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James L. Rakes Korean War collection

James L. Rakes Korean War collection

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Finding aid for the James L. Rakes Korean War collection

BC.KWP.70

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201
(501) 320-5700
arkinfo@cals.org

November 5, 2014



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Rakes, James L., 1932-
Title: James L. Rakes Korean War collection
Dates: 2010
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains documents related to the military service of James L. Rakes.
Identification: BC.KWP.70
Language: English
Permanent URL:http://purl.oclc.org/arstudies/bc-kwp-70

Arrangement

This collection is contained in one file.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains documents related to the military service of James L. Rakes.


Biographical Information

James Lee Rakes was born on October 3, 1922, in Rogers, Arkansas, and enlisted in the Arkansas Army National Guard in Bentonville, Ark., 1947 at the age of fifteen. He graduated from high school in May 1950, and served in the Korean War for twelve months beginning in August 1950 with the 936th Field Artillery Battalion. Rakes served as field communication chief and chief of detail section among other duties. After returning to Arkansas, Rakes received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Arkansas in 1957.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Arkansas. National Guard. Field Artillery Battalion, 936th.
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- United States.
Korean War, 1950-1953.
Rakes, James L., 1932-

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James L. Rakes Korean War collection. KWP.70, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by James L. Rakes, August 2010


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