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Guinea Gold, volume 2, #36, December 24, 1943

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Entire Collection: The records include a few copies of a shipboard newsletter from the U.S.S. Louisville from 1941 to 1943 and a program from a Christmas celebration on ship in 1939. One issue of the Guinea Gold, an Allied military field newspaper, dated December 24, 1943, is in the collection. Correspondence, newsletters, programs and printed material from the cruiser's reunion association, dating from 1962 to 1997, are also present. There are two artifacts among the materials, a reunion association T-shirt and a plaque. There is also a memoir entitled "An answer to the question: What did you do in the War, Daddy?".

In March 2005 a folder of material on the history of the U.S.S. Louisville along with The Lady Lou and her Valiant Crew, 1931-1946, compiled by Irma Caluwe, were added to the collection.


  • 1939-2005
  • Majority of material found within 1939-1943


Entire Collection: 0.25 linear feet (1 half-manuscript box)


Repository Details

Part of the University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections Repository

Ekstrom Library, Lower Level Room 17
Louisville KY 40292
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