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Daniel C. Jones Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2569

Scope and Contents


Soldier. Letters (1941-1944) from Daniel C. Jones to his mother, Mrs. Cecelia Jones, Kent, Ohio, during the time period of April 19, 1943 through April 6, 1944. Daniel Jones was in military training at the Army Air Forces Technical School at Seymour Johnson Field, North Carolina (April-June 1943), at Peterson Field, Colorado Springs, Colorado (August-September 1943), and at Will Rogers Field, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (October 1943-April 1944). Jones' letter describes his basic training, daily routine, family relations, and kidney and psychological problems including visits to the hospital, an operation, and his eventual medical discharge. The collection also includes one letter dated October 8, 1941 from an unidentified airman, who was at the Alabama Institute of Aeronautics, Inc., Tuscaloosa, Alabama. This letter describes in detail the aeronautics course he was taking to qualify as a pilot.


  • 1941-1944


Restrictions on Access

Available for public access.


.1 ft. (.1 ft.)

Language of Materials


Ownership and Custodial History

Purchase from Charles Applebaum, Booksellers.

Description rules
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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States