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Voron Baughan, just graduated and promoted to Corporal and got our wings. B-24 Aerial Gunnery School, Harlington, Texas [detail]

Veterans History Project Service Summary:

  • War or Conflict: Korean War, 1950-1953; Cold War; World War, 1939-1945
  • Branch of Service: Army Air Forces/Corps; Air Force
  • Service Unit/Ship: 321st Bomb Squadron, 90th Bomb Group; 8th Bomb Squadron, 3rd Bomb Group
  • Location of Service: Florida; Kimpo, Korea; Okinawa; Japan; Arkansas; New York; Alaska; Fort Benning, Georgia; Mississippi; Michigan; Texas; Idaho; Nebraska; California; Biak Island (New Guinea); Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands)
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Collection Number: AFC/2001/001/6044

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Interview / Recording

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Interview / Recording

Interview / Recording

[ Memoir, untitled. [January 20, 2003] ]
[ Letter to "Folks" [July 27, 1945] ]
[ Letter to "Folks" [September 28, 1945] ]

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[ Letter to "Folks" [September 28, 1945] ]
[ Letter to "Folks" [September 29, 1945] ]
[ Letter to "Folks" [October 6, 1945] ]
[ Letter to "Folks" [October 6, 1945] ]
[ Letter to "Folks" [November 1, 1945] ]
[ Letter to "Folks" [November 6, 1945] ]
[ Incomplete letter, postmarked November 17, 1945 ]
[ Letter to "Folks" [November 18, 1945] ]
[ Letter to his sister Dorothy [January 1, 1946] ]
[ Letter to "Folks" [December 3, 1950] ]
[ Letter to "Folks" [December 6, 1950] ]
[ Letter to "Folks" [January 3, 1951] ]
[ Letter to "Folks" [February 13, 1951] ]
[ Letter to "Folks" [June 16, 1951] ]
[ Letter to "Folks" [July 1, 1951] ]
[ Letter to "Folks" [August 22, 1951] ]
[ Individual Flight Record [December 1950 to August 1951] ]
[ "Safe Conduct Pass" given to North Korean soldiers as a guarantee of safety upon surrender ]
[ Letter of Appreciation upon Retirement [July 31, 1965] ]
[ Certificate of Appreciation, undated ]
[ Letter of appreciation from Harry Truman, undated ]
[ Letter from B.G. Richard Sanders to "Former Members of the AAF Team" [undated] ]
[ Citation and award of the third oak leaf cluster [undated] ]
[ Mountain Home Army Airfield Graduation Program [May 16, 1945] ]
[ Harlingen Airfield Thanksgiving Dinner Menu [1944] ]
[ Humorous pamphlet given to returning G.I.'s ]

About this Item

Title

  • Voron H. Baughan, Jr. Collection

Names

  • Willie, Michael Lloyd
  • WRCB-TV Channel 3
  • Bowen, Sarah
  • Baughan Jr., Voron H.

Home State

  • Tennessee

Headings

  • -  Baughan Jr., Voron H.
  • -  Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal Narratives
  • -  United States. Air Force.
  • -  World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives
  • -  United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
  • -  Cold War -- Personal Narratives

Repository

  • Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Gender

  • Male

Race

  • White

Status

  • veteran

Service History

  • Korean War, 1950-1953

    • Branch of Service: Air Force
    • Location of Service: Florida; Kimpo, Korea; Okinawa; Japan
    • Dates of Service: 1950-1952
    • Military Status: veteran
  • World War, 1939-1945

    • Branch of Service: Army Air Forces/Corps
    • Service Unit/Ship: 321st Bomb Squadron, 90th Bomb Group; 8th Bomb Squadron, 3rd Bomb Group
    • Location of Service: Fort Benning, Georgia; Mississippi; Michigan; Texas; Idaho; Nebraska; California; Biak Island (New Guinea); Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands)
    • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
    • Dates of Service: 1943-1946
    • Entrance into Service: Enlisted
    • Military Status: veteran
    • Service History Note: The veteran served in the occupation of Japan, Korea, and Vietnam.
  • Cold War

