Preliminary Guide to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 3469 Colfax, Washington, Scrapbooks
MS.2003.06

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 3469, Colfax, WA, Scrapbooks
ID
MS.2003.06
Date [inclusive]
1940-1946
Extent
2.0 Linear feet 2 boxes
Location Note
(MASC Staff Use: 2-4-24-1)
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English.

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Biographical/Historical note

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) was created by veterans of the Spanish-American War and the Philippine Insurrection in order to provide assistance and representation for military veterans, which had not been available previously. The VFW has helped establish educational, medical, and legal services to millions of foreign war veterans. Chapters of the VFW can be found all over the United States. (see: http://www.vfw.org/home)

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains five scrapbooks from the World War II period, created by members of VFW Post 3469 of Colfax, Washington. Two of the scrapbooks consist of newspaper clippings about events in the Pacific Theater and stories of service men and women, including some from eastern Washington and northern Idaho. The three other scrapbooks pertain to the European and North African Theaters.

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Organization of Collection

This is an unprocessed collection. It has not yet been arranged.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Phillip Young and Jerry Coker to the Washington State University Libraries in 2003 (MS 2003-06).

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. Post No. 3469 (Colfax, WA).

Geographic Name(s)

  • Colfax (Wash.) -- History -- Sources

Subject(s)

  • Veterans -- Societies, etc. -- Washington (State)
  • World War, 1939-1945

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