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William Sullivan Collection (1105) Finding Aid
Item Number: 11050000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

This collection consists of a USS Frank E. Evans colored porcelain plaque.

Added: 04 Mar 2003[Updated: 23 Sep 2004]
Charles Scarborough Collection (1556) Finding Aid
Item Number: 15560000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Pool cue and case purchased in Vietnam in 1969, two reel to reel tapes of a Sergeant in Chu Lai (circa 1968-1969), and a Vietnamese conical hat.

Added: 19 Apr 2005[Updated: 28 Apr 2005]
John Spence Collection (1122) Finding Aid
Item Number: 11220000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

This collection contains a variety of material pertaining to John T. Spence's naval service during the Vietnam War, 1964-1966. Materials include U.S.S. CAVALIER (APA-37) adminitrative documents and yearbooks, a photo album and scrapbook, newspapers, 8 mm film, patches, medals, currency, a beret, and a U.S.S. CAVALIER plaque.

Added: 31 Mar 2003[Updated: 01 Oct 2019]
C J Spence Collection (1132) Finding Aid
Item Number: 11320000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

A 123 page manuscript titled 'Blackfoot Platoon Vignettes/1971, 1st Cav 2/8 Bravo Company' written by C. J. Spence in March 2003 documents his personal reflections and memories of his time served in Vietnam in 1971.

Collection: C J Spence Collection

Added: 02 Apr 2003[Updated: 04 Apr 2006]
Loren Salzman Collection (1131) Finding Aid
Item Number: 11310000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Two hundred 35mm slides and a videotape created by Loren Salzman document Vietnam and Japan in 1968 during his military service in the Mobile Riverine Force. There are no captions for the slides. The video footage was transferred from 8mm film.

Added: 02 Apr 2003[Updated: 04 Apr 2006]
Larry Shelton Collection (1139) Finding Aid
Item Number: 11390000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

This collection consists of U.S. Army Newspapers from 1967, a CD Rom with Daily Staff Journals from the 3rd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division, January 1967 to July 1969, and 17 audio reels of letters home and recorded music. The majority of the newspapers are from Ninth Infantry Division, The Old Reliable, but also included are issues from Pacific Stars and Stripes, The Observer, and The Army Reporter.

The collection also includes less than a quarter of a linear foot of textual records documenting the April 22, 1967 shoot down of a B-57 flown by Earl Eastabrooks and Major James E. Oxley that resulted in the death of Major Oxley. The materials include correspondence, articles, a biography of Major Oxley, images, and obituaries for Earl Eastabrooks. These materials are dated 1996, 2006, 2008, and 2011.

Added: 15 Apr 2003[Updated: 13 Dec 2018]
James Hilmar Collection (1162) Finding Aid
Item Number: 11620000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Slides and captions created by Colonel James Eugene Hilmar during his tour of duty in Vietnam, 1966-1967. During his service in Vietnam, he served in infantry personnel as Lieutenant Colonel, 4th Infantry Division. Slides include notes by Col. Hilmar. Notes on the images and Col. Hilmar's experiences are included.

Added: 03 Jun 2003[Updated: 11 Jul 2003]
C. W. Standiford Collection (1169) Finding Aid
Item Number: 11690000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

This collection consists of a book, 'Bury Me with Soldiers: One Grunts Honest Story About Vietnam.'

Added: 10 Jun 2003[Updated: 25 Oct 2004]
Tom Sullivan Collection (1175) Finding Aid
Item Number: 11750000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

This collection contains several artifacts related to Tom Sullivan's experiences with Air America while in Vietnam. Also present in the collection are several original manuals distributed to Air America pilots and crewmembers. The collection consists of flight crew check lists, flight mauals for various Navy and Air Force aircraft, and study materials regarding the same aircrafts.

