Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.2862
Overview Arch Alfred Moore Jr. (b. 1923) served two consecutive terms as Governor of West Virginia from 1969-1977 and a third term from 1985-1989. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection for governor in 1988. Previously, he was elected as a Republican to five terms in the United States House of Representatives, serving from January 3, 1957-January 3, 1969. He was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-first Congress in 1968. He died on January 7, 2015, in Charleston, WV. The Arch A. Moore...
Collection Number: A&M.4138
Scope and Contents Family papers compiled by Katherine Williams of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia. Most of the papers are of the James H. Taylor family of Clarksburg, West Virginia dating from the 19th century. There are also records of the Irwin family including a genealogy, and the Civil War letters of private George Irwin, a soldier in Company F, 95th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Other families documented include the Redman and Summers families. The collection includes letters, autograph books, family...
Dates: ca. 1840-2005
Collection Number: A&M.3745
Overview Resume (2 pages) and personal memoir (18 pages) of Louis George Sarris, a West Virginian from Wheeling who worked for the U.S. State Department, serving as Chief of the Southeast Division during the Vietnam War era. The memoir discusses his family's immigrant roots in Greece and their life in America (ca. 1920 to 2000), including his father's work as a coal miner in West Virginia. It also touches on the career of Louis George Sarris.
Collection Number: A&M.3198
Overview A roll of honor containing a listing of those students of West Virginia University who were killed during U.S. involved conflicts in the twentieth century. There are listings for World War I, World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. There is also a biographical insert for Joseph P. Bongiorni, the lone University fatal casualty of Operation Desert Storm.