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Jimmy Dale Miller Collection (1770) Finding Aid

Item Number: 17700000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Five linear feet of books, VHS tapes, audio cassettes, correspondence, maps, posters, poetry, postcards, photographs, brochures, bumper stickers, certificates, articles, Agent Orange reports, PTSD reports, and a T-shirt documenting Phyllis Miller Copus' work with the Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam War In Memory Project which is dedicated to Vietnam Veterans who did not die during the war, but died later as a result of the war.

Dates

  • 21 April 2006

Biographical / Historical

Jimmy Dale Miller was born in 1946 in Oakland, California. In 1965, Miller volunteered for the United States Navy, in which he served in Special Operations, 1965-1969. During this time, Miller served as a Nuclear Weapons Specialist aboard the USS Forrestal, including during the 1967 fire. Colonel Don Summers of North Carolina served as Miller's commanding officer and Captain of Special Forces during the Vietnam Conflict. In 1971, Miller was discharged after receiving the Vietnam Service Ribbon. He then joined the Vietnam Veterans of America and held various jobs, including car salesman, TV repairman, dump truck driver, house builder and tire shop manager.
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
6.0
Pages
1
Location(s)
D099.4B; D054.1; Cold Storage Vault; Library; Museum Object Collection; Photograph Collection; Poster Collection; D165.1 Video Overflow, Periodical Collection
4
Books

The American War Veterans Directory
The Legacy of Vietnam Veterans and Their Families - Survivors of War: Catalyst for Change
Veterans and Agen Orange: Health Effects of Herbicides Used in Vietnam
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Directory of Names

174
Photographs

VA045627-VA045800: 174 photographs documenting Phyllis Copus' work with the Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans In Memory Project

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2
Posters

The Vietnam War Memorial, Washington, D.C. (Section 12 Drawer 20)
War is Hell by Bill Street (Section 12 Drawer 20)

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1
Museum Objects

1770museum2436: T-shirt from the Vietnam War In Memory Project

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67
Moving Images

1770VI2209: Why My Child?
1770VI2210: Combat Vietnam: Rivers, Sea and Air
1770VI2211: All The Unsung Heroes: The Story of The Vietnam Veterans Memorial
1770VI2212: Vietnam: A Television History, Volume 1
1770VI2213: The Hanoi Hilton
1770VI2214: Vietnam: The Call of Duty
1770VI2215: Battlefield Vietnam: The Undeclared War
1770VI2216: Battlefield Vietnam: Dien Bien Phu, The Legacy
1770VI2217: Battlefield Vietnam: The Fall of Saigon
1770VI2218: Battlefield Vietnam: "Peace with Honor"
1770VI2219: Battlefield Vietnam: Rolling Thunder
1770VI2220: Battlefield Vietnam: Air War Vietnam
1770VI2221: Battlefield Vietnam: Countdown to Tet
1770VI2222: Battlefield Vietnam: Siege at Khe Sanh
1770VI2223: Battlefield Vietnam: War on the DMZ
1770VI2224: Battlefield Vietnam: Showdown in the Iron Triangle
1770VI2225: Battlefield Vietnam: Search and Destroy
1770VI2226: Battlefield Vietnam: The Tet Offensive
1770VI2227: George Jones: "Wild Irish Rose"
1770VI2228: Ranch Hand Vietnam and Vietnam: The Secret Agent
1770VI2229: Ranch Hand Vietnam and Vietnam: The Secret Agent
1770VI2230: Unnatural Causes
1770VI2231: The Fall of Saigon
1770VI2232: The Fall of Saigon
1770VI2233: After the Fire
1770VI2234: Kelly and Company Agent Orange
1770VI2235: Vietnam Veterans, Their Families, Their Legacy
1770VI2236: In Memory: Veterans Day 1995
1770VI2237: Agent Orange
1770VI2238: Agent Orange
1770VI2239: In Memory: Veterans Day 1995
1770VI2240: The Wall
1770VI2241: Sound Off!: The Wall
1770VI2242: Moving Wall: Bartlesville, Oklahoma 1995
1770VI2243: Out of The Night
1770VI2244: Veterans Day 1995
1770VI2245: Veterans Day: Kansas City, Missouri
1770VI2246: NBC News interview featuring Harold Jackson
1770VI2247: In Memory: Veteran's Day Washington, D.C.
1770VI2248: Veteran's Day: Washington, D.C.
1770VI2249: Vietnam: Pro Wrestling
1770VI2250: In Memory
1770VI2251: The Wall
1770VI2252: Vietnam: A Television History
1770VI2253: Someone to Watch Over Me
1770VI2254: In Memory
1770VI2255: Peter Arnett
1770VI2256: In Memory: Washington, D.C.
1770VI2257: In Memory: Wall Memorial
1770VI2258: Larry King Live
1770VI2259: VHS cassette containing various Agent Orange related programs
1770VI2260: The Wall
1770VI2261: The Wall
1770VI2262: In Memory: Washington, D.C.
1770VI2263: In Memory: Washington, D.C.
1770VI2264: In Memory: Washington, D.C.
1770VI2265: In Memory: Arlington National Cemetery
1770VI2266: In Memory: Veterans Day 1995
1770VI2267: Veterans Day: Washington, D.C., 1994
1770VI2268: Unidentified VHS Cassette
1770VI2269: Unidentified VHS Cassette
1770VI2270: Unidentified VHS Cassette
1770VI2271: Unidentified VHS Cassette
VHS: 25th Anniversary Ceremonies Plus Trial by Fire
VHS: After the Fire: Geographic Explorer
VHS: On Board Forrestal Plus Trial by Fire
VHS: USS Forrestal: Situation Critical