    • Location of Service: Arkansas; New York; Alaska
    • Dates of Service: 1953
    • Military Status: veteran

Materials

  • Video: VHS [1 item] -- Reference copy (collected unknown)
  • Manuscript: Periodicals [24 items] -- Typewritten document (collected 1946-1959)
  • Manuscript: Periodicals [4 items] -- Typewritten document (collected 1946-1959)
  • Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [44 items] -- Typewritten document (collected 1944-1945)
  • Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [6 items] -- (collected 1950-1965)
  • Manuscript: Memoir [1 item] -- Handwritten document (collected 2003-01-02)
  • Manuscript: Correspondence [19 items] -- Handwritten document (collected 1945-1951)
  • Manuscript: Periodicals [8 items] -- Typewritten document (collected 1992-1999)
  • Photograph: Photocopy of Photographic Print [13 items] -- Photographs (collected 1950-1952)
  • Video: Betacam SP [3 items] -- Oral history interview (collected 2003-01-24)

Collection Number

  • AFC/2001/001/6044

Cite as

  • Voron H. Baughan, Jr. Collection (AFC/2001/001/6044), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Online Format

  • image
  • video

Additional Metadata Formats

IIIF Presentation Manifest

Rights & Access

Using VHP Material in Publication or Exhibition

The Veterans History Project (VHP) at the Library of Congress collects, preserves and makes accessible the firsthand recollections of U.S. military veterans who served from World War I through more recent conflicts and peacekeeping missions, so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand what they saw, did and felt during their service. The Veterans History Project Collection includes oral histories along with documentary materials such as original letters, diaries, photographs, and memoirs.

Veterans and interviewers contribute these materials to the Library for scholarly and educational purposes, retaining any copyright they may hold. Therefore, permission must be obtained before using the interview or other materials in exhibition or publication. Researchers or others who would like to make further use of these materials should contact the Veterans History Project for assistance.

As a publicly supported institution, the Library generally does not own rights to material in its collections. Therefore, it does not charge permission fees for use of such material and cannot give or deny permission to publish or otherwise distribute material in its collections. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item from the Library’s collections and for securing any necessary permissions rests with persons desiring to use the item.

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Obtaining Copies of VHP Materials

In order for VHP materials to be duplicated, we must receive written permission from the interviewee for you to obtain a copy of the recording unless the proposed use is limited to personal use, research, or other uses permissible by copyright law. If the interviewee is deceased, their next-of-kin may grant written permission.

Please contact VHP for assistance if you need to contact a veteran for permission to use their materials in exhibition or publication, or if you have received permission from the veteran and need access to high-resolution copies of VHP collection materials.

Citing VHP Materials

Please use the following formats when citing Veterans History Project materials (substituting the appropriate name and collection ID number).

Materials as a whole:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Manuscript material:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Memoirs (MS02), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Transcript (MS04), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Correspondence (MS01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Recording:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Audio recording (SR01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Video recording (MV01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Photograph:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Photographs (PH01), photographer unknown, Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Photographs (PH03-PH14), Ralph Williams photographer, Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Computer file:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Computer file (CF01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Artifact:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Artifact (AR01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Willie, Michael Lloyd, Wrcb-Tv Channel 3, Sarah Bowen, and Voron H Baughan Jr. Voron H. Baughan, Jr. Collection. 1950. Personal Narrative. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.06044/.

APA citation style:

Willie, M. L., Wrcb-Tv Channel 3, Bowen, S. & Baughan Jr, V. H. (1950) Voron H. Baughan, Jr. Collection. [Personal Narrative] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.06044/.

MLA citation style:

Willie, Michael Lloyd, et al. Voron H. Baughan, Jr. Collection. 1950. Personal Narrative. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.06044/>.