Added: 16 Jun 2003[Updated: 15 Jan 2010]
Ed Schramko Collection (1370) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13700000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

A Pocket Guide to Vietnam, Happy Happy Massage & Bar business card, three H.P. Turkish Bath & Massage business cards, South Vietnamese government publication warning against selling heroin (in Vietnamese), Guide to the National Museum in Bangkok, invoice from Young Designer's Jewelry, Thai currency conversion reference card, two menus for 1971 Christmas dinner in Vietnam, The Northern Log, The Northern Log (September 15, 1971.

Added: 13 Jul 2004[Updated: 14 Jan 2005]
Allen W. Sims Collection (1395) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13950000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of artifacts, Sim's manuscript and published book edition of ^D'Ambush: Memories and Photos of a Combat Squad Leader^D>', twelve photographs, correspondence and photocopied North Vietnamese propaganda leaflets document Allen W. Sims service during the Vietnam Conflict, 1969-1970. The photocopied leaflets are from a portion of the Museum of the Great Patriotic War in Kiev, Ukraine which documents Ukraine's involvement in the Vietnam Conflict. An English translation of the leaflets is also included and was translated by Suong Ives, who escaped from Vietnam after the Communist takeover and has lived in the United States for over 25 years.

Added: 04 Aug 2004[Updated: 25 Oct 2006]
Tran Si Hai Collection (1397) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13970000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Vietnamese books written by Tran Si Hai

Added: 09 Aug 2004[Updated: 09 Aug 2004]
Gary Snead Collection (1393) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13930000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

The collection includes hundreds of personal letters from family and friends, including almost 300 letters and 51 audiotape letters between Snead and his fiance/wife, Laura Kathryn 'Kay' Surber. Military administrative documents including original orders, Squadron Bulletins, and other military forms; helicopter flight plans, schedules, logbook excerpts, and workbooks; newspaper articles and clippings; over 500 photographs and slides; artifacts; military newspapers and additional publications document Gary Snead's tour of duty with the Marine Light Helicopter Squadron - 367, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing in Vietnam, August 1968 to August 1969.

Collection: Gary Snead Collection

Added: 17 Aug 2004[Updated: 27 Sep 2019]
Cecil L. Shrader Collection (1411) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14110000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Copies of Colonel Cecil L. Shrader's military records document his service in the United States Army from 1959 to 1989. Photographs and two computer printed maps document Cecil Shrader's two tours of duty in Vietnam from July 1966 to May 1967 and January 1969 to March 1969.

Added: 18 Aug 2004[Updated: 01 Oct 2019]
Weymouth D. Symmes Collection (1412) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14120000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Book titled War on the Rivers: A Swift Boat Sailor's Chronicle of the Battle for the Mekong Delta by Weymouth D. Symmes.

Added: 23 Aug 2004[Updated: 07 Apr 2008]
Alton Slagle Collection (1420) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14200000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

POW/MIA bracelets of Spec. 6 Kenneth Cunningham, 10-3-1969 and Captain John West, 1-2-1970.

Added: 07 Sep 2004[Updated: 07 Sep 2004]
William E. Sarring Collection (1432) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14320000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

CD-Rom of photos that chronicle William E. Sarring's tour of duty in Vietnam in 1969, as a participant of Operation Ranch Hand. Items shown include Bien Hoa, Da Nang, Phang Rang, C-123, and a C-123 following rocket attack.

Added: 14 Sep 2004[Updated: 14 Sep 2004]
Kimberly J. Schmillen Collection (1434) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14340000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Photocopy of letter and envelope addressed to Kimberly Schmillen from Governor Reagan thanking her for her concerns for U.S. prisoners of war and missing in action.

Added: 30 Sep 2004[Updated: 14 Jul 2005]
August W. Smith Collection (1453) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14530000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Vietnamese dress, ao dai and a model boat from Cam Ranh Bay Harbor that were collected by Colonel August W. Smith during his tour of duty in Vietnam.

Added: 13 Oct 2004[Updated: 06 Jan 2010]
William (Bud) Skinner Collection (1457) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14570000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Slides and 8mm film that depict William Skinner's tour of duty in Vietnam with the US Air Force between 1968 and 1970, and a transcript of General Duane H. Cassidy's (Commander U.S. Transportation Command and Military Airlift Command) oral history.

