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Claire Brisebois Starnes Collection (294) Finding Aid

Item Number: 2940000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of approximately one linear foot of materials including an audio tape, periodicals, newsletters, photographs, and documents detailing general information about the Vietnam Women Veterans Association. These materials include informational pamphlets and booklets from the war period and were received by the Vietnam Archive at the Vietnam Women Veterans Association reunion in San Antonio, Texas in 2001. The photographs were taken while Claire Starnes was on the staff of the publication titled MACV Observer, 1969-1971 (U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam, Saigon, Republic of Vietnam). The photographs were ones that the publication decided not to use, and nclude photographs of a school bombing that took place near Tay Ninh in 1970. The bulk of the materials date from 1969-1971. Also included are 4 oversized photographs (no dates) depicting female soldiers performing various activities.

Dates

  • ca. 1965 - 1971
Title
Claire Brisebois Starnes Collection (294) Finding Aid
Date
2002-01-08
Length (Linear Feet)
1
Location(s)
D056.6, Photograph Collection, Negative Collection, Audio Collection, Periodical Collection, Newsletter Collection
787
Photographs

VA024150 - VA024789, VA053653 - VA053788: photographs taken while Claire Starnes was on the MACV Observer Staff, 1969-1971.
VAN003824 - VAN003836

VA068818 - VA068821: Female soldiers standing in front of a WAC sign, in formation during a flag ceremony, conducting a medical operation, and interacting with Vietnamese children; b&w; 3 x 2 linear feet

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1
Audio

294AU0393: Cathy Oatman, A Letter from Long Binh: A Memoir of a Night of War

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3
Newsletters

Observer - Volume 7, Issue 48 [04 April 1964], Volume 8, Issue 25 [24 October 1969], [01 November 1969]

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9
Serials

Pacific Stars and Stripes - Volume 24, Issue 30 [31 January 1968], Volume 25, Issue 203 [23 July 1969], Volume 25, Issue 204 [24 July 1969], [26 July 1969], Volume 12, Issue 30 [27 July 1969], Volume 25, Issue 208 [28 July 1969], Volume 25, Issue 207 [27 July 1968]
Octofoil - Volume 2, Issue 1 [02 January 1967]
Uptight - Volume 1, Issue 1 ["07/01/1968"]

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3
Museum Objects

294museum0584 Photo album

294museum0585 1st Infantry Division patch

294museum4894 Vest with patches and pins

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1
Books

Women Vietnam Veterans: Our Untold Stories by Donna A. Lowery, 2015

  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D056.6A ]]

Inventory

  • News Release: Hoi Chanh vs VC
  • Major General Ellis W. Williamson Biography
  • Vietnamese Red Cross Fund Drive 10 May 1969
  • IO Memo 2-68-Instructions for submitting information to Division Information Office 26 Nov 1968
  • Psychological Operations of the 14th Special Operations Wing
  • USAF Gunships Background Information
  • Command Information Briefing: Communication with Audience
  • Medal of Honor Press Kit: PFC Melvin E. Newlin USMC
  • Cartoon: Grin and Bear It, no date
  • Article: Mission Impossible: Sane Driving in Saigon, Stars and Stripes-Pacific 17 Oct 1971
  • Vietnam Women Veterans Second National Conference 2001, Joint Opening Program, Gunter Hotel, San Antonio, TX 27 Sep 2001-2 copies
  • Pamphlet: Pacification MACCORD/MACOI Command Information Pamphlet 7-69 March 1969
  • Pamphlet, Pacification MACCORD/MACOI Command Information Pamphlet 12-69 March 1969
  • Defense Industry Bulletin No 17 About People
  • Booklet, A Pocket Guide to Vietnam DoD PG-21A
  • Booklet, Vietnam: The View Beyond the Battle
  • Booklet, Vietnam: Yesterday and Today
  • Military Assistance Command Vietnam, Office of Information Pamphlets
  • 14-16 Oct 1966 Application of the Geneva Prisoner of War Convention in Vietnam
  • 3-67 Jan 1967 Helpful Hints on Helping Out
  • 2-67 Feb 1967 The Enemy in Vietnam
  • 7-68 Feb 1967 The Art of War
  • 10-67 Apr 1967 Vietnamese Commemorative Dates and National Holidays
  • 12-67 Apr 1967 Rights and Privileges of the Prisoner of War
  • 14-67 Apr 1967 Village and Hamlet Elections: The Road to Democracy
  • 2-68 Mar 1968 All About Money-2 copies
  • 11-67 Apr 1968 The Religions of Vietnam
  • 5-68 Apr 1968 The constitution of the Republic of Vietnam
  • 5-68 Apr 1968 The constitution of the Republic of Vietnam
  • 12-68 Oct 1968 Your R&R Program
  • 8-68 Sep 1968 Dollars and Sense
  • 1-69 Jan 1969 Your Vietnam Regional Exchange: Service to the Fighting Man
  • 5-69 Feb 1969 5th Special Forces Group (ABN)
  • 8-69 Mar 1969 The Trip and You
  • 27-69 May 1969 The Red Cross: By Your Side
  • Introduction to the First Infantry Division: The Big Red 1 - Danger Forward Vol. 2 No. 3 Sep 1968 - Booklet, Welcome to the First Infantry Division - The American Traveler Vol. 29 No. 40 2 Dec 1968 - History ands Organization of the Sons of the First Division Scholarship Fund
787
Photographs

VA024150 - VA024789, VA053653 - VA053788: photographs taken while Claire Starnes was on the MACV Observer Staff, 1969-1971.
VAN003824 - VAN003836

VA068818 - VA068821: Female soldiers standing in front of a WAC sign, in formation during a flag ceremony, conducting a medical operation, and interacting with Vietnamese children; b&w; 3 x 2 linear feet

Click here to view all Photographs
1
Audio

294AU0393: Cathy Oatman, A Letter from Long Binh: A Memoir of a Night of War

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3
Newsletters

Observer - Volume 7, Issue 48 [04 April 1964], Volume 8, Issue 25 [24 October 1969], [01 November 1969]

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9
Serials

Pacific Stars and Stripes - Volume 24, Issue 30 [31 January 1968], Volume 25, Issue 203 [23 July 1969], Volume 25, Issue 204 [24 July 1969], [26 July 1969], Volume 12, Issue 30 [27 July 1969], Volume 25, Issue 208 [28 July 1969], Volume 25, Issue 207 [27 July 1968]
Octofoil - Volume 2, Issue 1 [02 January 1967]
Uptight - Volume 1, Issue 1 ["07/01/1968"]

Click here to view all Serials
3
Museum Objects

294museum0584 Photo album

294museum0585 1st Infantry Division patch

294museum4894 Vest with patches and pins

Click here to view all Museum Objects
1
Books

Women Vietnam Veterans: Our Untold Stories by Donna A. Lowery, 2015


Pub Credit Line
2940000000, Claire Brisebois Starnes Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 08 Jan 2002 [Updated: 11 May 2018]