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German Prisoners of War Collection (Rosalind Foley Papers)

Collection 151A

German Prisoners of War Collection (Rosalind Foley Papers), 1943 - 2000

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Rosalind Foley and Matthew Schott gathered material to document the history of German Prisoners of War held in Louisiana during World War II.  This collection consists of Foley’s papers including correspondence, photographs, publicity and other various materials pertaining to her research.  

See also: Collection 151, which pertains to POW’s at camps in Louisiana
  Collection 151B, which consists of Matthew Schott’s research papers

Series:

A. Correspondence 1-01 thru 2-12
B. General Records 2-13
C. Photographs 2-14
D. Publicity 2-15 thru 2-21
E. Writings 2-22 thru 2-23
F. Miscellaneous 2-24
G. Cassettes 4 cassettes

Inventory:

Box 1  
1-01 Correspondence:  A (General), 1981
1-02 Same:  Armborst, Leo, 1981, 1998
1-03 Same:  Armstrong, Walter, 1980, 1981 (Camp Claiborne)
1-04 Same:  B (General), 1945, 1947, 1979, 1984
1-05 Same:  Becker, Paul, 1982 (Camp Livingston)
1-06 Same:  Buchinger, Dr. Otto, 1943, 1981-82, 1985, 1992
1-07 Same:  C (General), 1980-81
1-08 Same:  D – E (General), 1980-81
1-09 Same:  Fernholz, Otto, 1984-2000 (Camp Ruston)
1-10 Same:  Franda, Werner, 1981-82 (Camp Livingston)
1-11 Same:  Friedrich, Walter, 1982-83 (Camp Livingston)
1-12 Same:  F – G (General), 1980-84, 1998
1-13 Same:  Hammerschmidt, George, 1981-1987, 1993 (Camp Polk)
1-14 Same:  H – I (General), 1979-81
1-15 Same:  Kruger, Ernest, 1983-84, 1989 (Rayne)
1-16 Same:  Kuhnle, Herbert A., 1946, 1987 (Camp Livingston)
1-17 Same:  Kuhnle, Herbert A., 1950, 1974-76, 1980-83, 1995 (Camp Livingston)
1-18 Same:  L – M (General), 1947, 1979-1984, 1997
1-19 Same:  N – O – P (General), 1980-1984
1-20 Same:  Q – R (General), 1980-1984, 1989
1-21 Same:  S (General), 1980-90
1-22 Same:  T – U – V (General), 1981
1-23 Same:  W – X – Y – Z (General), 1974, 1980-82
1-24 Same:  Miscellaneous, 1981
1-25 Same:  Mockel, Gerhard, 1993, (Camp Polk, Claiborne, Livingston)
1-26 Same:  Neitzert, Herman, 1980-83
   
Box 2  
2-01 Correspondence:  Papiernick, Eugen , 1984, 1989
2-02 Same:  Poppelbaum, Paul, n.d. (Camp Ruston)
2-03 Same:  Potter, Wilheim, 1983-83 (Camp Polk)
2-04 Same:  Richter, Gotthold, 1981-83 (Camp Polk)
2-05 Same:  Schafter, Hugo, 1984
2-06 Same:  Temped, Freidrich, 1945, 1979-93 (Camp Claiborne)
2-07 Same:  Vonwysieck, Rudolf, 1980-81
2-08 Same:  Weist, Kurt, 1980
2-09 Same:  Hubert, Koenig, 1942-45, 1980-81 (PA)
2-10 Same:  A -  L (General), 1981-82, 1990-91 (not stationed in LA)
2-11 Same:  M – Z (General), 1980-81 (not stationed in LA)
2-12 Same:  War Record Center,  miscellaneous, 1979-81, (Berlin)
2-13 General Records:  questionnaires, guest list, etc., n.d.
2-14 Photographs, n.d.
2-15 Publicity:  news clippings, 1981-85, 1991
2-16 Same:  journal articles, 1969, 1974-76, 1983, 1995
2-17 Same:  newsletters, pamphlets, 1995
2-18 Same:  publication, The Fallen Foe, America’s German Prisoners of War, 1942-1946.  (Presented by the U.S. Army Engineer Museum Fort Leonard Wood, MO).
2-19 Same:  news clippings, POW Reunion, 1983-84, 2006
2-20 Same:  German Press release, 1981 (includes correspondence)
2-21 Same:  Branch Camp #10 Hammond, Prisoner of War Experience, 1977 (a term paper by Angela M. Elliott May 1977.  Southeastern Louisiana University).
2-22 Writings:  Rosalind Foley – reminiscences of trip to Germany.  Notes on taped interviews and interviews of Americans and POW’s.
2-23 Same:  Rosalind Foley – reminiscences of trip to Germany.  Notes on taped interviews and interviews of Americans and POW’s.
2-24 Miscellaneous:  maps, 1981 (Camp Livingston)
   
Cassettes:
1. Interview:  Otto Fernholz, June 14, 1982, Hagen, Germany – in Lafayette, former P.O.W. Camp Ruston.
2. Translation (no other information given)
3. Interview:  Hang Werner Meyer, Lafayette, LA with Matt Schott, Rosalind Foley.
4. Translation of Persy, Van Wisicky, Joach. M. Klutmann.