Franklin O. Mjaatvedt Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains an assorment of original and copy photographs of: Camp Hale and the "D-series, " Riva Ridge, Italian Campaign, Post-war occupation of Northern Italy, U.S. Army Signal Corps (1943-1945, 1947); John Paul Jones Memorial, Utah (1999); 10th Mountain Division participation at the Winter Olympics, Salt Lake City, Utah (2001).
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Franklin Mjaatvedt was born in Norway in 1916. Although he was not yet a U.S. citizen, he had completed two years of high school and was working as a hotel clerk when he enlisted in the Army in Salt Lake City, Utah on April 4, 1943. Mjaatvedt joined the 10th Mountain Division while it was engaged in mountain and winter warfare training at Camp Hale, Colo. he was assigned to the 86th Infantry Regiment, Company A. Later, he served at Camp Swift, Tex. and engaged in combat operations in Italy. During the Po River battle, Mjaatvedt received the Bronze Star Medal.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift; Frank Mjaatvedt; 2008.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Camp Hale (Colo.) -- Archival resources. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Color photographs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Copy prints Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Military maneuvers -- Cold weather conditions. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Mjaatvedt, Franklin C., 1916- -- Archives.
- National Association of the 10th Mountain Division, Inc.
- Ski troops. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 86th.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Franklin O. Mjaatvedt Papers
- Keli Schmid
- Language of description
- Script of description