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Subseries 2. War Department Correspondent, 1942-1946

Scope and Content Notes:

The material in this subseries relates to Bolden’s time in the U.S. Army as a War Correspondent. The documents in this subseries cover his work stateside as a Press Officer at Fort Huachuca, Arizona. It includes drafts of articles, some that have editorial mark-ups, memos regarding African Americans in the military, and newspaper clippings of articles written by Bolden. The material in this subseries dates from 1942 to 1946 and is arranged chronologically.

Folder 6 Frank Bolden in an Army Uniform photograph, ca.1942
Folder 7 Leave of Absence from Department of Public Health for Service in the U.S. Army, 1942
Folder 8 Receipts from Fort Huachuca, Arizona, 1942
Folder 9 War Department Press Credentials for Fort Huachuca, Arizona, 1942
Folder 10-11 Fort Huachuca, Arizona Public Relations photographs, 1942
Folder 12 Article drafts with editorial mark-ups and Code of Wartime Practices for the American Press, ca.1942
Folder 13 Fort Huachuca, Arizona assorted materials, 1942-1943
Folder 14 Drafts of articles written while on assignment for U.S. Army, 1944
Folder 15 Scrapbook pages with clippings of Bolden's articles on War Service, 1945
Folder 16 Memos regarding African Americans in the Military, 1945
Folder 17 War Correspondents Awards list, ca.1945
Folder 18 Memo from War Department Bureau of Public Relations, 1946
Folder 19 Overseas Press Club of America Award Dinner for War Correspondents, 1946