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Jewish War Veterans, Post 455 (Columbus, Ga.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 276

Scope and Contents

Researchers studying the Jewish War Veterans – Post 455 – Columbus, Georgia, Records will gain insight into Jewish military service. The collection includes two scrapbooks, containing correspondence, newspaper clippings and photographs pertaining to Jewish war Veterans Post 455 from 1966 to 1968.

Dates

  • 1966 - 1968

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Scrapbook one contains correspondence, newspaper articles and photographs showing Jewish War Veterans, post 455 commitment to “Operation Martin Army Hospital.” Martin Army Hospital is located at Ft. Benning, GA, seven miles south of Columbus. Members of the organization visited this hospital once a month calling on not less than 100 patients per visit. JWF also provided men, many Vietnam casualties with magazines, homemade cookies, soft drinks, candy, peanuts, peanut crackers and donuts. In other projects, JWV preformed other civic duties to the local community. Scrapbook two is a representative of activities from 1967 – 1968. It contains news clippings, correspondence and photographs many pertaining to the “Prisoner of War Monument.”

Extent

0.2 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection includes two scrapbooks, containing correspondence, newspaper clippings and photographs pertaining to Jewish war Veterans Post 455 from 1966 to 1968.

Arrangement

Material remains in scrapbook order.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Demece (Mickey) Harvey in 2013. It was entered into ArchivesSpace by Conor Ray in 2020.
Title
Jewish War Veterans, Post 455 (Columbus, Ga.) Records, Mss 276
Status
Completed
Author
Demece Harvey
Date
December 2013
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository

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