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James F. Tucker Korean War collection

James F. Tucker Korean War collection

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Finding aid for the James F. Tucker Korean War collection

BC.KWP.62

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

June 3, 2010



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Tucker, James F., 1925-2010
Title: James F. Tucker Korean War collection
Dates: 2010
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains an oral history interview with James F. Tucker from August 20, 2010.
Identification: BC.KWP.62
Language: English
Permanent URL:http://purl.oclc.org/arstudies/bc-kwp-62

Arrangement

This collection is arranged topically.


Scope and Contents

The collection is a part of an ongoing Butler Center for Arkansas Studies project titled FORGOTTEN: The Arkansas Korean War Project. This initiative seeks to record the experiences of Arkansas's Korean War veterans through collection of documents, photographs, and oral history interviews.

This collection contains an oral history interview with James F. Tucker from August 20, 2010.


Biographical Information

James F. Tucker was born in Benton, Arkansas, in 1925. He enlisted in the U. S. Navy during World War II at the age of eighteen and later enrolled in Army ROTC while a student at the Henderson State Teachers College. Tucker served in the Korean War for approximately twelve months as a 2nd lieutenant in the 32nd Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He served as platoon leader and spent much of his time on the front lines. Tucker passed away on December 29, 2010.


Index Terms

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

Korean War, 1950-1953
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- United States
Tucker, James F., 1925-2010
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 7th.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access, except where noted.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James F. Tucker Korean War collection, KWP.62, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by James F. Tucker, August 20, 2010


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