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Subseries 10. Deshazer

Scope and Content Notes:

The documents in this subseries contain the research materials compiled by Donald Goldstein for the publication of Return of the Raider: A Doolittle Raider's Story of War & Forgiveness. The book focuses on Jacob Deshazer, a bombardier with the Army Air Corps who took part in the famous Doolittle Raid over Japan shortly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. The book chronicles Jacob Deshazer's experiences as a Japanese Prisoner of War and his missions work in Japan following World War II. The materials in this collection are organized into correspondence, newspaper clippings and articles, images, research materials, and manuscripts.


Box 74
Folder 1 Correspondence, January 1937-March 1945
Folder 2-3 Correspondence, August-November 1945
Folder 4-5 Correspondence, December 1945-January 1946
Folder 6-7 Correspondence, February-August 1946
Folder 8-9 Correspondence, September 1946-July 1947
Folder 10 Correspondence, August-November 1947
Folder 11 Correspondence, December 1947-March 1948
Folder 12 Correspondence, April-December 1948
Folder 13-14 Correspondence, Responses to " I was a Prisoner of Japan", September 1947
Folder 15-16 Correspondence, January 1949-April 1949
Folder 17 Correspondence, May 1949-June 1949
Folder 18-19 Correspondence, July 1949-December 1949
Folder 20 Correspondence, January 1950-April 1950
Folder 21 Correspondence, May 1950-October 1950
Folder 22 Correspondence, November 1950- March 1951
Folder 23 Correspondence, April 1951-September 1951
Folder 24 Correspondence, September 1951-October 1951
Folder 25-26 Correspondence, November 1951-September 1952
Folder 27 Correspondence, May 1955-November 1955
Folder 28 Correspondence, 1956-1958
Folder 29-30 Correspondence, 1959-1963
Folder 31-32 Correspondence, January 1964-June 1967
Folder 33-35 Correspondence, July 1967-June 1972
Folder 36-37 Correspondence, Alumnus of the Year, January 1973-March 1973
Folder 38-39 Correspondence, September 1972-May 1972
Folder 40-42 Correspondence, June 1973-July 1977
Folder 43 Correspondence, 1979
Folder 44-45 Correspondence, "Book of Rememberence", August 1979
Folder 46-47 Correspondence, Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary, 1996
Folder 48 Correspondence, Publication, 2001-2004
Folder 49 Correspondence, 1998-2004
Folder 50-51 Newspaper Clippings and Articles, 1942
Folder 52-53 Newspaper Clippings and Articles, 1943
Folder 54-55 Newspaper Clippings and Articles, 1944-1945
Folder 56-57 Newspaper Clippings and Articles, 1946-1948
Folder 58 Newspaper Clippings and Articles, 1949

Box 75
Folder 1 Newspaper Clippings and Articles, 1950
Folder 2 Newspaper Clippings and Articles, 1951
Folder 3 Newspaper Clippings and Articles, 1955-1958
Folder 4 Newspaper Clippings and Articles, 1959-1966
Folder 5 Newspaper Clippings and Articles, 1967-1972
Folder 6 Newspaper Clippings and Articles, 1973-1978
Folder 7 Newspaper Clippings and Articles, 1997-2004
Folder 8 Images, Deshazer Children, Undated
Folder 9 Images, 1914-1942
Folder 10 Images, Prison Staff, 1943-1945
Folder 11 Images, Florence (Matheny) Deshazer, 1921-1945
Folder 12 Images 1945-1947
Folder 13 Images, Paul DeShazer November 1948-1950
Folder 14-15 Images December 1948- December 1949
Folder 16 Images 1951-1952
Folder 17 Images 1954-1958
Folder 18-19 Images 1959-1963
Folder 20 Images 1964-1966
Folder 21 Images January 1967-June 1973
Folder 22-23 Images July 1973- July 1977
Folder 24 Images 1985-1996
Folder 25 Images, Jacob Deshazer and Dick Hamada May 2001-August 2001
Folder 26 Images, Group picture outside of Salem home August 2003
Folder 27-28 Images, Used in Book Undated
Folder 29 Images, DeShazer Film Poster undated

Box 76
Folder 1 Publication, "Fuchida Remembered" by Jacob DeShazer Undated
Folder 2 Publication, "I was a Prisoner of Japan" by Jacob Deshazer 1950
Folder 3 Publication, "I am the Praying Mother of Jacob DeShazer" by Mrs. Hulda Andrus 1949
Folder 4 Publication, "From Japanese Raider to Japanese Missionary" August 1949
Folder 5 Publication, "Finding Forgiveness at Pearl Harbor"
Folder 6 Research Materials, Jacob DeShazer's Millitary Service 1940-1945
Folder 7 Research Materials, Reverend Kaneo Oda 1948-2001
Folder 8 Research Materials, Caesar Luis de Remedios 1949
Folder 9 Research Materials, Reprints 1949-2003
Folder 10 Research Materials, "DeShazer Film" May 1952
Folder 11 Research Materials, Articles on Mitsuo Fuchida 1977-2002
Folder 12 Research Materials, Operation Magpie and Dick Hamada 2001
Folder 13 Research Materials, Doolittle Raiders Reunion 2002-2004
Folder 14 Research Materials, Growing Up In Japan Speech August 2005
Folder 15 Research Materials, Florence (Matheheny) DeShazer Undated
Folder 16-17 Research Materials, Childhood and Family History Undated
Folder 18 Research Materials, Early Sermons Undated
Folder 19 Research Materials, "A Tale of Two Airmen" by Robert Gregg

Box 77
Folder 1 Manuscript, Valentine's Day 1948
Folder 2 Manuscript, Doolittle Tokyo Raid Poem 1993
Folder 3 Manuscript, Epilouge and Scripture 2009
Folder 4-5 Manuscript, Second Draft Undated
Folder 6 Manuscript, Return of the Raider Book Jacket undated
Folder 7 Manuscript, Family Tree Undated
Folder 8 Manuscript, The Fine DeShazer Children Undated
Folder 9 Manuscript, The 1963 to 1977 Years Undated
Folder 10 Manuscript Materials, Notes, 1967-1977
Folder 11 Manuscript Materials, Notes on Letters Undated
Folder 12 Manuscript Materials, Corrections and Additions Undated