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Norman Ball Photographic Collection

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Norman Ball Records and Photographs

Damaged Photographs and Negatives



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Norman Ball Photographic Collection, 1942-1945 | Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

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Collection Overview

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Primary Creator: Ball, Norman

Extent: 6.0 MS boxes

Arrangement: Series 1 contains records and photographs which are arranged by subject. Series 2 consists of damaged negatives and photographs which are not available for research use pending restoration efforts.

Date Acquired: 01/01/1992

Subjects: United States. Army Air Forces, World War II, World War II research collections

Languages: English

Abstract

Born in McCreary County, KY, Norman Ball graduated from the Berea College Academy in 1933 and from Berea College in 1939.  He enlisted in September 1942 and eventually served in North Africa, Italy, and France.  At the time of his enlistment, he was the fifth member of his family to join the service.  Ball received an honorable discharge in October 1945.

Ball returned to McCreary County and taught in the county school system before retiring in 1973.  He was an active supporter on Berea College and inspired several of his family members to attend the college as well.  Ball died in 1992.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection is comprised of photographs taken by Norman Ball, while serving in the 19th Depot Supply Squadron, United States Army Air Force.  The collection also contains a small number of artifacts of army life at the time: ration cards, R & R passes, and Army records.

Subject/Index Terms

United States. Army Air Forces
World War II
World War II research collections

Administrative Information

Repository: Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

Access Restrictions: Records can be accessed through the Reading Room, Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College.  Note: Series 2, consisting of damaged photographs and negatives, may not be available for research.

Use Restrictions: There are no restrictions on the use of this collection other than federal copyright regulations.

Acquisition Source: Elizabeth Ball Webb, donated this collection to the archives in 1992

Related Materials: Additional biographical information about Norman Ball and his experience at Berea can be found in Berea College Archives, (Unofficial) Student Files, Record Group 8/8.00.

Other Note: Collection Number: BCA 0212 HC 37


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Series 1: Norman Ball Records and Photographs, 1942-1945Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Army RecordsAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1942-43Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Photographs: AircraftAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Photographs: ArchitectureAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Photographs: ArchitectureAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Photographs: ArchitectureAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Photographs: CiviliansAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Photographs: CiviliansAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Photographs: Land and SeaAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Photographs: Military Vehicles and EquipmentAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Photographs: Naval Transport and Other VesselsAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Photographs: Non-military Vehicles and TransportAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Photographs: SoldiersAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Photographs: SoldiersAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Photographs: SoldiersAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Photographs: SoldiersAdd to your cart.
Series 2: Damaged Photographs and NegativesAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: Envelope: damaged photographsAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Envelope: damaged photographsAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: Envelope: damaged negativesAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Envelope: damaged negativesAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Envelope: damaged negativesAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: Envelope: damaged negativesAdd to your cart.
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Folder 3: Envelope: damaged negativesAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: Envelope: damaged negativesAdd to your cart.
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