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UVELTA C. "BILL" WEAVER (1914-1975). World War II Photographs; 1942-1943. .1 cu. ft.

Uvelta Clinton Weaver was born in Texas in 1914. He enlisted in the U. S. Army at the Presidio of Monterey, California, on December 9, 1941. Weaver, a member of Company L, 153rd Infantry Regiment, was stationed at Fort Raymond in Seward, Alaska, from 1942 to 1943. Uvelta Weaver died in 1975.

The collection consists of the World War II era photographs of U. S. Army soldier Uvelta C. Weaver, taken or collected during his service at Fort Raymond in Seward. The collection contains 49 black and white prints and 2 color prints. Subjects of the photographs include: Uvelta Weaver and fellow soldiers at Fort Raymond; buildings at Fort Raymond; soldiers skiing; the Jesse Lee Home; the Cooper's Landing Store; the USO Club; soldiers watching a float in the Fourth of July parade; a display of vegetables raised in Seward (Alaska Shop photo); and area scenery.

The collection was presented to the archives by Cindy Pendleton in 2006.

HMC-0873
JAS (4/2006)