William J. Craine Papers
Scope and Contents
Collection contains a bound volume of letters from Craine to his parents, with photographs, newspaper clippings and memorabilia.
- Craine, William J.(William Joseph),1923-2012. (Person)
- Craine, William J. (William Joseph), 1923-2012, (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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
William Joseph "Bill" Craine was born August 7, 1923 in Monongahela, Pa. and enlisted in the Army on January 20, 1943 at Columbus, Ohio. At the time of his enlistment he was unmarried, had complete four years of high school and working as a retail manager. Craige served with the 10th Mountain Division as a member of the 605th Field Artillery Battalion, Battery B stationed at Camp Hale, Colo.; Camp Swift, Tex.; Camp Carson, Colo. and in Italy. During his combat experience, Craine was awarded the Bronze Star Medal at Vidiciatico, Italy on February 15, 1945. He died on August 30, 2012 in Sun City, Ariz.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift;William J. Craine;2007.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Camp Carson (Colo.) -- Archival resources. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Camp Hale (Colo.) -- Archival resources. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Craine, William J. (William Joseph), 1923-2012 -- Archives.
- Military maneuvers -- Cold weather conditions. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Personal papers 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. Field Artillery Battalion, 605th. Battery B. -- Archival resources.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- William J. Craine Papers
- Keli Schmid
- December 31, 2018
- Language of description
- Script of description
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