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Armed Services Edition book collection

 Collection — Object: All
Identifier: 2015-012-r
Overview This collection consists of several small Armed Services Edition books printed for distribution to American military servicemen/women overseas during World War II from 1943 to 1946. The books feature an array of non-fiction titles as well as classics, poetry, cartoons, biographies and fiction titles of various genres. The published books are complete works and not merely digests.

Roberta Armor Second World War Correspondence

 Collection — Carton: WWII 1, Folder: 4-11
Identifier: 2014-039-w-r
Overview This collection consists of letters written to Roberta Armor, by friends and family, from 1943 to 1946.

Jay L. Baggett Second World War correspondence

 Collection — document-box: Baggett 1, Folder: 1-9
Identifier: 2015-040-w-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence written by Corporal Jay L. Baggett, United States Army to his mother, Mrs. Sidney Baggett, and family during the Second World War. Also included are a photograph, a yearbook, and a Christmas menu.

Maurice Edwin Becker Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Carton: WWII 2, Folder: 25-27
Identifier: 2014-161-w-r
Overview This collection contains the correspondence of Private First Class Maurice Edwin Becker, United States Army to his mother and father during the Second World War.

Harry A. Berger Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2014-006-w-r
Overview This collection consists of letters written to Technical Sergeant Harry A. Berger, United States Army Air Force, by friends and family, from 1938 to 1947. Also included in this collection is one a small photograph of Harry A. Berger, some miscellaneous ephemera and one copy of Yank magazine, from May of 1945.

Warren Lester Brandt Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Carton: WWII 1, Folder: 48
Identifier: 2017-467-wc-r
Overview This collection contains photocopied photographs, a transcribed newspaper clipping and a photocopied letter with a donor made transcription from Staff Sergeant Warren Lester Brandt of the United States Air Force during the Second World War.

Raymond Joseph Briese Second World War Correspondence

 Collection — Carton: WWII 1, Folder: 12
Identifier: 2014-136-w-r
Overview Two letters, one v-mail, and one postcard written by Raymond Joseph Briese. All documents are originals.

Andrew Carroll Second World War newspaper collection

 Collection — Box: Oversize 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: 2015-065-w-r
Overview This collection consists of three newspapers and one brochure from World War Two.

Daniel Dietrich Vietnam War correspondence

 Collection — document-box: Vietnam 1, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: 2016-131-w-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence from Colonel Daniel Dietrich, United States Army, to his wife during the Second World War and the Vietnam War.

Richard N. Doolittle Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2015-085-w-r
Overview This collection consists of original correspondence from Lieutenant Senior Grade Richard N. Doolittle, United States Navy to his wife, Ruth Doolittle, during the Second World War, as well as various correspondence to the Doolittles before the war began and some ephemera from time spent overseas. Also included is a summary inventory created by the donor that lists dates, summaries, and locations of each letter in the collection.

Malcolm F. Farmer Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Carton: WWII 3, Folder: 12-16
Identifier: 2015-110-w-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence from Second Lieutenant Malcolm French Farmer, United States Army, to his mother during the Second World War, as well as photographs and some biographical information.

William Fee Second World War Correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2014-050-w-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence by William "Bill" Fee PFC (privite first class) and his parents, Dwight and Lucille Fee, during his service with the United States Army, 11th Armored Division, during World War II.

David Clark Fransen Second World War coconut letter

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2016-001-w-r
Overview This collection consists of a coconut sent by Captain David Clark Fransen, United States Army Air Corps to his daughter Susan during the Second World War. The collection also contains supplemental material pertaining to Capt. Fransen and his daughter Susan. a photo of Susan and a photo of Capt. Fransen, as well as photocopies of material related to the coconut and Capt. Fransen's military service.