Added: 01 Nov 2004[Updated: 14 Jul 2005]
Marjorie Marsh Quigg Collection (1466) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14660000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Forty-four containers of magazine and newspaper clippings (1918-1991 and undated) collected by Marjorie Marsh Quigg document American diplomatic history, the Cold War, the Vietnam War/Conflict, and Watergate. The collection includes publications such as the New York Times, the New York Herald, the Portland Press Herald, the Washington Herald, and other similar publications.

Added: 08 Nov 2004[Updated: 29 Jan 2015]
Thomas Striegler Collection (453) Finding Aid
Item Number: 4530000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Articles, military administrative documents, and a CD-ROM with scanned images document John Striegler's service in Vietnam as an Artillery Forward Observer, 1967-1968. Striegler also has an Oral History in the Vietnam Archive with the item number OH0009.

Added: 09 May 2007[Updated: 30 Sep 2019]
Ron Smith Collection (1306) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13060000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

A USS Mahopac cap and a baseball were collected from two USS Mahopac reunions, 5-6 March 2004 and 19-23 April 2006.

Added: 29 Mar 2004[Updated: 14 Nov 2006]
Jerry Schomotolocha Collection (1318) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13180000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

The Jerry Schmotolocha collection is composed of a photocopy of DD-214 discharge document; Award of the Army Commendation Medal (First Oak Leaf Cluster), December 9, 1966; and a letter from Paul Tilzey to Jerry Schmotolocha, October 2, 1996.

Added: 05 Apr 2004[Updated: 01 Oct 2019]
S. Lew Shelton Collection (1309) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13090000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Check. S. Lew Shelton was awarded this check for winning second place in a beard- growing contest onboard the USS Mahopac. The check is dated May 2, 1979, and is in the amount of $ 500.00 dollars.

Added: 12 Apr 2004[Updated: 03 Jan 2014]
Darryl (Bud) Skuce Collection (1332) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13320000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Film, audio, still image, artifacts, and manuscripts document Darryl Skuce's service and experiences on Swift Boats on the rivers and canals of South Vietnam from 1967 through his wounding on August 13, 1969. A narrative of Skuce's military biography describes his service in the United States Navy. Artifacts include a captured Viet Cong flag that was damaged when the crew of the boat Skuce was aboard detonated a mine in a canal. A photograph of the mine is included. A cassette tape contains common, every-day radio traffic from operations on PCF 43, which was destroyed in February 1969. Film footage shows Skuce's journey to Vietnam and what he saw from his position as a gunner on board PCF 71. Letters home from Skuce and an original poem describe how he felt during his service. Also included are six medals and service ribbons awarded to Skuce, including a Purple Heart for wounds he received while in action in August, 1969.

Added: 19 Apr 2004[Updated: 20 Oct 2017]
John Striegler Collection (1342) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13420000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Two pair of Army boots donated to the Archive by John Striegler

Added: 11 May 2004[Updated: 09 Feb 2006]
James Pollock Collection (1343) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13430000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

CD-Rom of a presentation, and paper copies of the introduction and epilogue of the presentation, given first at the Library of Congress on July 15, 2003. The presentation is entitled United States Army Vietnam Combat Art Program.

Added: 11 May 2004[Updated: 17 Sep 2019]
Mr. Allen Suydam Collection (1347) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13470000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Correspondence, two issues of Tropic Lightning News, an old plane ticket, museum objects, military administrative documents and official orders, an Army enlistment book, a printed image of a National Liberation Front leaflet, and slides (with captions) all document Allen Suydam's service in Vietnam with the Army's 25th Infantry Division, 1968 - 1969.

Added: 15 Jun 2004[Updated: 01 Oct 2019]
Peter Swartz Collection (1353) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13530000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Books, field manuals, government documents and reports document U.S. Civil Affairs and psychological operations activity in Southeast Asia, primarily from 1965-1968, with some materials from 1969-1971.

