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John F. Johnson papers

Guide to the John F. Johnson papers

Collection number: HMC-1105.
Creator: Johnson, John F.
Title: John F. Johnson papers.
Dates: 1942-1945.
Volume of collection: 0.02 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Papers relating to a U.S. Army serviceman’s time at Dutch Harbor.

Biographical note:
John F. Johnson was born in 1920 in Ohio. He enlisted into the Army in August, 1942 as a Private and was discharged as a Sergeant in October 1945. He served for just over two years with the Coast Artillery in Alaska as well as with the Army Ground Forces headquarters.

Collection description:
The collection consists of photographic materials, documents and Mr. Johnson’s dog tags. The photographs relate primarily to the scenery and personnel at Dutch Harbor. The documents include copies of orders, information regarding photograph developing, a baggage inventory, and other collected articles and writings about the war.

Arrangement: The materials were retained in the order in which they were given to the Archives.

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

Rights note: Some materials in the collection may be subject to copyright not held by the Archives.

Preferred citation: John F. Johnson papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Related materials: For a listing of many of the collections held by Archives and Special Collections relating to World War II in Alaska, please see our subject guide.

Acquisition note: This collection was given to the Archives in 2011 and 2012 by Gustavo Hoefs who had received it from John F. Johnson.

Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2012.

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