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Carter Taylor Collection (2061) Finding Aid

Item Number: 20610000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photographs, scrapbooks, an ash tray made from a shell, a plaque, a pink flight suit, a clipping, a National Red Cross brochure, a Du Drop Inn Recreation Center schedule, a Project New Arrival (Eglin AFB) certificate of appreciation, and a certificate for the Medal for Civilian Service in Vietnam. The materials document Carter Taylor's service as an American Red Cross Donut Dolly at Qui Nhon Airfield from September 1969 to March 1970. The materials also cover Taylor's time at Phan Rang and at Eglin AFB, where she taught at a Vietnamese refugee camp.

Dates

  • 1969-1970, 1975

Biographical / Historical

Carter Taylor was an American Red Cross Donut Dolly stationed at Qui Nhon from September 1969 to March 1970.
Title
Carter Taylor Collection (2061) Finding Aid
Date
2010-09-29
Length (Linear Feet)
1.75
Location(s)
Individual Collection - T; Photograph Collection, Museum Objects Collection
3
Museum Objects

Ashtray made from a shell presented to Carter Taylor from the 5th Battalion, 27th Artillery
2061museum4009

2061museum5361 - 1st Support Command (Qui Nhon) plaque

2061museum5362 - Flight suit

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347
Photographs

VA063140-VA063286:: 347 Photos Carter Taylor's service as a Donut Dolly, Spetember 1969 - March 1970

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, Individual Collections T [Individual Collections T]]

Inventory

  • Certificate of Achievement from the U.S. Army Support Command to Miss Carter Taylor
  • "Pretty Passengers" Newspaper Photo
  • Party Invitation from Brigadier General Albert E. Hunter to Miss Carter Taylor
  • Scrap and Drawing booklet from Miss Carter Taylor service in Vietnam
  • Clipping re: Carter Taylor (1969)
  • National Red Cross brochure (featuring photo of Carter Taylor and her training class) (No Date)
  • Du Drop Inn (Phan Rang Recreation Center) schedule (No Date)
  • Project New Arrival (Eglin AFB) certificate of appreciation (1975)
  • Medal for Civilian Service in Vietnam certificate (signed by General Abrams) (1970)
3
Museum Objects

Ashtray made from a shell presented to Carter Taylor from the 5th Battalion, 27th Artillery
2061museum4009

2061museum5361 - 1st Support Command (Qui Nhon) plaque

2061museum5362 - Flight suit

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347
Photographs

VA063140-VA063286:: 347 Photos Carter Taylor's service as a Donut Dolly, Spetember 1969 - March 1970

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Pub Credit Line
20610000000, Carter Taylor Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 29 Sep 2010 [Updated: 01 May 2019]