Martin, Military Folklore, 1954 - 1971
Scope and Contents
Contains multiple photocopies of excerpts from Vietnam war informant interviews. The collection was originally compiled by Charles E. Martin and was retrieved from the Folklore Archive at Western Kentucky University. Each excerpt demonstrates the folklore that was present in soldier culture of the Vietnam War. The informants discuss good luck charms, superstitions, particular characters they came across and being wounded. Also included is some biographical information of the informants. The collection is labelled [1974-54?], otherwise there is no date range indicated.
- 1954 - 1971
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From the Fonds: 100 linear_centimeters (Hutt Valley Independent and Upper Hutt Advertiser (2009.044) has been given a call number (DU401.1 H982) and is located on the Atlas shelving.)
Language of Materials
- Folklore Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- informant Subject Source: Local sources
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