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Earl W. Lewis Collection (2357) Finding Aid

Item Number: 23570000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of approximately three linear feet of materials documenting Earl Lewis' family life prior to serving in Vietnam, his training at Fort Wolters and Fort Rucker, and his service as a helicopter pilot in Vietnam with the 155th, 189th, and 120th Assault Helicopter Companies from 1967-1969. The materials include photographs, audio reel tapes, and slides. The audio records include an oral history recording where Earl Lewis talks about what it was like to be a helicopter pilot in Vietnam and a recording of members of the 173rd Assault Helicopter Company singing folk songs.

Dates

  • 1966 to 1969

Biographical / Historical

Earl Lewis served as a helicopter pilot in Vietnam from 1967-1969 with the 155th, 189th, and 120th Assault Helicopter Companies.
Title
Earl W. Lewis Collection (2357) Finding Aid
Date
2010-09-24
Length (Linear Feet)
3.0
Location(s)
Slide Collection
1
Photographs

Masterpool in USMC uniform

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14
Audio

2357AU3299 - 5 inch reel - Classical music

2357AU3300 - 7 inch reel - Unidentified audio reel tape

2357AU3301 - 7 inch reel - Unidentified audio reel tape

2357AU3302 - 7 inch reel - Unidentified audio reel tape

2357AU3303 - 7 inch reel - The Man from O.R.G.A.N.

2357AU3304 - 7 inch reel - A Taste of Honey by Pete Fountain

2357AU3305 - 7 inch reel - Adventures in Time by Stan Kenton

2357AU3306 - 5 inch reel - Popular Music

2357AU3307 - 5 inch reel - Music

2357AU3308 - 5 inch reel - Classics

2357AU3309 - 5 inch reel - Earl Lewis oral history

2357AU3310 - 7 inch reel - Unidentified audio reel tape

2357AU3311 - 7 inch reel - Music

2357AU3312 - 7 inch reel - The Merrymen 173rd Assault Helicopter Company Robin Hood from Lai Khe, Vietnam

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1158
Slides

VAS051381-VAS052178

360 slides - Earl Lewis' home life with family prior to his Vietnam service, a wedding, helicopters, landscapes, scenes from Lewis' training, scenes from Fort Wolters, Fort Rucker, Hanchey Army Heliport, and the surrounding areas (including various unit signs from on base and aerial views from a helicopter)

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1
Photographs

Masterpool in USMC uniform

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14
Audio

2357AU3299 - 5 inch reel - Classical music

2357AU3300 - 7 inch reel - Unidentified audio reel tape

2357AU3301 - 7 inch reel - Unidentified audio reel tape

2357AU3302 - 7 inch reel - Unidentified audio reel tape

2357AU3303 - 7 inch reel - The Man from O.R.G.A.N.

2357AU3304 - 7 inch reel - A Taste of Honey by Pete Fountain

2357AU3305 - 7 inch reel - Adventures in Time by Stan Kenton

2357AU3306 - 5 inch reel - Popular Music

2357AU3307 - 5 inch reel - Music

2357AU3308 - 5 inch reel - Classics

2357AU3309 - 5 inch reel - Earl Lewis oral history

2357AU3310 - 7 inch reel - Unidentified audio reel tape

2357AU3311 - 7 inch reel - Music

2357AU3312 - 7 inch reel - The Merrymen 173rd Assault Helicopter Company Robin Hood from Lai Khe, Vietnam

Click here to view all Audio
1158
Slides

VAS051381-VAS052178

360 slides - Earl Lewis' home life with family prior to his Vietnam service, a wedding, helicopters, landscapes, scenes from Lewis' training, scenes from Fort Wolters, Fort Rucker, Hanchey Army Heliport, and the surrounding areas (including various unit signs from on base and aerial views from a helicopter)

Click here to view all Slides

Pub Credit Line
23570000000, Earl W. Lewis Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 24 Sep 2010 [Updated: 16 Jul 2019]