Bill Goodman photographs
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Special Collections - Closed Stacks
Workroom range 2 section 7
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44 photographs : b&w.
1 CD-ROM (68 .tif files) : b&w.


General Note
Materials housed in the Special Collections Division of the Main Library, Nashville Public Library.
Restrictions on Access
In library use only. Available by appointment.
Scope and content: Photographs taken by Bill Goodman who served as a Marine Corps combat photographer with the First Marine Division in both South and North Korea in 1951 during the Korean War. Images include candid scenes of soldiers in camp and on the march; American tanks, trucks and equipment on the move and damaged by enemy fire; combat scenes including tanks and infantry on the attack, a rocket team in action, and a flamethrower in use; American and North Korean casualities, including a scene of hundreds of North Korean bodies in a valley; military religious services; operations in the division headquarters photo section; winter scenes of troops on the move; and Korean civilians and street scenes. Locations include scenes in and around Pusan, Yanguee, events during "Operation Punchbowl," and unidentified locations in North and South Korea.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials
Cite as: Bill Goodman photographs [photograph no.], Korean War Series, Veterans History Project Collection, Special Collections Division, Nashville Public Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
These materials are in the public domain.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bill Goodman;,Gift;,2003.,Acc. 2003.056.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Associated materials:,The majority of photographs taken by Bill Goodman during his military service are assumed to be in the custody of the National Archives.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Related materials:,Additional photographs by Bill Goodman can be found in the Nashville Banner Archives.
Biographical or Historical Data
Bill (William W.) Goodman was employed as a photographer with the Nashville Banner newspaper from 1955 to 1990.
Ownership and Custodial History
Two of Bill Goodman's scrapbooks containing photographs from his service in Korea were loaned to the Nashville Room in 2003. Sixty-eight images were selected for scanning by Nashville Room staff. These images were burned to a CD-ROM as .tif files, and 44 images were selected by Nashville Room staff for printing.
Linking Entry Complexity
Forms part of the Korean War series of the Veterans History Project collection.
APA Citation (style guide)

Goodman, B. 1. Bill Goodman photographs.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Goodman, Bill 1928-. Bill Goodman Photographs. .

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Goodman, Bill 1928-, Bill Goodman Photographs. .

MLA Citation (style guide)

Goodman, Bill 1928-. Bill Goodman Photographs.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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