Dalton Lee Driver World War II Photographs and Postcards
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.
- Driver, Dalton Lee (Photographer, Person)
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.
0.4 Linear Feet (292 photographs and postcards, German marks, French francs, etc.)
Language of Materials
Photographs (including rolled unit photograph), postcards, German marks, French francs, and Special TDY Orders of this west Alabama native.
gift of Patricia Driver, 2014
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Martha Bace, 2014
- Guide to the Dalton Lee Driver World War II Photographs and Postcards
- August 2014
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