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Assorted Papers 2

 Record Group
Identifier: Mss 48-002

Scope and Contents

Folder titles:

Col Earnest Miller POW papers

"40 documents of our American Heritage" WCCO television

Poster: US Army in WWII European-North African-Mediterranean Theaters 1942-45

News clippings Duluth National Guard ca 1950

Afghan election ballet incl Hamid Karzi

ID card, A. Byers, Camp Claiborne LA, 125th Field Artillery 92.59

Copy of sketch of Bridge at Remagan

Armored Force, Armoraiders Pictorial Sketch Book magazine

News clippings:

- Cold War veteran Jim Parent Fort Ripley

- Little Falls brothers remembered for heroism, Robert C. and John L. LeBlanc

- Bringing honor to his family name, Walter Tanaka

Minnesota National Guard, Military Support of Civil Defense Plan 1982

Beacons of Freedom Honoring Lighthous Residents Who Have Served Our Country brochure. 2015. Clair Roth, Duane Jacobs, kenneth Stiles, George Fishwick, james Geyen, Paul Steiner, Bob Foster, Sydney C. Reed, Anne Hedemark, Harry C Johnson, Marvin Bjorlin, William E. Ewald, Vern Strong, Walter Swartzer

Gopher Oversea'r newsletter reprint, March 1984, June 1972, Dec 1958

National Guard Civil-Military folder:

- The National Guard as a Federal Force by John Gulick 1930

- Civil Authority - Military Authority FD McCarthy 1944, paper for Camp Ripley school

- Armed Forces Talk 251, The Citizen-Serviceman-An American Tradition, 1948?

WWII Army award general orders, 5th Army, 34th Infantry Division, includes GO20 Air Medals, GO21 Soldier's Medals, GO33 Dist Service Cross and Silver Star, GO35 Dist Service Cross, GO47 Soldier's Medals, GO47 Soldier's Medal, etc.

USS Essex, Paducah, Gopher photos and research

Army Reserve decal

3rd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Inactivation Ceremony program 1994

Activation Ceremony, 6th Infantry Division program, FOrt Snelling, 1989

Schofield Barracks Hawaii guides 1999

We've Been There Before article, 88th, 34th Division, Yugoslavia

Minneapolis Jaycees Air Show program incl. MNNG 1920 Curtiss Oriole photo, article

I'll Never Forget, WWII memoiire Lester Wesley Young 1994

8x10 group photo, 161st Infantry, 41st Infantry Division

(19) 4x6 photos of ship "Pomona Victory" WWII, addressed to Jerome J Thomalla? Bowlus, Minn. 1946

Pfc David L. Williams papers, WWII personnel records

Operations Virginia, March-June 1862, pencil drawn map, looks like a class project, not ca 1862

R, Miller papers, Germany map overlays, Command and Genral Staff College

88th Division in France map, ca. 1944. 2014.85.4

MNNG memo, Reorganization Ceremony, 47ID. 18 Dec 1952

Letter, Francis Merlin Cox, killed in P36A plane crash Oct 30 1941. Company C, C.M.T.C. Fort Snelling Minn. 1936

Mark Stahly photos, (7) photo at Llano Grande Texas, 1916.

Unit programs: Co C 1st Regiment MNG 1908. (2) Co H First Regiment 1908. Battery A First Field Artillery MNG 1909. 3rd Infantry Bulletin 1912.

GI Bill of Rights brochure 1944

Bataan Uncensored newspaper clippings of serialized book by Col Ernest Miller.

GEN Eisenhower Victory press release

Short Course to Rotation, ca. 1945, 2-page humrous guidance for soldiers returning from South Pacific.

The Paris Island BOOT. USMC newsletter, Sept 9, 1944.

960th Air Base Security Battalion booklet, 12 pages. 1943. Santa Rosa, Calif.

MIA corrspondance, Larry Maurer, Marine Corps League, 1974. Hubert H Humphrey letter.

125th Field Artillery strip maps. 1941. Duluth Minn. to Camp Claibirne LA

1880-1890s documets: Col Bobletr letter, 2nd Regt, Faribault, Company I change of command, 1892; St Peter Light Guards enlistment roster, 1882; Co I 2nd Regt enlistment roster, 1888; Treasurer's report, Co I, 1889.

Narrative History, 151st Field Artillery Battalion, approx. 40 typed pages, ca. 1945

"My Story by John J. Hummel" 194th Tank Bn. Bataan POW, 30 pages, spiral bound.

"Company A 194th Tank Battalion Survivors Stories" 229 pages spiral bound.

The National Guard Magazine, Aug-Oct 1914, Jan, March, April 1915, May, Oct 1916.

Illustrated map, Operations of the 12th Armored Division 5 Dec 1944 to May 1945.

7th Armored Division newspaper clippings. Robert L Larson collection. 2013.53.13

Sutherland, Gordon L. papers, US Forces Europe, late 1940s.

5205th Maneuver Area Command unit history and admin papers, Minneapolis, Ca. 2007

Swanson, Ken collection. 88th Infantry Division. WWII Italian documents, wine labels, "Cody Call, SS Cody Victory" newsletter. news clippings, German army maps of Italy. German papers.

"US Merchant Marine Veterans of WWII Viking Chapter of Minnesota" papers.

"Norway Today" book 1970. With documets and correspondance, MG Moeglein, COL Hohncke

Record of 33rd Division Artillery Survey Operations, Camp Ripley 1957. Incl. Ripley range map

Recruiting collateral, Army and Air National Guard, 1998

8th Army Korea handbook "Here's The Depot" Incl. maps, camp info, etchings of US and Korean activites, chow hall menus

Surface, Mike/Mark? GWOT collection: ID badge PGA Championship 2004; Sen Paul Wellstone memorial servcie program; 1BCT 34ID Personal Combat Readiness brochures; What You Need to Know About Smallpox Vaccine brochure

Billadeao, Donald papers: War Ration Books; ID cards; OPA Blue and Red Point ration coins

Selective Service booklet, 1945

Rosenthal, Lois letters. (6) v-mail letters from Pvt Louis Rosenthal, HQ 1st Bn 332 Engineers, 1942-43

Polish deserter documents, found in map case (forwarded to Collections), 168th Infantry 34ID, WWII, 2022.013

Christmas card, Vietnam, 1968

Operation Skyhook reearch papers, Camp Ripley 1952 baloon launch


  • 1917 - 2000
  • Event: Donor unknown unless otherwise noted. No accession number unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Use

MMVM does not hold copyright to this collection. We recognize that it is incumbent upon the researcher to procure permission to publish information from this collection from the owner of the copyright.

Biographical / Historical

All material was found in collection without donor information.


1.5 Linear Feet (Single banker's box with subfolders.)

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Repository Details

Part of the Minnesota Military & Veterans Museum Repository

Minnesota Military and Veterans Museum
Camp Ripley
15000 Highway 115
Little Falls MN 56345 United States