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Purple Heart medal that was awarded to James Carlton Owens, with the original mailing container, 1945

 Item — Box: 2, Item: 1

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This collection consists predominantly of letters from James Carlton Owens to his parents, wife, and children written during his Naval service in World War II. Also included are a letter from Rosa Lee Owens to James C. Owens, telegrams to the family from the military confirming the death of Owens, sympathy letters, military memorabilia, medals (including the Purple Heart), books, and certificates.

Dates

  • 1945

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Extent

From the Collection: 1.70 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository

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