Samuel T. Thomas Collection
Collection contains VHS cassette tapes documenting reunion activities in the United States and Europe
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 permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The imply 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
Samuel Terrell Thomas was born in Magnolia, Arkansas January 11, 1926. He was raised on a cotton farm and graduated from Magnolia High School in May 1943. He was accepted into the Army’s Specialized Training Program (ASTP) and assigned to Texas Tech University. He received his basic training at Camp Robinson, Arkansas. When the ASTP program was terminated, Thomas was assigned to the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Swift, Texas. He served with I Company, 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment. Thomas attained the rank of Private First Class and received the Combat Infantryman Badge for his combat service in Italy. Following the War, Thomas returned to run the family cotton farm and to work for Beatrice Foods. Thomas married Ann Keese in 1946. They reared two children and have three grandchildren. Thomas passed away on March 11, 2011 in Magnolia, Arkansas.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift; Ann K. Thomas; 2016.
- Samuel T. Thomas Collection
- Keli Schmid
- October 15, 2020
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