The Resource R. Jordan Sizemore diary, 1945-1946
- R. Jordan Sizemore diary, 1945-1946
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- World War, 1939-1945
- Bolling Air Force Base (Washington, D.C.)
- Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
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- United States
- Sizemore family
- Sizemore, R. Jordan, (Richard Jordan), 1917-1998
- Halifax County (Va.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
- Diary, 1945-1946, of R. Jordan Sizemore (1917-1998) of South Boston, Halifax County, Virginia, while he was serving as a staff sergeant with Headquarters Squadron, Army Air Forces, and stationed at Bolling Field in Washington, DC. The diary covers the entire year of 1945. Notations include movies and concerts attended, travel, sports, news of comrades, and wartime events. There is also a typed transcription of the diary that also covers the period up to 13 February 1946, and then one entry for 29 April 1946, and also includes copies of photographs of Sizemore
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- Richard Jordan Sizemore was born in Virgilina, Halifax County, Virginia on 20 June 1917. He graduated from The College of William and Mary in 1939, and was then employed as a bookkepper with Fry, Jordan and Wilson, a real estate and insurance firm in South Boston, Virginia. During World War II, Sizemore was a staff sergeant with the 2nd Army Air Force Base Unit in Washington, DC. He married Jeanne Bodie (1930-2008), and died in South Boston on 2 April 1998.
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