Military Affairs and Conflict

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Eager Eagle (Vol. 1, No. 21)
October 2, 1943

Army Air Corps Cadets from the 32nd College Training Detachment published the Eager Eagle while stationed at Dickinson College in 1943.

Eager Eagle (Vol. 1, No. 22)
October 9, 1943

Army Air Corps Cadets from the 32nd College Training Detachment published the Eager Eagle while stationed at Dickinson College in 1943.

Eager Eagle (Vol. 1, No. 23)
October 16, 1943

Army Air Corps Cadets from the 32nd College Training Detachment published the Eager Eagle while stationed at Dickinson College in 1943.

Eager Eagle (Vol. 1, No. 24)
October 23, 1943

Army Air Corps Cadets from the 32nd College Training Detachment published the Eager Eagle while stationed at Dickinson College in 1943.

Eager Eagle (Vol. 1, No. 25)
October 30, 1943

Army Air Corps Cadets from the 32nd College Training Detachment published the Eager Eagle while stationed at Dickinson College in 1943.

S.S. Dickinson Victory, Launch Program
February 9, 1945

This program is for the launch of the S.S. Dickinson Victory on February 9, 1945.

Location: Dickinson Victory Dropfile

Subject: Military Affairs and Conflict

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1940-1959

Letter from Whitfield Bell Jr. to Mr. & Mrs. J. Wesley Potter
June 6, 1945

Whitfield Jenks Bell Jr. writes to Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Potter from Belsen Concentration Camp in Germany about some of his experiences during World War II and the current conditions in Europe. "There is no peace in Europe today; and from everyone’s [ hating?] Hitler, they have now all turned to...

Location: I-BellW-2000-1

Subject: International Affairs, Military Affairs and Conflict

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1940-1959

The Spahr Lectures (Vol. 4)
1970

Publisher: York, PA: York Composition Company, Inc.

Volume 4 of the Boyd Lee Spahr Lectures in Americana series includes essays from scholars that focus on various aspects of Dickinson College's history.

Table of Contents:

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LGBT History Logo
July 30, 2013

Larry Lee Thomas was born in Burnham, Pennsylvania in 1941, living there for at least 19 years before spending four years in the military, and shortly thereafter moving to the nearby city of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. After his first experience dating another man through a 20-year relationship,...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Thomas, Larry - 112

Subject: LGBT History, Military Affairs and Conflict, Personal and Family Life

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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November 12, 2013

Julie Lobur was born in New Kensington, Pennsylvania in 1955 and moved to Harrisburg in 1970. She received her bachelor’s degree from Penn State and added a master’s degree in computer science in 2003. Julie briefly served in the military in 1983 where she met her wife Marla, but was discharged...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Lobur, Julie - 068

Subject: LGBT History, Military Affairs and Conflict, Personal and Family Life

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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December 3, 2014

Jerre Freiberg was raised in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. His family has close ties to the Lutheran Church, and he has remained affiliated with the church throughout his life. Jerre attended Elizabethtown College for two years before leaving to join the Navy. He remained in the Navy for 22 years,...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Freiberg, Jerre - 039

Subject: Health and Medicine, LGBT History, Military Affairs and Conflict, Personal and Family Life

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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March 22, 2015

Lindsay Snowden was born in Pittsburgh on March 15, 1976. Lindsay worked a bunch of odd jobs and has had an entrepreneurial spirit since a young age. Lindsay joined the military when sirb was 17. Lindsay realized after moving to Harrisburg that sirb would not be welcome in the military due to...

Location: LGBT oral history - Snowden, Lindsay - 110

Subject: LGBT History, Military Affairs and Conflict, Sport and Recreation, Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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August 16, 2017

Amanda Porter was born in 1950 in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. Amanda Porter is a trans woman and transgender rights educator and activist. In this interview, Amanda repeats her goal of wanting to make transgender people visible everywhere. She discusses her time in the Air Force and in college,...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Porter, Amanda - 093

Subject: LGBT History, Military Affairs and Conflict, Personal and Family Life

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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November 28, 2017

Melita McCully was born on December 11, 1952 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. After the death of her father, Melita moved to Florida with her family and became both the breadwinner and the caretaker of her six brothers and sisters, mother and grandmother. As a teenager, Melita volunteered when she...

Location: LGBT Oral History - McCully, Melita - 079

Subject: LGBT History, Military Affairs and Conflict, Personal and Family Life

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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August 8, 2018

Joe Christ was born in 1927 with Klinefelter syndrome and assigned male at birth. The seventh of eight children, Christ was placed into an orphanage during the Great Depression where they stayed until age 18. Two weeks later, Christ was drafted into the Army and fast-tracked to work as a stool...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Christ, Joe - 017

Subject: LGBT History, Military Affairs and Conflict, Personal and Family Life

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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