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Jeddie P. Brooks Papers

Identifier: TMD186

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a scrapbook with clippings and other memorabilia (ca.1943-1945).


  • circa 1943-1945


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

Jeddie Brooks was born in Massachusetts in 1925 and enlisted in the Army at Springfield, Massachusetts in February 1942. At the time of enlistment he was unmarried, had completed three years of high school and employed as a metalworker. Brooks joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colorado where he was assigned to Company G of the 86th Infantry Regiment, later with Company F of the 85th Infantry Regiment. He also served at Camp Swift, Texas before being sent to Italy. Brooks was twice wounded in action near Tamburini in March 1945 and again near Torre Iussi (Rocca di Roffeno) in April 1945. He received the Bronze Star medal. Brooks died in Savoy, Massachusetts in 2004.


1 oversize folio

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Jeddie Brooks; Gift; 1998.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.


Collection incorporates former TMD scrapbook #46.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.

Jeddie P. Brooks Papers
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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Denver CO 80204 United States