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Joel M. Shanus Collection (1963) Finding Aid

Item Number: 19630000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

One linear foot of photographs, negatives, and critique sheets document Joel Shanus' service with DASPO in Vietnam.

Dates

  • 11 July 2007

Biographical / Historical

Joel Shanus was born 30 December 1947 in Brooklyn New York. He was drafted into the U.S. army in 1967. Shanus served 4 1/2 years in the military of which 2 were in Southeast Asia. He was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division from 1968-69, and to DASPO from 1970-71. He served as a still photographer for DASPO and worked in the 1st Cavalry photo lab. Shanus received various awards and citations including: The Air Medal, Both Vietnam service medals, a CIB, and the Good Conduct medal. Shanus retired from the military in 1971 at the rank of E5.
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
1.0
Pages
1
Location(s)
D102.5, Photograph Collection, Deep Cold Storage
1
Photographs

VA056727-VA0576801, VA056806-VA056957: 500 photographs of training and service in Thailand and Cambodia

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2
Moving Images

1963VI2391
1963VI2392

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D102.5: DASPO Individual Collections ]]

Inventory

1
Photographs

VA056727-VA0576801, VA056806-VA056957: 500 photographs of training and service in Thailand and Cambodia

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2
Moving Images

1963VI2391
1963VI2392

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Pub Credit Line
19630000000, Joel M. Shanus Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 11 Jul 2007 [Updated: 01 Jun 2010]