Leon W. Jackson Papers, 1941, 1943-1946, 2005

(Manuscript Collection #1059)

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Series 1 :
  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      Autograph album (5/5 - 5/8/1941) compiled by Leon W. Jackson from his acquaintenances at Edwards Military Institute and Pinelands College, Salemburg, NC, 41 p. used out of 56. Also, black & white photographic print of Leon W. Jackson, dated Christmas 1944 2 items.
    • Folder b
      Letters Received (1943) by Lois Jackson Dees (Mrs. Claude E.), Goldsboro, NC, from her brother Pvt. Leon W. Jackson, serving in the U. S. Army, in Company D, 5th Training Battalion, Camp Wheeler, GA; Company A, 7th Battalion, 2nd Replacement Regiment, Ft. Meade, MD; and Infantry APO, New York, NY. 21 items. 61 p.
    • Folder c
      Letters Received (1944) by Lois Jackson Dees (Mrs. Claude E.), Goldsboro, NC, from her brother Pvt. Leon W. Jackson, serving in the U. S. Army, with various Engineer and Infantry units in England and Italy, including Headquarters Company, 12th Replacement Depot; also from Pfc. Jerrold S. Robinson, Company C, 133rd Infantry Regiment, a friend of Leon W. Jackson. 33 items. 169 p.
    • Folder d
      Letters Received (1945) by Lois Jackson Dees (Mrs. Claude E.), Goldsboro, NC, from her brother Pvt. - Cpl. Leon W. Jackson, serving in the U. S. Army, Headquarters Company, 12th Replacement Depot, in England; also, the Special Services Headquarters, Theater Service Forces, European Theater (TSFET) Rear, Paris, France; and TSFET (Main) Frankfurt, Germany. 21 items. 72 p.
    • Folder e
      Letters Received (1945-1946) by Lois Jackson Dees (Mrs. Claude E.), Goldsboro, NC, from her brother Cpl. Leon W. Jackson, serving in the U. S. Army, Special Services, Headquarters, Theater Service Forces, European Theater (TSFET) Main, Frankfurt, Germany; and Miscellaneous items. 10 items. 30 p.
    • Folder f
      Key (2005) to Leon W. Jackson's Correspondence, 1943-1946, by Anthony Roane Dees. 1 item. 10 p. Handwritten mss.
Series 2 :
  • Oversize Folder os1
    • Stars and Stripes, Paris Edition (8/10 & 8/14/1945), re: VJ Day. 2 items. 6 p. Note: Newspapers published for American soldiers in Europe reporting on the Japanese surrender, enclosed by Jackson in letter to his sister.
    • "Homer Ball Remembers WWII: V-Mail: Microfilm Helped People Stay in Touch," by Winkie Lee, Goldsboro, NC News-Argus (9/24/1989), Section D, p. 1. 1 item. 1 p.

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