; Oral histories (document genre); Grand Rapids (Mich.); Personal narratives; Heritage Hill (Grand Rapids, Mich.); Grand Valley State University; Women
    • Nellie Calder was born in Chicago on 12 August 1893. She married Earle Clements in 1914. She organized the Junior League with Josephine Bender and was at one time the president of the Women’s City Club. Mrs. Clements traveled to Europe with the...
    • Zietlow, Myrtle (Interview outline and video), 2009

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; Video recordings; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; United States. Army Air Corps; Women
    • Myrtle Zietlow was born outside of Chicago in 1921. She attended the University of Illinois, and after graduating she went to work for Pratt and Whitney in Connecticut, where they made aircraft engines. She tells her own story as well as that of...
    • Gooch, Morris (Interview outline and video), 2008

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; United States. Navy; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American; Video recordings
    • Morris Gooch was born in Monroe, Michigan in 1951. He enlisted in the Navy during the American war with Vietnam because he felt that it was the patriotic thing to do. While in the service, Morris worked as a torpedo man traveling to South...
    • Higgins, Mike (Interview outline and video), 2005

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans ; Video recordings; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American; United States. Army
    • Mike Higgins was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on October 20, 1951 and was drafted into the Army during the Vietnam War. He went through basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky and then went to leadership school for 2 weeks. After training he was...
    • Warner, Mary (Interview transcript and audio)

    • Michigan--History; Local histories; Memoirs; Oral histories (document genre); Grand Rapids (Mich.); Personal narratives; Heritage Hill (Grand Rapids, Mich.); Grand Valley State University; Women
    • Mary Shelly was born in Grand Rapids in 1888. She married David Warner in 1908. She became involved in the women’s suffrage movement, was a leader in the Woman’s City Club and a member of the Washtenaw Club and the Kent Country Club. She was...

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