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Dalton Lee Driver World War II Photographs and Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4019

Scope and Contents

The collection contains snapshots taken by Dalton L. Driver while he was stationed in Europe during World War II. There are also postcards (some depicting World War I images), French and German paper money, and a mimeographed set of orders for travel arrangements for temporary duty. The collection also includes a rolled photograph of Driver's unit while at Camp Campbell, Kentucky, in 1944.

Dates

  • 1944-1945

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Dalton Lee Driver, son of Walter William and Dollie Amberson Winters Driver, was born on January 15, 1920, in Pickens County, Alabama. He served in Europe during World War II as part of the Sixteenth Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron (Mechanized) in 1944 and 1945. He married Era Maudine Shirley and had at least one daughter, Patricia. Driver died on March 19, 2000, in Gordo, Alabama.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (292 photographs and postcards, German marks, French francs, etc.)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Photographs (including rolled unit photograph), postcards, German marks, French francs, and Special TDY Orders of this west Alabama native.

Provenance

gift of Patricia Driver, 2014

General

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Processed by

Martha Bace, 2014

Creator

Source

Title
Guide to the Dalton Lee Driver World War II Photographs and Postcards
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
August 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500