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Moody Air Force Base (Ga.)


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Emory Bass Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-2
Scope and Contents Emory Pate Bass, born on 27 December, 1891, in Sumner, Georgia, became known as “the man who kept the fire alive in Washington” until Moody Air Force Base (closed from 1946-51) was reopened as a permanent base. He served in WWI as an officer and with Patton’s Third Army in Europe in WWII. Taking an active part in the American Legion, he served as State Commander in addition to serving as president of the local Rotary Club and as a two-term president of the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of...
Dates: 1940 - 1966; Acquired: 1972

John Belcher Papers

 Box — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-29
Scope and Contents Dr. John Belcher was an associate professor of sociology at the University of Georgia.  Dr. Belcher contributed most of his time to gather information regarding the living conditions of various populations ranging from small villages in Puerto Rico to rural Georgia in the nineteenth century.  He served his field well in collecting required demographic information to further his study as well as to promote beneficial programs to aid society. Within the two boxes are rough draft letters...
Dates: 1959 - 1983; Majority of material found in 1959, 1960, 1975, 1976, and 1983

Moody Air Force Base

 Collection — Box: 1
Collection number: MS-60
Scope and Contents In the past Valdosta State College has collaborated with Moody Air Force Base to provide servicemen with educational programs. Programs such as Bootstrap that allowed active duty servicement to take courses at Valdosta State at night were in place in the late 60s to the 70s. This collection contains correspondence and applications concerning VSC/Moody Air Force Base projects including PREP (Predischarge Education Program), which was provided  to servicement hoping to refresh their academic...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970's