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Guide to the Laurence Crowley World's Great War for Freedom Roll of Honor Certificate MSS.3419

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

June 2011

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-06-17T14:55-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Laurence Crowley World's Great War for Freedom Roll of Honor Certificate

Unit ID:

MSS.3419

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

1.0 Linear feet

Dates:

after 1943

Abstract:

Large certificate featuring a picture of Laurence Crowley in uniform with the information of the place and date of his enlistment in World War II.

Access Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

Unknown

Preferred Citation:

Laurence Crowley World's Great War Roll of Honor Certificate, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2011

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a large certificate featuring a picture of Laurence Crowley in uniform with the information of the place and date of his enlistment in World War II. The certificate depicts an eagle with wings spread and arrows and an olive branch clutched in its talons above the inset photograph. Below the photograph is a framed area where the name, place and date of enlistment as well as company, regiment and actual service dates can be written in. Only the name, and date and place of enlistment are given.

Biographical/Historical note

Laurence Crowley was born in 1911 in Alabama and enlisted in the United States Army in 1943. He died in 1969.

Certificate Box SC0077 Oversize Folder 3419.01