Vann Family Collection

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Scope and Content Note: Home movies of international trips and 1960 Orange Bowl.
Biographical Note:

Thomas Heyward Vann (d. 1995) of Thomasville, Georgia, son of Thomas King Vann and Eugenia Ethelinda Switzer, married Mildred Victoria Jackson (d. 2003), daughter of John Andrew Jackson and Lena Franklin Duke, in 1938. Thomas H. Vann graduated from the Univerisity of Georgia with an L.L.B. degree, was a member of Kappa Alpha, and practiced law with the firm of Alexander and Vann. Mildred Jackson Vann graduated from the University of Georgia with an A. B. (1937) and B. S. in home economics (1938). During World War II, the couple lived in El Paso, Texas, where Thomas H. Vann served as Base Intelligence Officer for the Army Air Corps at Biggs Field. They had two sons, Thomas H. Vann Jr. and John Andrew Jackson Vann.

Mildred Jackson Vann had two sisters, Jeanette Jackson and Cleone Jackson, a graduate of the University of Georgia.

Extent: 2  16mm home movies, 12  8mm home movies

Related materials in other repositories: Vann Family Collection, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

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