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John D. Root papers, 1960-2003
Scope and Contents Academic and professional papers of John D. Root in his capacity as a history professor and chair of the Humanities department at Illinois Institute of Technology. Root received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame in 1962 and his M.A. from Indiana University in 1964. From 1966 to 1968 he served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam, attaining the rank of Captain and receiving two Bronze Stars. Root’s strong interest in modern history was given sharper focus by his wartime experiences....
Dates: 1960-2003; Majority of material found within 1970-2000