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Kenneth Berube (Class of 1966) oral history and papers relating to the Vietnam War

Call Number: AMS-1U-B10
Overview: Kenneth Allen Berube (1943-1967), Class of 1966, is honored on Panel 24E, Row 99 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, in Washington, D.C. and on Brown University’s War Memorial, installed on the Ruth J. Simmons Quadrangle, near Soldier's Arch. This collection contains photocopies of official papers and low-quality images documenting Berube’s military career, and personal recollections of two Marines who served with him in Vietnam.
Dates: 1965-2010

Brown University War Memorial dedication records

Call Number: AMS-1MS-W1
Overview: The War Memorial dedication records is a collection of addresses and a program for the dedication services for the War Memorial held at Brown University on May 25, 1997. The services included addresses on World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.
Dates: 1997-1997

Michael J. Carley (Class of 1962) oral history and papers relating to the Vietnam War

Call Number: AMS-1U-C13
Abstract: This collection contains biographical information about Michael John Carley (Brown University Class of 1962), who was killed in action (KIA 670227) while copiloting a helicopter mission in the Vietnam War. Carley had flown 320 missions, entitling him to 16 Air Medals. A large part of the collection is in the form of an oral history and other recollections by his widow, Connie Worthington (Brown University/Pembroke Class of 1968). Worthington talks about their days as students at Brown...
Dates: 1964-2014

Harold F. Chorney (Class of 1961) oral history and papers relating to the Vietnam War

Call Number: AMS-1U-C12
Overview: This collection contains the 2011 oral history interview of Harold F. Chorney (Class of 1961) by Professor Elizabeth Taylor and supplementary biographical materials as part of the Vietnam Vets Oral History Project. His recollections concentrate on the years 1957 to 1976 and include Brown University days as proctor of Plantation House and Air Force ROTC, survival school training, flying for the Military Air Transport Squadron transporting cargo, Air Evacuation, “embassy runs,” 37 Vietnam...
Dates: 1958-2011

Ross W. Fenton (Class of 1969) papers relating to the Vietnam War

Call Number: AMS-1U-2016-018
Overview: This collection comprises letters and documents from Ross W. Fenton (Class of 1969) mostly relating to his service in Vietnam (1967-1968) as a Petroleum Products Analyst in the Quartermaster Battalion 64, 512th Quartermaster Company based at Camp Red Ball, a small base camp near Go Vap, a Saigon suburb. The collection includes U.S. Army recruiting brochures (1964-1965), military documents and Service Medals and ribbons relating to his military service, papers related to his involvement with...
Dates: 1959-2011, bulk 1959-1975

James K. Gardner (Class of 1965) oral history and papers relating to the Vietnam War

Call Number: AMS-1U-G8
Overview: This collection contains an oral history interview of James K. Gardner (Class of 1965) by Professor Elizabeth Taylor on January 28, 2011 as part of the Vietnam Veteran's oral history project at Brown University. In the interview he relates his memories of Brown University during his undergraduate and graduate school days, noting how thing changed from 1965 to 1968. A majority of the interview focuses on his experiences as a Lieutenant in the Navy's Civil Engineer Corps before and during his...
Dates: 2011

Vincent F. Geremia, Jr. (Class of 1959) collection relating to the Vietnam War

Call Number: AMS-1U-2016-032
Overview: The JPEG images in this collection are from the tour of duty in Vietnam of LCDR Vincent F. Geremia, Jr., M.D. (Brown Class of 1959), where he served in the Medical Service Corps, US Navy, 1st Marine Division as a physician from 1967-1968. They include images of his hospital facilities (Chu Lai and Da Nang) and environs, and scenes in local villages (Sam Hi), the countryside, and in the city of Da Nang.
Dates: 1967 March - 1968 January

Geoffrey C. Getman (Class of 1965) oral history and papers relating to the Vietnam War

Call Number: AMS-1U-G9
Overview: This collections contains materials about the life of Geoffrey Charles Getman (Class of 1965) and his service in the Army during the Vietnam War. The materials were collected as part of the Vietnam Veterans Archive project by Professor Beth Taylor. Getman trained as an Infantry Captain, but after receiving serious wounds in January 1968, recovering, and receiving a purple heart, was assigned to desk jobs thereafter. His last position in Vietnam was as XO of LRRP company E/20 LRRP (Long Range...
Dates: 1967-2010

John Henry Hartman (Class of 1964) memoir relating to the Vietnam War

Call Number: AMS-1U-H13
Overview: This collection contains a typed memoir written by John H. Hartman for his children and grandchildren about his experiences during the Vietnam War. He titled it: “Once a Marine - 1 June 1964 to 31 December 1969.” The memoir starts with his Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) scholarship at Brown University then discusses his training in the United State Marine Corps as a helicopter pilot, his experiences during his tour of duty in Vietnam flying H-46 helicopters as a member of Marine...
Dates: 2009-2012

John Birch Society pamphlets

Call Number: Ms-2014-001
Abstract: The John Birch Society pamphlets consist primarily of pamphlets and reprints of magazine articles that reflect right-wing political views on such issues as the Civil Rights movement, the protests against the war in Vietnam during the 1960's, communism, drug use, popular music and culture, pornography, race relations, and sex education in American schools. Most were published or reprinted by the John Birch Society. The pamphlets are dated from 1928 to 1990, but most are dated between 1960 and...
Dates: 1928-1990, bulk 1960-1970