Elmer Birdseye Collection
Birdseye graduated from West Point Military Academy, and served in the U.S. Army from June 1, 1951 until he retired on June 30, 1975. During his distinguished military career, LtC. Birdseye received the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Meritorious Unit Citation, American Campaign Medal, Army of Occupation (German), World War II Victory Medal, National Defense Service Medal (1 OLC), Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/Palm, Philippine Independence Ribbon, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Civic Action Honor Medal, and the General Staff Identification Badge. This collection consists of button, currency, leaflets, manuals, photograph and handbooks.