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Joseph R. Kane Papers

Identifier: M2267

Content Description

Black and white photographs of Kane at Camp Hale were originally sent to Sally Fricke Oesterling at the Blizzard


  • 1942


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

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Biographical / Historical

Joseph R. Kane was born on August 23, 1911 in Johnstown, New York to John and Bridget Kane. He registered for the United States draft on October 16, 1940 at the age of 29. Kane was drafted on June 27, 2942 and assigned to Company E, 86th Infantry Regiment Medical Battalion (or possibly the 10th Mountain Division Quartermasters Medical Detachment). Kale trained at Camp Hale before transferring out of the 10th Mountain Division and deploying to the China Burma India Theater (CBI), where he attained the rank of 1st Lieutenant. Kane passed away on June 22, 2004.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Sally Fricke Oesterling; 2021.

Condition Description

Photos have stains, creases, and tears

Joseph R. Kane Papers
Keli Schmid
March 21, 2022
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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