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Shirley Johnson Collection (1003) Finding Aid
Item Number: 10030000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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This collection contains letters from President Nixon, and the United States Air Force (USAF) to Mrs. Johnson regarding the status and condition of her husband, Major Samuel Johnson, after he was shot down over North Vietnam. Major Johnson, now a U.S. Respresentative from Texas, was held captive in a prison in Hanoi for seven years. These letters also indicate to her the measures taken by the USAF and the Nixon Administration to locate its personnel who had been listed as MIAs (Missing In Action) or POW (Prisoner Of War). NOTE: Researchers wanting access to boxes 13-16 must contact archival staff prior to arrival in Lubbock, due to condition of materials.

In addition the collection includes letters of the League of Families (an association formed by the families of MIAs and POWs) and those from the North Vietnamese Government giving concessions on family-packages to captured personnel.

The collection date ranges from 1966 to 1972. The collection includes numerous newspaper articles about Col. Sam Johnson as a POW and Mrs. Johnson's involvement in trying to secure his and other POWs release, and Sam Johnson's post-war political career. There is also a wide assortment of other documents regarding POWs/MIAs including Hearings Before the Subcommittee on National Security, newspaper and magazine articles, form letters for POWs to send overseas to family, newsletters, press releases, photocopied magazine articles, and fact sheet about POWs and MIAs.

Added: 08 Aug 2002[Updated: 30 Sep 2019]
Charles Johnston Collection (770) Finding Aid
Item Number: 7700000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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Less than one linear foot of books, newspaper articles, a periodical a VHS tapes, and a Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm donated to the Vietnam Archive by Charles Johnston.

Added: 04 Sep 2002[Updated: 01 Jun 2016]
James Davy Collection (1035) Finding Aid
Item Number: 10350000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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Book proposal manuscripts, several magazine articles from the Vietnam era, photographs, a novel, official documents, and other periodicals and newsletters describe Gamewarden activities in Vietnam, as well as post-Vietnam era activities of the Gamewardens of Vietnam Association.

Added: 01 Oct 2002[Updated: 30 Aug 2010]
Mr. Don Jellema Collection (1047) Finding Aid
Item Number: 10470000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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Photographs captured from the Viet Cong document military training and medical activities, while photographs taken by Don Jellema and the 69th Signal Battalion document damaged aircraft, automobiles, buildings, and additional U.S. military activity in Saigon. The collection also contains 247 slides taken by Jellema while he was with the 69th Signal Battalion.

Added: 23 Oct 2002[Updated: 30 Sep 2019]
George Jolliff Collection (1054) Finding Aid
Item Number: 10540000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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Slides, audiotapes, five 8mm film reels (about 2000 ft) and an artifact document Jolliff's service in DASPO, from 1970-1971. Audio recordings include Jolliff describing his work on a films for DASPO, street sounds of Saigon, a conversation with a 16 year old neighbor in Saigon, all recorded in 1970, and 'letters' to and from home, recorded 1970-1971. Slides document a soldier's trip to Bangkok in 1970, Korea, including the DASPO compound in Seoul, 1971, daily life for the Vietnamese in Saigon, 1970, Australian and American military, an art museum in Da Nang, daily life in Hue, and a marketplace in Vietnam City. The artifact is a water canteen used by Jolliff in 1970. Also present in the collection are eight books in the The VIetnam Experience series. The five reels of 8mm film includes footage of Vietnam and possible footage of Korea, Thailand, India, Nepal, a Mt. Everest avalanche, and Afghanistan, 1971.

Added: 30 Oct 2002[Updated: 29 Oct 2019]
Ray 'Padre' Johnson Collection (2528) Finding Aid
Item Number: 25280000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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Less than a quarter of a linear foot of documents about Ray 'Padre' Johnson. The documents cover both his service in Vietnam and his career as an artist. The collection also contains a DVD-ROM with a recording of an interview with Johnson on the History Czar radio program.

Added: 26 Oct 2012[Updated: 02 Jul 2013]
35th Infantry Regiment Association Collection (2385) Finding Aid
Item Number: 23850000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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Approximately four linear feet of Daily Staff Journals, After Action Reports, and Operation Reports-Lessons Learned primarily from the 1st and 2nd Battalions, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade in Vietnam, 1966-1970.

Added: 06 Dec 2012[Updated: 25 Apr 2018]
Dean H. Jones Collection (1401) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14010000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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Slides and audio tapes document Dean Jones' service in Vietnam as a Forward Air Controller Air Liaison Officer (ALO/FAC) with the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry, 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division from March 1967 to March 1968. The audio tapes give oral descriptions to the slides Jones regularly sent home to his wife during the war.

Added: 09 Aug 2004[Updated: 01 Oct 2019]
Irvin Hugh (Butch) Hill Collection (1544) Finding Aid
Item Number: 15440000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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Personal and military correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, Marine Corps publications, artifacts, and rubbings from the National Vietnam Veterans Memorial and The Moving Wall Vietnam Veterans Memorial document Irvin H. 'Butch' Hill's service in the United States Marine Corps from 1968 until his death in Vietnam on 14 January 1969.

Added: 10 May 2005[Updated: 07 Mar 2019]
Japan Peace Series Collection (1573) Finding Aid
Item Number: 15730000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Two issues of ^UJapan Peace Series document Japanese attempts for peace during the Vietnam Conflict, September 1965.

Added: 16 May 2005[Updated: 14 Jul 2005]