Massachusetts Institute of Technology Tech Swim Club, 1939

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Title

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Tech Swim Club, 1939

Alternative Title

MIT Tech Swim Club

Subject

Colleges
Universities
Sports--United States
Swimming--United States

Description

A page from the 1939 edition of Technique, the yearbook for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This page shows the Tech Swim Club, an honorary society for swimmers. A notable student listed is Major Jack Cameron Heist (1919-1944). Maj. Heist was born to Henry S. Heist and Christina Heist on November 6, 1919, in Eustis, Florida. He received his commission on May 29, 1939, to serve in World War II. Maj. Heist was an Ammunition Officer for the XIX Corps. He died during his service in an ambush on September 2, 1944, near Thiant, France. He is currently buried at the Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial in Dinozé, France. Maj. Heist is one of 85 Florida residents interned at Epinal.

Source

Digital reproduction of original yearbook page: Technique (Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1939), page 166. http://interactive.ancestry.com/1265/40392_B075330-00166/240314565?backurl=http://person.ancestry.com/tree/38722788/person/20409592223/facts.

Publisher

Date Created

ca. 1939

Date Copyrighted

1939

Date Issued

1939

Is Part Of

Technique (Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1939): Source Repository.
Epinal American Cemetery Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

32 KB

Medium

1 yearbook page

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Provenance

Originally published by Technique.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by The Wilkes-Barre Record and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Epinal Cemetery Project

Curator

Almanza, Esteban
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"Libération de Thiant." La Voix Du Nord. http://www.lavoixdunord.fr/region/liberation-de-thiant-l-histoire-bouleversante-du-ia27b36952n2369051.
"Maj Jack C Heist." Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=heist&GSiman=1&GScid=1991677&GRid=56372930& .
"Local Men in Armed Forces." The Wilkes-Barre Record, December 24, 1942, page 6. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/4441134/the_wilkesbarre_record/.

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