Jack Wilson Bair, 1923-2003 [RG5668.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG5668.AM:  Jack Wilson Bair, 1923-2003



Papers:  1920s-1940s

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.:  WWII veteran

Size:  1 folder



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The manuscript portion of the collection consists of misc. items relating to Jack Bair (Lincoln, Neb.), including four letters written from Jack to his parents during his service in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Also included are Jack’s 1942 Lincoln High School diploma; a copy of his Notice of Separation from the U.S. Naval Service; and his U.S. Navy Honorable Discharge certificate.



Note:  The photo component [RG5668.PH] consists of five (5) photograph albums and approximately 140 loose photos. The photo albums relate to the Bair family of Lincoln, Nebraska, ca. 1920s-1950s. The loose photographs include snapshots and studio portraits of various family members and friends of the Bair family.



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



Bair family

Bair, Jack Wilson, 1923-2003

Lancaster County (Neb.)

Lincoln (Neb.)

United States. Navy — Military life

World War II



 



10-05-2009   Revised TMM/tmm

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