Cultural Resources

Army Ammunition and Explosives Storage During the Cold War, 1946 - 1989 - Report, 2009 pdf [7.22 MB]

This historic context discusses the development of weapons technology and construction of ammunition and explosive storage facilities during the Cold War, including modifications to existing ammunition storage facilities to accommodate changes in technology. Kathryn M. Kuranda, Kathryn Dixon, Dean A. Doerrfield, Rebecca Gatewood, Kirsten Peeler, Christine Heidenrich, and Katherine E. Grandine.

Recording the Cold War: Identifying and Collecting Cold War Resources Data on Military Installations - Report, 2008 (Legacy 07-285) pdf [13.36 MB]

The goals of this study were threefold: to identify DoD Cold War facilities and associated documentation at a select number of installations; to create a systematic approach for identifying, compiling, and analyzing available data; and to prepare time and cost metrics on the process. Carrie J. Gregory and Martyn D. Tagg.

Recording the Cold War: Identifying and Collecting Cold War Resources Data on Military Installations - Fact Sheet, 2008 (Legacy 07-285) pdf [64 KB]
Cold War Aerospace Technology History Project: Creating a Cold War Archive - Fact Sheet, 2008 (Legacy 05-268) pdf [97 KB]

This one page summary describes a project that was originally conceived as a multi-year project to create a Cold War Aerospace Technology Archive. The goal of the first year planning phase was to construct a means to collect and preserve the professional contributions of individuals who created and developed Cold War aerospace technology, with an initial focus on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Gino Pasi.

Military Historic Context Emphasizing the Cold War Including the Identification and Evaluation of Above-Ground Cultural Resources for Thirteen Department of Defense Installations in the State of Georgia) - Report, 2006 (Legacy 03-175) pdf [5.85 MB]

This report develops a statewide and regional historic context for existing Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps installations in Georgia. This includes all Reserve Centers and National Guard units where applicable. The focus is mission and infrastructure oriented, with emphasis on the period from World War II (WWII) to the end of the Cold War. Kelly Nolte, Mark A. Steinback, and Amber Coursette.

The Built Environment of Cold War Era Servicewomen - Report, 2006 (Legacy 05-194) pdf [36.59 MB]

This study examines the history and evolution of the built environment of Cold War era servicewomen to provide a historic context for use in identifying and evaluating aspects of historic buildings, landscapes, and properties associated with Cold War Era servicewomen that may be eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. Dawn A. Morrison and Susan I. Enscore.

The Built Environment of Cold War Era Servicewomen - Fact Sheet, 2006 (Legacy 05-194) pdf [153 KB]
Cold War Needs Assessment - Fact Sheet, 2006 (Legacy 05-285) pdf [58 KB]

This one page summary describes a workshop in February 2006 that gathered to develop strategies for more efficient and consistent management of Air Force Cold War resources. Workshop participants focused on four topics: (1) what Cold War resources exist; (2) how and where to store and share data on these resources; (3) how to consistently manage these resources; and (4) how to get executive-level support to apply the workshop recommendations across DoD.

Cold War Needs Assessment - Report, 2000 (Legacy 98-1754) pdf [2.63 MB]

This document is an agency-wide DoD framework for evaluating Cold War properties by reviewing methods used in 11 completed interservice Cold War building and structure evaluations.

Airplanes, Combat and Maintenance Crews, and Air Bases: The WWII and Early Cold War Architectural Legacy of Hollman Air Force Base 1942-1962 - Report, 1998 (Legacy 93-0786) pdf [3.43 MB]

This report on a demonstration project identifies and documents historic buildings on Hollman AFB-administered lands, with a focus on properties constructed during WWII and a number of unique facilities associated with early Cold War missile development. Martyn D. Tagg, Sonya Cooper, and Jean Fulton.

Airplanes, Combat and Maintenance Crews, and Air Bases: The World War II and Early Cold War Architectural Legacy of Holloman Air Force Base 1942-1962 - Fact Sheet, 1998 (Legacy 93-0786) pdf [347 KB]
Coming in from the Cold: Military Heritage in the Cold War - Report (Legacy 92-TA0010) pdf [8.42 MB]

The report describes projects to survey, document, and preserve Cold War resources and provides a general typology of Cold War resources.