Evansville servicemen, serving in WWII, wrote letters, sent postcards, and mailed photos to Reverend Rake at the First Baptist Church in Downtown Evansville, Indiana. Before the war, Rev. Rake coached many of these men in basketball at the Agoga Tabernacle. These letters, postcards, and photos were saved, scanned, and input into this Veterans Database so that future generations can access these heartfelt correspondences from difficult times. There are over 2,000 separate entries.
Kenneth Hunley compiled information to honor the lives of four of his classmates killed in action during WWII. This includes 3,000 entries from WWII records from Pike County, Indiana. Researches will find photographs, ribbons, and tombstones of these veterans.
WWI Soldiers of Posey County, Indiana was created by Lela Barrett, Anna Griswold, and Linda Young. It contains over 1,100 men and women from Posey County who served in WWI. Photos, obituaries, letters home, and Gold Star Lists are included in this information. Many articles came from the Posey County Democrat. This information was collected and placed in scrapbooks by the Alexandrian Library. The Browning Foundation scanned this information. These articles are in the process of being indexed and placed on our website.