Added: 16 Jun 2004[Updated: 25 Oct 2018]
Charles Shyab Collection (1363) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13630000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

C-rations and A Pocket Guide to Vietnam (Department of Defense, 1971)

Added: 22 Jun 2004[Updated: 20 Oct 2017]
Kevin Sailsbury Collection (1474) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14740000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of books, a movie, and various articles document various aspects of the Vietnam Conflict. All materials date from the post-war period.

Added: 29 Nov 2004[Updated: 22 Jul 2008]
Brian G. Shellum Collection (1479) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14790000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Lieutenant General Vernon A. Walters' autobiography titled Silent Missions documents his military career from 1941 to 1976, which included a stint as Deputy Director of the CIA from 1972 to 1976. The collection also includes an essay written by Brian Shellum titled 'Vernon Walters and the Paris Peace Talks.'

Added: 21 Dec 2004[Updated: 14 Jul 2005]
David D. Schafer Collection (1503) Finding Aid
Item Number: 15030000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Photocopy of Texas Magazine article entitled 'Time and Wars' that discusses Vietnam Veterans visiting the Moving Wall at the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park.

Added: 19 Jan 2005[Updated: 14 Jul 2005]
Gary Shanks Collection (1519) Finding Aid
Item Number: 15190000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Photographs and a photocopy of a memo regarding Air America landing sites in Laos.

Added: 23 Feb 2005[Updated: 05 Apr 2011]
Gil Smith Collection (1532) Finding Aid
Item Number: 15320000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Approximately two linear feet of photographs, two hand-held journals, three Air Cavalry Division magazines and a Tour 365 - USARV Returnee Magazine from 1968, two disassembled Montagnard crossbows, military administrative documents, and a pair of rubber sandals document Gil Smith's tour of duty in Vietnam.

Collection: Gil Smith Collection

Added: 16 Mar 2005[Updated: 07 Dec 2006]
Mr. Gerald Sampont Collection (1538) Finding Aid
Item Number: 15380000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Correspondence and photographs from Gerald Sampont to the Vietnam Archive discussing the role of the U.S. Coast Guard in Vietnam. One DVD copy of local television footage of the 2003 United States Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Point White Reunion and an 8mm film reel of footage taken by Gerald 'Jerry' Sampont aboard the USCGC Point White (WPB-82308) document Sampont's time aboard the ship when he was assigned to the United States Coast Guard Squadron One Division-13 at Cat Lo, Vietnam. One DVD copy of documentary for Discovery Military Channel titled 'Coast Guard at War-Vietnam' in which Sampont is interviewed and his personal 8MM film is used.

Added: 23 Mar 2005[Updated: 02 Oct 2019]
Nancy Miller Saunders Collection (1541) Finding Aid
Item Number: 15410000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Video and audio tape interviews and transcripts conducted and filmed in the 1970s by Nancy Miller Saunders, a filmmaker for the Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW). Also included is a DVD of the film 'Winter Soldier.'

Added: 05 Apr 2005[Updated: 18 Apr 2005]
Robert Vaughan Collection (1562) Finding Aid
Item Number: 15620000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Satarical novel: 'Brandywine's War; Back in Country' by Robert Vaughan.

Added: 03 May 2005[Updated: 03 May 2005]
Amir A. Samardar Collection (1561) Finding Aid
Item Number: 15610000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Proposals on the Ceasefire received by the International Commission of Control and Supervision (ICCS) from the Provisional Revolutionary Government (PRG) ,13 July 1973; Ceasefire Violation Complaint received from the Republic of Vietnam (RVN); Order for Investigation of Ceasefire Violations; Standard Operational Procedure regarding ICCS Communications Message Form and Procedures; Correspondence Management of the ICCS Secretariat; Canadian Security Classification adopted for the ICCS; After 'Observation' Report on the CALTEX Fuel Depot by the Dispatched Team from the Imperial Iranian Military Contingent to the ICCS (translated from Farsi to English by Amir A. Samardar); Photographs taken after the explosion at the CALTEX Fuel Depot; and a 1:250,000 scale map of the area around Saigon.

