Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Veterans Oral History Project
Abstract The Veterans History Project is an initiative of the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress that was created through an act of the United States Congress in 2000. The local efforts to interview and record veteran oral histories as a part of the Veterans History Project were taken up by several volunteers including this collection’s donor and Ypsilanti Rotary Club volunteer, William “Bill” Vollano and Eastern Michigan University Professor of History JoEllen Vinyard. For over a...
Dates: 2004 - 2020
Michigan State Normal School Civil War Veterans collection
Abstract The Michigan State Normal School Civil War Veterans collection documents the alumni and students from MSNS who participated in the Civil War. Each individual's folder holds different information ranging from what side of the battle they fought on, which battles they fought in, photographs of the person's grave, records of wounds or death, letters, diaries, and what they did after the war. The date range associated with each name refers to the time period they...
Dates: 1861 - 1866
North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary School records
Abstract The North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and Secondary School is an independent organization whose goal it is to set a standard for educational institutions to follow for accreditation. This standard is met and maintained by an institution of higher learning in order to receive and hold accreditation. The North Central Association was organized in 1895 at a meeting of 36 administrators of schools, colleges, and universities located in seven midwestern states. The...
Dates: 1960 - 1980
Veterans Administration Program records
Abstract The Veterans Administration Program records are the administrative files associated with the enrollment of veterans in the 1920s, 1940s and 1950s at Michigan State Normal College, Eastern Michigan College and Eastern Michigan University. The majority of materials are associated with those students taking advantage of benefits associated with the Vocational Rehabilitation Act (Public Law 16) and Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 (P.L. 78-346), known...
Dates: 1921 - 1962; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1956