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John G. White, Jr. papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS1055

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


Conditions Governing Access

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Administrative/Biographical History

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

Gift, 2012

Related Archival Materials

Visual materials have been separated from the collection. Please contact an archivist for access to these materials.

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2014.
John G. White, Jr. papers
Elizabeth Charlton
June 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305