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Creator:Brown, Patricia D.
Title:Colonel Patricia D. Brown papers related to service in Vietnam
Date(s):1966-1967
Call No:MSS 0442
Abstract:Colonel Patricia D. Brown (1929- ) is a retired United States Air Force officer who served as a nurse during a tour of duty in South Vietnam from August 1966[...] to August 1967. The papers ofColonel Patricia D. Brownrelated toservice in Vietnam provide a visual record of Colonel Brown’s tour of duty as an Air Force nurse stationed at Cam Ranh Bay in 1966-1967.
Subjects:Vietnam War, 1961-1975 | Nurses | Military officers | Vietnam--History--20th century
Creator:Mitchell, Littleton P. (Littleton Purnell), 1918-2009
Title:Littleton and Jane Mitchell papers
Date(s):1911-2009
Call No:MSS 0629
Abstract:The Littleton and Jane Mitchell papers document the life and career of the Delaware-based civil rights activist and educator Littleton P. Mitchell (1918-2004) and his wife Jane E. Mitchell (1921-2004).[...] The collection contains material relating to his education, activities as a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, his three decades-long leadership of the Delaware NAACP, his career as a teacher and counselor at Governor Bacon Health Center in Delaware City, and his involvement in a number of organizations. The collection also highlights the career of Jane Mitchell, one of Delaware's first African-American nurses and former director of nursing at the Delaware State Hospital. There are also photographs, slides, and other media documenting the Mitchells' family life as well as their participation in local and national events. The collection also contains a significant amount of the many awards and citations received by Littleton and Jane Mitchell for their achievements. As a whole, the papers explore the professional, personal, and family relationships of an African-American family in the 20th century.
Subjects:Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century | Civil rights movements--Delaware--History--20th century | African Americans--Civil rights--Delaware--History--20th century | Migrant labor--Delaware | More Subjects