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Label
1919-1985
Inclusive dates
1919-1985
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Files, 1919-1985, of the American Legion containing information on two prominent American Legion members from Virginia. One file concerns John Jordan Wicker, Jr., who was a state Senator from 1932-1936 and co-founder of the American Legion. Wicker was also instrumental in the construction of Lee Bridge and the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond, Virginia. The other file concerns Walter Glenn Elliott, who was Dept. Adjutant of the Virginia American Legion. The collection includes biographical information, correspondence, news releases, speeches, clippings, and pamphlets
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned and Described
  • Updated
Biographical or historical data
The American Legion was founded in 1919. It consists of honorably discharged wartime veterans of the United States armed forces. The organization works to improve and protect veterans' benefits and also conducts charitable activities.
Cataloging source
VIC
Form designation
American Legion prominent Virginia member files
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
Arrangement
Chronological.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
.1
Immediate source of acquisition
Cox, Robert L.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000492262
Type of unit
cu. ft.

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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