Andrew William Johnson Jr. Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains correspondence, photographs, a diary, books, stationery set, newspaper clippings, dog tags and other items of Andrew William Johnson Jr. of Louisville, Kentucky, during the 1940s while he was in the Army. There is a handmade memento booklet with poems and newspaper articles inserted, and both the diary and daybook have newspaper clippings inside. The folder of photographs is mainly of Johnson and what appears to be the women of his family (mother, grandmother, aunt?). There are group photos of military units of which Johnson was a part.
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Biographical / Historical
Andrew William Johnson Jr. was born on 10 October 1909 in Louisville, Kentucky, to Andrew W. Johnson and Mary Plenge Johnson. He was a private (later corporal) in the Army during World War II, but was stationed at the Headquarters and Headquarter Companies of the 1534th and 1560th Service Command Units at Fort Benjamin Harrison and Camp Atterbury in Indiana throughout the war. He worked for the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company after the war. He died on 10 June 1981.
0.4 Linear Feet (photographs, journals, correspondence, and dog tags)
Language of Materials
Correspondence, photographs, diary, books, stationery set, newspaper clippings, and dog tags of Andrew William Johnson Jr. of Louisville, Kentucky, during the 1940s, before and after he was in the Army.
Donated by Wade Hall, 2006
Martha Bace, 2010
- Guide to the Andrew William Johnson Jr. Papers
- February 2009
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