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Janice Josephine Carney Collection (1352) Finding Aid

Item Number: 13520000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

A VHS video - Straight Talk: Gays in the Military, a Compilation (April 4, 2004). A book, printed photographs, military documents and correspondence and newspaper articles documenting Janice J. Carney's military service in Vietnam as John Joseph Carney from July 1970 to July 1971.

Dates

  • 14 June 2004

Biographical / Historical

Janice Josephine Carney was born (as John Joseph Carney) in Cambridge, Massachusetts and enlisted in the US Army in 1969. After training at Fort Dix, New Jersey, Fort Sam Houston, Texas and Fort Polk, Louisiana, Janice arrived in Vietnam in July 1970. She was originally assigned to the 666th Transportation Corps near Phu Bai, but moved to the 39th Transportation Battalion, becoming the battalion mail clerk and courier. She participated in Lam Son 719 and spent time at FSB Vandergrift. Janice returned from Vietnam in 1971 and remained in the Reserves and National Guard for several years. She is active in the Transgender American Veterans Association.
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
0.3
Pages
1
Location(s)
Cold Storage Vault; Library; Individual Collections-C
1
Books

Purple Hearts and Silver Stars: Poems, Rants, Essays and Short Stories Direct from a Trans-Women's Soul by Janice Josephine Carney

1
Moving Images

On VHS - Straight Talk: Gays in the Military, a Compilation (April 4, 2004)

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1
Oral History

OH0426 Interview with Janice J. Carney

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D057.5 ]]

Inventory

  • Agent Orange related Correspondence (February 1985-January 1992) -
  • Photocopied Pictures from the book Purple Hearts and Silver Stars by Janice Carney
  • Photocopied Newspaper Articles regarding Vietnam Heroin (10 June 1971)
  • Photocopied Map of South Vietnamese Defoliation Missions in 1970
1
Books

Purple Hearts and Silver Stars: Poems, Rants, Essays and Short Stories Direct from a Trans-Women's Soul by Janice Josephine Carney

1
Moving Images

On VHS - Straight Talk: Gays in the Military, a Compilation (April 4, 2004)

Click here to view all Moving Images
1
Oral History

OH0426 Interview with Janice J. Carney

Click here to view all Oral History

Pub Credit Line
13520000000, Janice Josephine Carney Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 14 Jun 2004 [Updated: 01 Oct 2019]