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Mary Harmon Donation

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: A-2021-60

Content Description

Local object and military ephemera donated by University Librarian Mary Harmon, collected by her father, Willie James Harmon, who served in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force.

Acquisition Type



Donated by Mary Harmon. Collected by and inherited from her father, Willie James Harmon who served in both the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force.

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One Banks-Miller Supply Company Cigarette Lighter (red with silver embossing). One U.S. Army pendant featuring a flying eagle and banner with the words E. Pluribus Unum. One Williamson Supply Co. belt buckle (gold with blue font). One Kentucky Honor Award Pin with attached tie or button chain -- Text reads "Honor Award BPA" and features a bowling pin and ball. One gold U.S. Navy pin with anchor. Two U.S. Air Force Technical Sergeant E-6 wing pins, blue and silver. One report card for Mary Harmon (7th and 8th grades-- 1967, Forest Hills School).One Air Force knife and cigarette lighter set in original wooden box with text "PK2020-902-AIR-FORCE." One campaign pin featuring Paul Patton -- text on pin includes, "Fight for Pike County -- Join Patton's Army." One pin with white background and red text, "I dig Appalachian Coal." One Air Force pin, gray and blue with eagle wings and arrows -- text reads "Westover AFB -- Line -- Dog Sled 18th AF 146."