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Jack Plasters, WWII Military Records

Identifier: MS-0461

Scope and Contents

Jack Plasters, WWII Military records contains Plaster’s diploma, photos, and World War II military patches and pins. Also included are several scrapbooks documenting Plaster’s 50th high school reunion and his experience in the U.S. Navy while stationed on the U.S.S. Baltimore and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii during World War II.


  • 1940-2002
  • Majority of material found within 1940-1947


Biographical / Historical

Jack Farno Plasters was born in 1922 in Stella, Nebraska. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture in 1947. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1942 and was stationed on the U.S.S. Baltimore and Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Plasters died in Stella, Nebraska in 2006.


1.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

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Related Materials

See also Jack’s sister’s collection, Helen Plasters Nemzek, Student Life Papers (MS 0460)

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries Repository

Archives & Special Collections
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
P.O. Box 884100
Lincoln NE 68588-4100 United States