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Papers, letters, and photographs

 File — Box: SC1900-1949.012, Folder: 4196.01

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The collection is made up of originals and photocopies of a variety of documents from Camp Aliceville, the POW camp in Aliceville, Alabama, during World War II. Included are a "pocket" calendar for 1945, and a photocopy of a certificate for the second place winner of a race during the camp's Sportsfest in 1945. There are also letters home in German and a "Card of Capture for Prisoners of War", as well as a letter written to the mayor of Aliceville in 1947 by a former POW, asking for pictures of the town. Also included is a draft of an undated speech given by a former POW at a reunion in Aliceville. Finally there are several photographs and negatives of the POWs working and relaxing in the camp. Also included in these materials is a program for Aliceville's Golden Jubilee on October 24, 1952, and a sheet of twenty "POW-MIA Never Forgotten" $0.32 cent stamps.


  • 1943-1995


From the Collection: 0.01 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266