Added: 04 May 2005[Updated: 14 Jul 2005]
John E. Stallman Collection (1572) Finding Aid
Item Number: 15720000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

A VHS tape containing film footage of the evacuation of Asigon, 29 April 1975; Magazine and newspaper articles concerning the Vietnam War; and a book titled Viet Nam in Flames by Nguyen Man Dan and Nguyen Ngoc Hanh deal with the Vietnam War and its ending in 1975.

Added: 12 May 2005[Updated: 05 Apr 2011]
Theron (Buddy) Sims Collection (1577) Finding Aid
Item Number: 15770000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Slides that document Theron 'Buddy' SIms tours of duty at Bien Hoa, Vietnam (November 1968-November 1969) and a tour at Utopa, Thailand (April-October 1972).

Added: 18 May 2005[Updated: 24 Mar 2006]
Gary Smith Collection (1686) Finding Aid
Item Number: 16860000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of newsclippings, photocopied scrapbooks, a reunion banner, photographs, audio CDs, and newsletters document Gary Smith's service with the 981st Military Police Company in Vietnam. Most materials are in good condition and date from both the war and post-war periods.

Added: 06 Dec 2005[Updated: 02 Oct 2019]
Dr. I. Thomas Sheppard Collection (1705) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17050000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Photographs, awards, audiotapes, film, uniforms, Officer Efficiency Reports, a research paper titled 'The Administration of U. S. Military Assistance to Greece Under the Truman Doctrine,' a Program for the Field Artillery Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Fort Sill, and a Vietnam War Memoir documenting I. Thomas Sheppard's service in the United States Army. Also, personal memoirs and articles written for publication by Sheppard address the issue of women in combat and the workplace.

Added: 12 Dec 2005[Updated: 02 Oct 2019]
Fred Sallee Collection (801) Finding Aid
Item Number: 8010000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Two packs of survival cards: one regarding Southeast Asia wildlife, the other about Southeast Asia plants produced by the Department of the Navy.

Added: 20 Dec 2005[Updated: 20 Dec 2005]
Robert Santo Collection (1723) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17230000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

CD-Rom and printed copy of Robert Santo's diary that he kept while serving at Ubon, Thailand from May 1969-May 1970 in the U.S. Air Force.

Added: 06 Jan 2006[Updated: 16 Nov 2006]
Jeff Seeber Collection (1749) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17490000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

One CD-Rom PowerPoint presentation titled 'Welcome Home' is a tribute to those who served honorably in the United States Armed Forces or in support of our Military anywhere in the world from 1960 to 1975 (from Military Salute Home Page, http://condocat.home.att.net).

Added: 23 Mar 2006[Updated: 23 Mar 2006]
Ed Sinclair Collection (1730) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17300000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Approximately 330 books, both fiction and nonfiction; periodicals; and newspaper clippings covering various aspects of the Vietnam War.

Added: 29 Mar 2006[Updated: 26 Sep 2019]
Jim Stanitz Collection (1768) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17680000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than one linear foot of an audio reel with synopsis of different segments, a super 8 film, slides with accompanying text, news releases, newspapers, photographs, and pamphlets documents Jim Stanitz's service in Southeast Asia with the 7th Airborne Command and Control Squadron form May 1968 to April 1969. The slides, film, and text all relate to an audiovisual presentation given by Stanitz in England in 1970.

Added: 17 Apr 2006[Updated: 25 Sep 2019]
Don Searle Collection (1760) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17600000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Oversized reproductions of the Daily Mirror and Royal Australian News recounts the USS Frank E. Evans/HMAS Melbourne collission of 3 June 1969 from the Australian media perspective.

Added: 21 Apr 2006[Updated: 16 Jul 2019]