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Minerich (Paul T.) Papers
2003.229.1  
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Box 1

Series 1 Charles E. Zane 1944-1954

Physical Description: 1 linear feet

Series Scope and Content Summary

The Zane papers contain three sub-series: Court-Martial Documents, Correspondences, and Notes.
Box 1

Subseries 1.1 Court-Martial Documents 1944-1954

Physical Description: 14 folders

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

The Court-Martial Documents are arranged chronologically with the bulk of the documents being trial records for ten of the resisters. The trial records are arranged alphabetically by the resisters' last names.
 

Record of Trial

 

Application for Correction of Military Records

 

Power of Attorney Papers

 

Congressional Record of the 82nd Congress

 

Petition for New Trial

Box 2

Subseries 1.2 Correspondences 1944-1952

Physical Description: 5 folders

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

Correspondences are divided into three folder titles: Zane with the DB Boys, Zane with the Government and various institutions, and the Government with the DB Boys. Each folder is arranged chronologically. Correspondence with no dates are located at the end of the folder. Some of the papers are duplicate copies and rough drafts of letters that were handwritten and then typewritten. In the Correspondences sub-series there is also a compiled copy of letters Zane sent to government agencies including a letter to President Harry S. Truman.
 

Government with DB Boys

 

Government and various institutions

 

DB Boys

Box 2

Subseries 1.3 Notes

Physical Description: 1 folder

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

The Notes sub-series contains court notes and research notes including a few newspaper clippings.
Box 3

Series 2 Paul T. Minerich 1980-1998

Physical Description: 0.5 linear feet

Series Scope and Content Summary

The Minerich papers contain three sub-series: Court-Martial Documents, Correspondences, and Audio-Visual Materials.
Box 3

Subseries 2.1 Court-Martial Documents 1980-1984

Physical Description: 5 folders

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

The Court-Martial Documents contain the transcript of the 1982 hearing and settlement records from the United States Army Finance and Accounting Center.
 

Secretarial Review of Punitive Discharge

 

Honorable Discharge Documents

 

Transcript of Trial Hearing

 

USAFAC settlement records

 

Request for Military Records

Box 3

Subseries 2.2 Correspondences 1980-1998

Physical Description: 4 folders

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

Correspondences are divided into four folder titles: Minerich with the DB Boys, Minerich with the Government and various institutions, the Government with the DB Boys, and personal statements from the DB Boys. Each folder is arranged chronologically. Included in the sub-series are written statements by the resisters chronicling their life history as well as letters between Paul Minerich and Aiko Herzig, John Tateishi, Sen. Daniel Inouye, Sen. Spark Matsunaga, Author Frank Chuman, Producer Loni Ding, and the National Museum of American.
 

Government with DB Boys

 

Government and various institutions

 

DB Boys

 

Personal statements from DB Boys

Box 3

Subseries 2.3 Audio-Visual Materials 1984

Physical Description: 1 folder

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

The Audio-Visual Materials sub-series contains video interviews of the DB Boys and their wives that share their experiences before, during, and after the war. The materials include the original set of VHS copies, 1 set of DV cam copies, and two sets of DVD access copies.
 

DB Boys

 

DB Wives