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State Library and Archives Launches New Initiatives to Honor Korean and Vietnam War Veterans
(Published: November 10, 2011)

This Veterans Day, the Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA) will launch a pair of projects aimed at preserving the history of those who served in the Vietnam and Korean Wars.

TSLA is asking veterans of the Vietnam and Korean Wars and their families to contribute items for a new archival collection called Tennessee Remembers: Vietnam and Korea Veterans. TSLA will accept all forms of original material including books, photographs, film, audiotapes, slides, negatives, artifacts, maps and letters. Professional archivists will arrange, organize and preserve the collections to ensure that donated materials are available to the public for research.

TSLA is accepting donations of materials as small as a single letter or photograph and as large as dozens of boxes for Tennessee Remembers, which will help to educate future generations about the men and women who served in these wars.

In a separate but related project, TSLA