War correspondents -- United States
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This collection contains materials written by and about Ernie Pyle, an American journalist who was most famous for his World War II columns from the 1940s. The collection also covers his early days as the “Roving Reporter,” his life in Albuquerque and overseas, and his eventual death in Ie Shima, Japan in 1948. There is also much information on various tributes and memorials which occurred after his death, including the opening of the Ernie Pyle Memorial Library in Albuquerque, NM.
Dates: 1928-2009; Majority of material found within 1935-2004
Scope and Content The collection consists of air mail correspondence and telegrams from Pyle's assignment in Okinawa and from an aircraft cruiser in the Pacific Ocean. The cruiser is not named, probably because the name and location would have been classified during the war. A letter from Scripps-Howard informs Dean G.B. Hammond of the UNM Graduate School that the newspaper agency had no more material to contribute to the collection other than the correspondence which was sent. Dr. Marie Pope Wallis donated...
Abstract Collection consists of photographs relating to Pershing's Punitive Expedition into Mexico in 1916.
Scope and Content This collection consists of one scrapbook of newspaper clippings dated June 27, 1916-October 12, 1916. The articles were written by T.E. Hedlund, "war correspondent" for the Boston Globe, covering the 5th and 2nd regiments of the Massachusetts National Guard. The train ride with the troops from Massachusetts to El Paso, Texas is covered in the first few articles. The bulk of the clippings cover the daily camp stories of the 2nd regiment stationed in Columbus, New Mexico. The 2nd regiment was...
Dates: 1916 June 27-1916 Oct. 12