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BOX 27-37 Subject File, 1966-2008
The Subject File comprises records created by, or in conjunction with, partner agencies and organizations involved in the development of the memorial, as well as reference materials on topics related to the Vietnam War. The series primarily documents the process of acquiring governmental approval to erect the memorial on the National Mall, as well as the collaboration with various governing bodies on its design and construction. The majority of the series contains files from the Commission of Fine Arts, the National Capital Memorial Commission, the National Capital Planning Commission, the National Park Service, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation, and the United States Congress, and include typescripts of hearings, statements and testimonies, draft legislation, correspondence, meeting minutes, and notes. Other records include files pertaining to the veterans' organizations that endorsed, or disapproved, the creation of the memorial, newsclippings and correspondence, largely from veterans, expressing opposition to the memorial, and clippings, publications, documentaries, television series, short films, and news stories more generally related to the Vietnam War and the women who served. Digital files comprise video footage of Diane Carlson Evans's speeches to veterans' organizations, amateur and professional recordings of ceremonies at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial (The Wall), and video exposés and news stories about the war.
Material types include correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, notes, certificates, awards, photographs, transcripts of statements and testimonies, draft pieces of legislation, event programs, publications, clippings, and press releases. Some news clips, interviews, and historical exposés are in digital format as video files.
Arranged alphabetically by organization name, subject, or type of material and thereunder chronologically. The file structure of the digital content maintained as received.
DF American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, 1994
Digital ID: mss86111_272_024
BOX 27 American Legion
BOX 27 General, 1985-1993
(2 folders)
DF National convention, Louisville, Ky., 1988
Digital ID: mss86111_272_020
DF Vietnam Women's Memorial dedication ceremony, 1993
Digital ID: mss86111_272_012
BOX 27 American Nurses Association, 1985
BOX 27 American Red Cross, 1968, undated
BOX 27 Certificates and awards, 1989, 1993 See also OV 3, Certificates, maps, and commemorative ribbon
BOX 27 Columbia University Vietnam Veterans Study, 1998-2000
BOX 27 Commission of Fine Arts
BOX 27 Correspondence, 1985-1993
(3 folders)
BOX 28 Hearings, 1981, 1987-1993, 2006-2008
(5 folders)
BOX 28 Press coverage, 1987-1993
BOX 28 Statements and testimony, 1987-1990
BOX 29 Department of Veterans Affairs, 1987-1993
BOX 29 Disabled American Veterans, 1984-1987
DF Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 1995
Digital ID: mss86111_272_046
BOX 29 Military Order of the Purple Heart, 1985
BOX 29 Name file
BOX 29 Alexander, Eleanor, 1988
BOX 29 Aune, Regina, 1995
BOX 29 Brodin, Rodger, 1984
BOX 29 Chapelle, Dickey, 1986
BOX 29 Dickerson, Sharon, 1993
BOX 29 Drazba, Carol Ann, 1986
BOX 29 Graham, Annie, 1987
BOX 29 Jones, Elizabeth, 1987
BOX 29 Lane, Sharon, 1986-1988
BOX 29 Lowe, Ira, 1984
BOX 29 Vietti, Ardel, 1972, 1996-1997
BOX 29 National Capital Memorial Commission, 1989-1992
(2 folders)
BOX 29 National Capital Planning Commission, 1987-1993 See also OV 1, Architectural, landscape design, and urban design drawings, and maps
BOX 30 National Capital Planning Commission, 1987-1993
(4 folders)
BOX 30 National Park Service, 1981-1994
(3 folders)
BOX 30 Operation Babylift, 1995
BOX 31 Opposition to Vietnam Women's Memorial, 1982-1995
(2 folders)
BOX 31 Prisoner of war, missing in action, 1986
BOX 31 United States Congress
BOX 31 Correspondence, 1985-1989
(6 folders)
BOX 32 Hearings, 1985-1988
BOX 32 Legislation, 1985-1988, 1995 See also OV 3, Certificates, maps, and commemorative ribbon
(3 folders)
BOX 32 Statements and testimony, 1985-1988
(3 folders)
BOX 32 United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y., 1993, 2001
BOX 32 Veterans of Foreign Wars
DF Forty-fifth anniversary celebration, 1992
Digital ID: mss86111_272_085
BOX 32 General, 1985-1991
DF National convention, 1987
Digital ID: mss86111_272_010
BOX 33 Veterans' organizations, miscellany, 1984-1997
(2 folders)
BOX 33 Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation
BOX 33 General, 1979-2002
(4 folders)
DF Memorial Day ceremony, 1991
Digital ID: mss86111_272_026
DF Memorial Day ceremony, Wabash Group, 1993
Digital ID: mss86111_272_017
DF NBC News, The Today Show, Veterans Day, 1992
Digital ID: mss86111_272_075
DF The Wall: the Healing Place,, Fox Television Stations, Inc., 1987
Digital ID: mss86111_272_087
DF Veterans Day ceremony, 1991
Digital ID: mss86111_272_011
DF Veterans Day ceremony, 2003
Digital ID: mss86111_272_030
BOX 33 Vietnam Veterans of America, 1984-1985
BOX 33 Vietnam War history
BOX 33 General, 1973-1975, 1983-1998
(2 folders)
DF Interviews with Dana Delany from China Beach, 1989
Digital ID: mss86111_272_081
Digital ID: mss86111_272_057
BOX 34 Photographs, 1966-1968
DF Video clips, miscellany, circa 1989-1993
Digital ID: mss86111_272_019
DF Video clips, miscellany, circa 1997-circa 1998
Digital ID: mss86111_272_029
DF "Vietnam," Jerry Wridt, Racine, Wis., 1991
Digital ID: mss86111_272_083
DF Vietnam Memorial, Canberra, Australia, 1991
Digital ID: mss86111_272_018
BOX 34 Vietnam Women's Memorial Coin Act
DF CSPAN-2, Remarks by Senator John Warner, 1993
Digital ID: mss86111_272_045
BOX 34 General, 1993-1995
(5 folders)
BOX 35 General, 1993-1995
BOX 35 Vietnam Women's Memorial Foundation history
BOX 35 Commission and legislative history, 1987-1993 See also OV 3, Certificates, maps, and commemorative ribbon
(5 folders)
BOX 35 General, 1985-1999
BOX 36 General, 1985-1999
(2 folders)
DF "The Healing Journey," SJL of Kansas, Inc., 1993
Digital ID: mss86111_272_055
BOX 36 Women veterans
DF 60 Minutes, 1989
Digital ID: mss86111_272_006
DF "A Chunk of My Soul," Beth Parks, Army Nurse, 2001
Digital ID: mss86111_272_054
DF Army nurse commemorative videos, circa 1993
Digital ID: mss86111_272_056
BOX 36 General, 1981-1996
(4 folders)
DF Interview with Peggy Tuxen-Akers, Warriors for Peace, 2015
Digital ID: mss86111_272_002
DF Jungleland: Women in Vietnam, Kelly Coffey, 1991
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