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Southport High School World War II veterans portrait photographs

 Collection — Folder: OBE021
Identifier: OBE021

Scope and Contents

This collection contains seven boards of soldiers' portrait photographs from Southport, Indiana who served in World War II. They were previously displayed at Southport High School.


  • circa 1941-1945

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Historical Note

The Second World War lasted from 1939 until 1945. Many countries were involved and joined one of two sides: Allies or Axis. The United States entered the war after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in December 1941. Around 338,000 men from Indiana fought in World War II.


0.15 Cubic Feet (1 extra-large oversize folder)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Joseph N. Bowles on 2020/08/04.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2021/12/08 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2021/12/08 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid revised 2022/11/02 by Brittany Kropf.
Southport High School World War II veterans portrait photographs
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.