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military records

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Harper A. Brakefield collection

 Collection — Box Single File Collections Box 4: 2014-2015
Identifier: SCPL-2014-030
Content Description

World War I induction and discharge papers for Harper A. Brakefield (1888-1976) and four photographs: a portrait of Harper Brakefield, a 1922 image of the American Legion Post 28 marching band assembled in front of Spartanburg City Hall, a 1927 image of a marching band in the American Expeditionary Forces parade in Paris, and a 1930 image of a Spartanburg marching band during a parade at the American Legion Convention in Boston.

Dates: 1918 - 1930

Joe Lynch papers

 Collection — Box Single File Collections Box 6: 2018-2019
Identifier: SCPL-2019-032
Content Description

Joe Lynch was a native of Spartanburg who served in the Navy during World War II. This collection consists of 4 sheets of paper that relate to Joe Lynch's military service. Papers include his Notice of Separation from the US Naval Service, a Certificate of Satisfactory Service, a thank you note from President Truman, and a birth certificate issued in 1943 for his military records.

Dates: 1943 - 1946

Henry and Edna Willard papers

 Collection — Box Single File Collections Box 2: 2011-2014
Identifier: SCPL-2014-003
Content Description Henry Belton (1926-2006) and Edna Simpkins Willard (1926-2008) were residents of Woodruff. Henry was a World War II soldier who fought during the Battle of Normandy. This collection consists of documents related to Henry’s service during World War II and other documents related to the war including correspondence from Edna’s brother, Cecil Simpkins. Other documents include tax and business receipts from Woodruff, Edna’s father’s World War I registration cards, and Edna’s Woodruff Plant...
Dates: 1910 - 1960