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John H. Baird Jr. Korean War collection

John H. Baird Jr. Korean War collection

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Finding aid for the John H. Baird Jr. Korean War collection

BC.KWP.06

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

December 23, 2008



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Baird, John H., 1922-2009
Title: John H. Baird Jr. Korean War collection
Dates: Bulk, 1951
Dates: 1945-1951; 2008
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains photographs and documents pertinent to the Korean War military service of John H. Baird.
Identification: BC.KWP.06
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged topically and chronologically.


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 photographs and documents pertinent to the Korean War military service of John H. Baird.


Biographical Information

John Herman "Jack" Baird, Jr. was born in New York in 1922. He served in World War II for three years stationed on an island off the coast of Panama. Baird remained in the Inactive Reserves after returning to the states and completed law school at the University of Mississippi on the G.I. Bill in January of 1950. Recalled to active duty on September 22, 1950, Baird served in the Korean War for one year and two months beginning in September of 1950 with the 19th Regiment of the 21st Infantry Division. After the war, Baird settled in Little Rock, Arkansas. Baird lived in San Rafael, California for many years after leaving Arkansas. He passed away on June 17, 2009.


Index Terms

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

Baird, John H., 1922-2009
Korean War, 1950-1953
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- United States
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 21st.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access, except where noted.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John H. Baird Jr. Korean War collection, KWP.6, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by John H. Baird, August 28, 2008


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