John G. White, Jr. papers
Scope and Content
This collection contains correspondence written between John G. White, Jr., his mother Eva White, and his future wife Marbelle Ware, while he was deployed during World War II. Of particular note are cards produced specifically to send to servicemen, two Georgia Power newsletters, and a censored letter from White to his mother, dated July 27, 1943. There are also examples of ration books, newspaper clippings regarding White's marriage, and a clipping autographed by Carl Conway.
- 1942-1945, undated
- White, John George (Person)
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This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
John George (Jack) White, Jr. (1918-1988) was born to John George White and Eva Maine Hess. He attended Boys High School and in 1942 enlisted in the Army Air Forces, where he worked as a staff sergeant in the Aleutians Islands. After the war, he worked for the State Department of Labor. White married Anita Marbella Ware (1919-1999), daughter of Edgar Raymond Ware and Marbelle Lula Rogers Ware, in 1947. Additional biographical information about John White has not been determined.
0.42 linear ft. (one document case)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2014.
- John G. White, Jr. papers
- Elizabeth Charlton
- June 2014
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.