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    • Municipal Airport, Nashville, Tennessee

    • Airports; Airplanes; Transportation facilities; Flags; Celebrations
    • Eastern Airlines airplane pictured in front of the Municipal Airport in Nashville, Tennessee. American and Tennessee flags and red, white & blue bunting decorate the building. A crowd of men in suits stands near the plane.
    • Food Acco

    • Barbed wire; Food; Food supply; Shelving; Counters
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of the food supply area at the camp. On the top, he has written,"And any army travels on its stomach any stomach" On the counter, he has drawn a posted sign listing the specials of...
    • C'est le Guerre

    • Barbed wire; Prisoners; Military personnel; War; Fighting; Firearms
    • This page in Mitchener's diary shows the prisoners and guards seeking cover in a trench; several German guards are pictured shooting guns. Mitchener writes, "Near Priebus, second nite out ---C'est le guerre [It's war] - Down the road, rattled a...
    • Board!

    • Barbed wire; Prisoners; Railroads
    • This page in Mitchener's diary shows a drawing of two train cars with "40 Hommes 8 Cheveaux"(40 men 8 horses) written on one of the cars. Mitchener writes,"As you approach the 'Zug' [train] Yards - Spremburg---'Board!' Fifty-six men per car--Hardly...
    • The Food Closet

    • Barbed wire; Rooms & spaces; Drinking vessels; Pitchers
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of the food closet. A number of cups are hanging from the wall, and a pitcher is on the floor. Mitchener writes, "As you enter the room - life's sustinence (sic) compartment...The...
    • Resting a Bit

    • Barbed wire; Rooms & spaces; Prisoners; Windows; Rugs; Furniture
    • This page in Mitchener's diary shows a bedroom in what appears to be a private home. One prisoner can be seen by the bed, resting. Mitchener writes,"About thirteen hours later & 29 km. -- 'Resting a Bit' - In the hamlet of Freiwaldau, the caravan...
    • The Kitchen

    • Barbed wire; Rooms & spaces; Stoves; Kitchens; Pots & pans
    • This page in Mitchener's diary includes a drawing of the kitchen, in which a large cooking stove is pictured. On top of this image, he has written a number of commonly used phrases, including,"shut the d - ' door!" and "The skillet's dirty again!"...
    • The Cook Shack

    • Barracks; Tree stumps; Barbed wire; Fences
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of several POW barracks within the camp. He has written, "An important item on the top of the page. Below is his drawing of the camp, "The Cook Shack." He includes information...
    • Greetings from the City of Memphis

    • Buildings; Libraries; Monuments; Parks; Cotton; Postage stamps
    • Scenes of Memphis: Cossit Library; Lily Pond, Overton Park; Country Club; Landing at Riverside Park; Handling Cotton; Forest [i.e. Forrest] Monument; Tennessee Trust Building. Two-cent red George Washington postage stamp.
    • Christopher Ammons in 2011

    • Cameras; Men
    • Christopher Ammons on December 19, 2011, at the Montgomery County Archives. He is holding the camera he used in Vietnam. Ammons wears a cap with a patch reading, "1st Infantry 1965-1970 Vietnam." The nickname of the First Infantry Division is the...
    • Dedication

    • Dedications
    • This is the dedication page for Hardy A. Mitchener, Jr.'s journal during his stay as a POW in Germany during World War II. He has dedicated the diary as follows: "To 'Irish': - + and, in spite of everything - Memories of a POW." The "Memories of a...
    • Exit

    • Evacuations; Barbed wire; Prisoners; Fences
    • This page in Mitchener's diary shows the POWs departing the German prison camp. They have not been released, but rather, they are being relocated to another POW camp farther west because of the approaching Russians from the East. Mitchener has...
    • The Red Men's Tepee

    • Exhibitions; Fairs; Centennial celebrations; Exhibition buildings; Commemorations; Historical reenactments; Indigenous peoples; Fraternal organizations; Charitable organizations; Tipis
    • Black and white photograph of the "Red Men's Tepee." Shows a building constructed in the form of a tepee for the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. A small crowd stands at the entrance.

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