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17
Audio

1770AU2101: Brit Small and Festival "America Called"
1770AU2102: Brit Small and Festival "Tattered Flags-Broken Promises"
1770AU2103: Brit Small and Festival " Colors"
1770AU2104: Brit Small and Festival "Cross Country"
1770AU2105: Brit Small and Festival "Dakota Woman"
1770AU2106: Festival "Just Another Band From Skidmore"
1770AU2107: Festival "On the Road 1983"
1770AU2108: Brit Small and Festival "Put Out the Roses"
1770AU2109: Dave Kyle "Ghost of Vietnam"
1770AU2110: Marie Zerby "Strong Men Cry and The Wall"
1770AU2111: Phil "Finally Welcomed Home"
1770AU2112: Jam'n Jimi "LZ-Friendly Campout Music Volume 1"
1770AU2113: Various Artists "Songs of the Wall"
1770AU2114: "I Lost My Soul in a Strange Land"
1770AU2115: Various Artists "In Country: Songs of Americans in the Vietnam War"
1770AU2116: "USS Forrestal Fire 29 July 1967"
1770AU2117: Unidentified Audio Cassette

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1
Newsletters

Among Friends, Summer 1994

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5
Serials

Leatherneck: November 2005
February 2006
May 2008-December 2008
January 2009-December 2009
January 2010-March 2010

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D099.4B ]]
  • Box 2(Oversize): [2(Oversize)] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D054.1 ]]
  • 1000: [1000] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D054.1 ]]

Inventory

  • Correspondence 1995
  • Correspondence 1996
  • Correspondence 1997
  • Correspondence 1998
  • In Memory Certificates from Kansas City, Missouri
  • In Memory Honor Roll
  • In Memory Honor Roll
  • In Memory Honor Roll
  • In Memory Honor Roll
  • In Memory Honor Roll
  • In Memory Honor Roll
  • Missing Veterans by Unit
  • Missing Veterans by State
  • Listing of Names on the Vietnam Memorial
  • Listing of Names on the Vietnam Memorial-Kansas
  • Miscellaneous Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Articles
  • Miscellaneous Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Articles
  • Guide for the Preparation and Submission of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Research Requests
  • Miscellaneous information regarding the health effects of Agent Orange
  • The American War Veterans Directory
  • Veterans Archive Project Directory of United States Prisoners of War and Missing in Action as a Result of the Vietnam War
  • Poetry by Vietnam Veterans
  • Miscellaneous documents regarding the Friends of the Vietnam Memorial
  • Information regarding the Vietnam Veteran artist Bill Street
  • Miscellaneous newspaper and magazine articles regarding the Vietnam War
  • Miscellaneous information regarding Vietnam Veterans
  • Miscellaneous documents regarding the Friends of the Vietnam Memorial
  • Miscellaneous documents regarding the Vietnam War
  • Box 2(Oversize)
  • Miscellaneous newspaper and magazine articles regarding the Vietnam War, the Vietnam Memorial, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Agent Orange
4
Books

The American War Veterans Directory
The Legacy of Vietnam Veterans and Their Families - Survivors of War: Catalyst for Change
Veterans and Agen Orange: Health Effects of Herbicides Used in Vietnam
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Directory of Names

174
Photographs

VA045627-VA045800: 174 photographs documenting Phyllis Copus' work with the Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans In Memory Project

Click here to view all Photographs
2
Posters

The Vietnam War Memorial, Washington, D.C. (Section 12 Drawer 20)
War is Hell by Bill Street (Section 12 Drawer 20)

