Jack W. Mitchell Papers
Scope and Contents
Collection contains photocopies of correspondence, propaganda flyer and photographs (1943-1945).
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Jack W. Mitchell was born on October 17, 1924 in Wellston, Okla. and enlisted in the Army on July 7, 1943 at Portland, Ore. At the time of enlistment, he was unmarried, had completed two years of high school and working on transportation equipment. Mitchell joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he was assigned to Company D of the 126th Engineers. He also served at Camp Swift, Tex. and in Italy. Mitchell attained the rank of Private First Class. He died in Portland, Ore. on January 5, 2008.
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Stephen Mitchell, 2000.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Mitchell, Jack W., 1924-2008 -- Archives.
- Personal papers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Photographs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Ski troops. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Mountain Engineer Battalion, 126th -- Archival resources.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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