Vietnam War Era Archive

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To provide a permanent repository where Florida veterans of the Vietnam War, their family members, and others who had personal experiences of the war can deposit their records of those experiences.

Types of Records Accepted

Letters, journals, photographs, assignment orders, award citations, DD 214 Forms, newspaper clippings, etc. Items may be originals, hard copies, or digital copies. The archive cannot accept nondocumentary objects or artifacts such as ribbons, medals, flags, trophies, or similar items. We can only accept records of individuals that have some association with Florida during the Vietnam era (Florida residents, military training in Florida, attendance at Florida academic institutions, etc.)


To make records available to scholars, researchers, and other interested persons who wish to document Vietnam War experiences for popular or academic publications.

How to Submit Records

The survey form on this page can be used or download and complete the below PDF files for download to describe your experience, the records being submitted.  Also download, complete ans submit the other form for deed of gift. Mail or digitally transmit the forms and the records to the Florida Historical Society, 435 Brevard Avenue, Cocoa, FL 32922
Questions may be addressed to
phone: 321-690-1971, ext. 211



Public Files: 

PDF icon FHS Vietnam Archive578.8 KB
PDF icon FHS Deed of Gift45.75 KB
For Veterans
For Veterans
List the items you are submitting with a FHS Deed of Gift Form (which can be downloaded in PDF format). Describe items in as much detail as you can. Place the name of the donor, in pencil, on each item. For photographs include the names of all persons in the photo you can identify and note the date and location of the photo (that information can be written in pencil on the back of the photo or on a sticky note affixed to the back of the photo). Continue descriptions on additional pages if needed but insure any additional pages are signed and dated.   You may also use this form area to give a general description, comments and overview of items, but the Deed of Gift Form will be needed for records.