Creator

Date Original

1940-1944

Description

This collection contains two CDs containing photographs, poems, programs, a prayer book for soldiers and sailors, honorable discharge papers, and religious leaflets.

Biographical/Historical Note

This is a digital collection of letters and documents pertaining to the life of black soldier named Lewis J. Jackson who was stationed in the Philippines and the Netherlands, East Indies, Louisiana and California from 1940 to 1944. These letters were mailed to his wife, Grace Nannette White Jackson, who lived and taught school in Crossett, Arkansas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Crossett, Ashley County (Ark.); California; Louisiana; Philippines; Netherlands; East Indies

Language

English

Identifier

BHC.001.003

Resource Type

Text

Collection

"A Soldier's Heart: From Philippines to Arkansas" grant project report, BHC.001.003

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

"A Soldier's Heart: From Philippines to Arkansas" grant project report, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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