Click here to view all Posters
1
Museum Objects

1770museum2436: T-shirt from the Vietnam War In Memory Project

Click here to view all Museum Objects
67
Moving Images

1770VI2209: Why My Child?
1770VI2210: Combat Vietnam: Rivers, Sea and Air
1770VI2211: All The Unsung Heroes: The Story of The Vietnam Veterans Memorial
1770VI2212: Vietnam: A Television History, Volume 1
1770VI2213: The Hanoi Hilton
1770VI2214: Vietnam: The Call of Duty
1770VI2215: Battlefield Vietnam: The Undeclared War
1770VI2216: Battlefield Vietnam: Dien Bien Phu, The Legacy
1770VI2217: Battlefield Vietnam: The Fall of Saigon
1770VI2218: Battlefield Vietnam: "Peace with Honor"
1770VI2219: Battlefield Vietnam: Rolling Thunder
1770VI2220: Battlefield Vietnam: Air War Vietnam
1770VI2221: Battlefield Vietnam: Countdown to Tet
1770VI2222: Battlefield Vietnam: Siege at Khe Sanh
1770VI2223: Battlefield Vietnam: War on the DMZ
1770VI2224: Battlefield Vietnam: Showdown in the Iron Triangle
1770VI2225: Battlefield Vietnam: Search and Destroy
1770VI2226: Battlefield Vietnam: The Tet Offensive
1770VI2227: George Jones: "Wild Irish Rose"
1770VI2228: Ranch Hand Vietnam and Vietnam: The Secret Agent
1770VI2229: Ranch Hand Vietnam and Vietnam: The Secret Agent
1770VI2230: Unnatural Causes
1770VI2231: The Fall of Saigon
1770VI2232: The Fall of Saigon
1770VI2233: After the Fire
1770VI2234: Kelly and Company Agent Orange
1770VI2235: Vietnam Veterans, Their Families, Their Legacy
1770VI2236: In Memory: Veterans Day 1995
1770VI2237: Agent Orange
1770VI2238: Agent Orange
1770VI2239: In Memory: Veterans Day 1995
1770VI2240: The Wall
1770VI2241: Sound Off!: The Wall
1770VI2242: Moving Wall: Bartlesville, Oklahoma 1995
1770VI2243: Out of The Night
1770VI2244: Veterans Day 1995
1770VI2245: Veterans Day: Kansas City, Missouri
1770VI2246: NBC News interview featuring Harold Jackson
1770VI2247: In Memory: Veteran's Day Washington, D.C.
1770VI2248: Veteran's Day: Washington, D.C.
1770VI2249: Vietnam: Pro Wrestling
1770VI2250: In Memory
1770VI2251: The Wall
1770VI2252: Vietnam: A Television History
1770VI2253: Someone to Watch Over Me
1770VI2254: In Memory
1770VI2255: Peter Arnett
1770VI2256: In Memory: Washington, D.C.
1770VI2257: In Memory: Wall Memorial
1770VI2258: Larry King Live
1770VI2259: VHS cassette containing various Agent Orange related programs
1770VI2260: The Wall
1770VI2261: The Wall
1770VI2262: In Memory: Washington, D.C.
1770VI2263: In Memory: Washington, D.C.
1770VI2264: In Memory: Washington, D.C.
1770VI2265: In Memory: Arlington National Cemetery
1770VI2266: In Memory: Veterans Day 1995
1770VI2267: Veterans Day: Washington, D.C., 1994
1770VI2268: Unidentified VHS Cassette
1770VI2269: Unidentified VHS Cassette
1770VI2270: Unidentified VHS Cassette
1770VI2271: Unidentified VHS Cassette
VHS: 25th Anniversary Ceremonies Plus Trial by Fire
VHS: After the Fire: Geographic Explorer
VHS: On Board Forrestal Plus Trial by Fire
VHS: USS Forrestal: Situation Critical

Click here to view all Moving Images
17
Audio

1770AU2101: Brit Small and Festival "America Called"
1770AU2102: Brit Small and Festival "Tattered Flags-Broken Promises"
1770AU2103: Brit Small and Festival " Colors"
1770AU2104: Brit Small and Festival "Cross Country"
1770AU2105: Brit Small and Festival "Dakota Woman"
1770AU2106: Festival "Just Another Band From Skidmore"
1770AU2107: Festival "On the Road 1983"
1770AU2108: Brit Small and Festival "Put Out the Roses"
1770AU2109: Dave Kyle "Ghost of Vietnam"
1770AU2110: Marie Zerby "Strong Men Cry and The Wall"
1770AU2111: Phil "Finally Welcomed Home"
1770AU2112: Jam'n Jimi "LZ-Friendly Campout Music Volume 1"
1770AU2113: Various Artists "Songs of the Wall"
1770AU2114: "I Lost My Soul in a Strange Land"
1770AU2115: Various Artists "In Country: Songs of Americans in the Vietnam War"
1770AU2116: "USS Forrestal Fire 29 July 1967"
1770AU2117: Unidentified Audio Cassette

Click here to view all Audio
1
Newsletters

Among Friends, Summer 1994

Click here to view all Newsletters
5
Serials

Leatherneck: November 2005
February 2006
May 2008-December 2008
January 2009-December 2009
January 2010-March 2010

Click here to view all Serials

Pub Credit Line
17700000000, Jimmy Dale Miller Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 21 Apr 2006 [Updated: 27 Feb 2017]