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George E. Jackson photographs

Guide to the George E. Jackson photographs

Collection number: HMC-0949.
Creator: Jackson, George E.
Title: George E. Jackson papers.
Dates: 1943-1945.
Volume of collection: 0.02 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Photographs from a 205th Engineers soldier who served on Attu Island.

Biographical note:
George E. Jackson was a soldier in the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers during World War II. He served with the 205th Engineers Battalion and was stationed on Attu Island in the Aleutians. In 1945, Jackson was later stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas.

Collection description:
The collection consists of the World War II era photographs and identification card of George E. Jackson. The collection contains 57 original black and white prints and a base pass with Jackson’s photograph. Subjects of the photographs include: George Jackson and fellow soldiers at Attu; historical signs on Attu concerning the Battle of Attu and the Little Falls Cemetery; the base church; an aircraft flight simulator; and area scenery. The identification card was issued to Jackson at Fort Riley, Kansas, on February 14, 1945.

Arrangement: Collection photographs are sorted by size.

Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Copyright status of the collection materials is unknown.

Preferred citation: George E. Jackson photographs, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: This collection was purchased by the Archives in 2007.

Processing information: This collection was arranged and described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2007. The guide was updated to current standard by Arlene Schmuland in 2015.

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