World War, 1939-1945
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Contains material created and kept by the Berman family of St. Louis, Missouri. Letters written by Dr. William (Bill) Berman and his wife Marian make up the bulk of the collection. These are primarily letters written, often in Hebrew, by Bill and Marian from Ft. Riley, Kansas, where Bill served as an Army doctor during World War Two.
Abstract This collection consists mainly of correspondence between a young married couple during World War Two. It also includes various miscellaneous World War Two-era items and service-related materials.
Dates: 1944 - 1945
Overview Contains one postcard from Private First Class John C. Higgins thanking the Attleboro War Chest of Attleboro, Massachusetts for a Christmas package. The date posted on the card is 28 October 1943.
Overview Correspondence, photographs, diary, books, stationery set, newspaper clippings, and dog tags of Andrew William Johnson Jr. of Louisville, Kentucky, during the 1940s, before and after he was in the Army.
Overview A collection of letters sent to Elizabeth Harwood from friends, family, and others from 1934 to 1984. They deal primarily with personal lives of Elizabeth, her sister, her friends, and her first husband Richard. For more letters, see Donald and Betty Katz letters, mss_3666.
Dates: 1934-1984; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1942
Overview One photo album, Navy yearbook, postcard, newspaper, two magazines, and several documents belonging to Paul Ohlms, a machinist in the US Navy from Newark, New Jersey.
Abstract This collection consists of the correspondence, manuscripts, and galley proofs, as well as reviews and notices of Elise Ayers Sanguinetti, the Alabama author of The Last of the Whitfields (1962), The New Girl (1964), The Dowager (1968), and McBee's Station (1972).
Overview Letters from Roy Swindell and Sara Swindell to their family, who lived in Chattanooga, and later Nashville, Tennessee. The letters discuss missing home, traveling for work, and Bible verses. One letter is from Sara to their son James, an officer in the armed services during World War II.
Abstract Letters written mainly to Russell F. Trask, E.M. 1/c aboard the U.S.S. Apollo (A.S. 25) by his wife, LeElda “Lee” Trask of Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin. Some of the letters are written to Trask by his mother and other family member. Twenty-eight of the letters are written to Lee by Trask.
Abstract Program for a variety show directed by Alexander Maissel and presented at Ft. Custer, Michigan, on 20 July 1943.
Dates: 1943 July 20
Overview Contains one letter from Mrs. Ada Wilkins of Zanesville, Ohio, on 15 March 1945 to her son, Talen D. Wilkins, who was a prisoner of war at a stalag in Germany. There is also a telegram from the Secretary of War informing her that he was missing in action in the Northern African area on March 27 (no year given).
Dates: 1945 March 15