Jack F. Sweatte Papers, early 1940s

Manuscript Collection #1276

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Jack F. Sweatte Papers
    Creator: Sweatte, Jack F.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: This collection consists of items taken from a Japanese sailor during World War II when he was taken prisoner after being shipwrecked in the East China Sea off Okinawa. Included is a wallet and its contents and a name seal carved in wood. The wallet contents included Japanese paper money, paper money from Fiji and Vietnam, and a document that might be a Japanese ration book. These items had been in the possession of former U.S. Navy sailor Jack F. Sweatte who served on board the USS San Francisco and the USS Hazard.
    Extent: 0.05 Cubic feet, 1 archival box, consisting of a wallet, paper money, a possible ration book, and a wooden name seal
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    April 15, 2016, (unprocessed), 0.05 cubic feet; This collection consists of items taken from a Japanese sailor during World War II when he was taken prisoner after being shipwrecked in the East China Sea off Okinawa. Included is a wallet and its contents and a name seal carved in wood. The wallet contents included Japanese paper money, paper money from Fiji and Vietnam, and a document that might be a Japanese ration book. These items had been in the possession of former U.S. Navy sailor Jack F. Sweatte who served on board the USS San Francisco and the USS Hazard. Gift of Joel and Mary Sweatte.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Joel and Mary Sweatte

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Jack F. Sweatte Papers (#1276), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

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