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Vietnam War, 1961-1975

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Use for: Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

American Indian Oral History and Omaha Folklore Project Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0018
Scope and Contents The American Indian Oral History and Omaha Folklore Project Oral History Collection contains oral history interviews of Native Americans in Omaha, Nebraska as well as interviews collected as part of a program called the Oral History Collection of the Omaha Folklore Project. The interviews cover the cultures and personal histories of interviewees in the U.S. as well as leaving Europe in the first half of the 20th Century. Topics of discussion include life in Omaha, World War I, the Great...
Dates: circa 1970-1980

American Indian Oral History: Interview with Tom LaBlanc, Interview Date: 1976 January 12, Date Digitized: 1/23/2017

 File
Identifier: MSS0018_au047
Scope and Contents The oral history interview with Tom LaBlanc concerning his involvement with the American Indian Movement (AIM) and his activism for American Indians was conducted by UNO student Emmett Hoctor on January 12, 1976. LaBlanc shared his opinions on the then-current situation of Indian affairs and the position of the federal government in relation to Native American communities. LaBlanc shared stories from his childhood, about his family, and about his involvement with activism, AIM, the Trail of...
Dates: Interview Date: 1976 January 12; Date Digitized: 1/23/2017

Beverly Deepe Keever, Journalism Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0363
Scope and Contents The Beverly Deepe Keever, Journalism Papers document the personal and professional life of Beverly Keever. The largest section of material in the collection is the research files which Keever compiled during her time as a Vietnam War correspondent. These research files include clippings, government reports, statistics, press releases, and interview notes for topics Keever was writing about or planned to write about. Topics include major battles and military operations, the lives of...
Dates: 1910 - 2022

Great Plains Black History Museum Collection

 Collection — Box 1-16
Identifier: GPBHM
Scope and Contents Archival material from the Great Plains Black History Museum (GPBHM) consists of over 200 document boxes of letters, photographs, clippings, artifacts, and other collection material. An archivist for the GPBHM inventoried the material and identified potential series for the collection, including Local Histories, Black Institutions, Family Papers, Rare Books, Musical Scores, Bertha Calloway’s Research Collection, Photographs, Artifacts, and Unknown or Miscellaneous documents. ...
Dates: 1906 - 1997

Howard H. Hutsell Correspondence

 Collection — Box MISC-14, Folder: MSS-0134
Identifier: MSS-0134
Content Description

The papers of Howard H. Hutsell include five letters written by Captain Hutsell to Melba “Ginger” Hutsell, his wife, while serving in Vietnam from April to August 1967. The letters were addressed from various locations in Vietnam including Đức Phổ Base Camp and Pleiku.

Dates: 1967

James H. Nieuwenhuis Correspondence

 Collection — Box MISC-14, Folder: MSS-0135
Identifier: MSS-0135
Content Description

The papers of James H. Nieuwenhuis include seven letters written by Master Sargeant Nieuwenhuis to Mary Virginia, his wife, and Carol Ann, their daughter, while serving in Vietnam from August 1966 to January 1967.

Dates: 1967

Laine E. Wright Correspondence

 Collection — Box MISC-14, Folder: MSS-0136
Identifier: MSS-0136
Content Description

The papers of Laine E. Wright include five letters written by Wright to his parents in Apple Valley, California while serving in Vietnam from January to August 1968. Wright served in Da Nang. His first letter recounts an attack against his unit and an audio recording he made and would send to his parents. Wright’s religious faith is mentioned throughout his letters.

Dates: 1968

Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Leo (Koja?), Interview Date: an unknown date in 1970s, Date Digitized: 1/24/2017

 File
Identifier: MSS0018_au021
Scope and Contents

An oral history interview with Helicopter Crew Chief Leo (Koja?). This interview was conducted by Carol Rolfson on an unknown date in the 1970s. Leo Koja(?) shared information about his life while he is deployed at Chu Lai in his interview. He talked about his experiences and decisions in comparison to choices made by other enlisted men. He also described his thoughts about the Vietnamese people and the actions of President Richard Nixon the U.S. government during the war.

Dates: Interview Date: an unknown date in 1970s; Date Digitized: 1/24/2017

Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Staff Sergeant Myan, Interview Date: an unknown date in 1970s, Date Digitized: 1/25/2017

 File
Identifier: MSS0018_au027
Scope and Contents

An oral history interview with Staff Sergeant Myan. This interview was conducted by Dave Conley on an unknown date in the 1970s. Myan served in the Vietnam War and this interview discussed his views about the Vietnam War and the politics of the time. Myan also shared his first hand experience in the Vietnam War.

Dates: Interview Date: an unknown date in 1970s; Date Digitized: 1/25/2017

Sam Walker Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0125
Content Description The collection of Sam Walker includes posters, fliers, LPs, and ephemera documenting Omaha organizations, events, and people in the 20th and 21st centuries particularly related to activism, music, and culture. Topics covered include anti-Vietnam War protests, protests against the demolition of Jobbers Canyon, Omaha sheet music, Wounded Knee legal defense fund, Omaha music and performers, Al Smith, jazz vocalist Karrin Allyson, and the Omaha centennial celebration. The fourteen LPs in the...
Dates: circa 1928-2016

Students for Democratic Society, Student Life Records

 Collection — Box Student organizations 001: [Barcode: R0236448165]
Identifier: RG-38-03-58
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of newspaper clippings related to activities of Students for Democratic Society and a statement of resignation by the group's Vice-President, Larry Clawson, outlining his grievances with the national organization.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1963-1965

UNO Demonstration and Rally Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0114
Content Description The UNO Demonstration and Rally Collection documents local, national, and international demonstrations, rallies, protests, and other similar actions. The collection includes posters, signs, handbills, and photographs documenting specific events as well as general movements or actions. While there is a specific interest in documenting activities in and around Omaha, example material about demonstrations in other cities can also be found in the collection. For example, the collection includes...
Dates: circa 1967-2017

Vietnam War Collection

 Collection — Oversize OSB 10: [Barcode: R0241145968]
Identifier: MS-0105
Scope and Contents

Includes propaganda leaflets in both English and Vietnamese, newspaper clippings from American and Vietnamese newspapers, and a photo of a North Vietnamese soldier.

Dates: 1961-1975