Harold J. Glickman Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Carton: WWII 2, Folder: 23-24
Identifier: 2014-128-w-r

Loretta Golino Second World War Correspondence

 Collection — Carton: WWII 1, Folder: 15
Identifier: 2014-124-w-r
Overview Two Letters and one memo of Loretta Golino, who worked at Norris Stamping and Maunfacturing in Los Angeles during World War Two.

Harvey Headliner newsletters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2013-054-r
Overview A bound collection of "Harvey Headliner" newsletters from 1942 to 1945, which depict the Home Front in the United States during World War II. The newsletters show how many women took jobs in the factory and how the American government, corporations, and labor unions increased in size during the war.

Ruth Hoffman Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2015-086-w-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence written by numerous authors sent to Ruth Hoffman during the Second World War. Also included are photos and other documents.

William B. Hood Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2015-082-w-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence written between Chaplain (Colonel) William B. Hood, United States Army Air Force and members of his family and friends during the Second World War. Also included are postcards, forms, pamphlets and newspapers, documents, a short biography, and a photograph of Ch. (Col.) Hood in uniform.

Hugh Galt English School Children Correspondence collection

 Collection — document-box: 1
Identifier: 2015-129-r
Overview This collection consists of letters recieved by Hugh Galt from English school children during World War Two as part of a Pen Pal or "Hands Across the Sea" correspondence program during childhood.

Japanese Internment posters

 Collection — Folder: 2
Identifier: 2015-119-r
Overview This collection consists of two poster notices of Japanese American evacuation and internment during World War Two, 1942.

Edward T. Kelly Jr. Second World War Correspondence

 Collection — Carton: WWII 1, Folder: 43-47
Identifier: 2015-055-w-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence written Edward T. Kelly to his family during the Second World War.

Mary (Platt) MacKinnon WWII aircraft scrapbook collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2012-043-r
Overview This collection contains the personal scrapbook of Mary (Platt) MacKinnon, aunt of WWII pilot Robert Platt. The scrapbook collection includes scrapbook pages with information about various WWII military planes as well as posters and maps.

Corporal Raymond Frank McRoberts World War Two militaria collection

 Collection — Box: (1)
Identifier: 2015-023-r
Overview This collection is a gift of Penni McRoberts, granddaughter of Corporal Raymon Frank McRoberts. It contains one Class A uniform jacket (US Marines), one Purple Heart medal, seven ribbons, one photograph, and a box with two shell bracelets from Guadalcanal, South Pacific.

Munemitsu Family Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2010-012-r
Overview A collection of photographs, documents, and keepsakes on the Munemitsu and Sasaki families, chronicling their experiences as Japanese immigrants in Southern California and as evacuees in the Poston, AZ internment camp.

Highlights of the collection include: a spoon from Poston, travel documents from 1930, and family photographs of the Munemitsu farms in Garden Grove in Westminister and the Sasaki farm in Santa Ana in Southern California. Also included are fruit boxes, farm ...

John G. Newitt Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2015-056-w-r
Overview This collections consists of 570 correspondence between Lieutenant John G. Newitt, United States Army and his wife Elizabeth, as well as correspondence to his aunts and miscellaneous correspondence to and from Lt. Newitt during the Second World War.

Henry B. Nowak Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Carton: WWII 2, Folder: 28-29
Identifier: 2015-026-w-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence written by Torpedoman's Mate Third Class Henry Nowak, United States Navy to his wife, Florence Nowak, during the Second World War. The collection also contains a CD with photographs and transcriptions.

Neil C. Pascoe Second World War correspondence and Michael L. Watson Vietnam War correspondence

 Collection — document-box: Fitzgerald 2, Folder: 12-16
Identifier: 2016-167-w-r
Overview Letters from Sgt. Neil C. Pascoe (WWII) to his wife, Ruth Pascoe (written as Mrs. Neil C. Pascoe) – March 1944 to October 1945. Letters from Neil C. Pascoe to his mother, Mrs. R.W. Pascoe –March 1944 to Sept. 1945. Newspaper clippings 1943 to 1944. Veteran Information Card.

Two letters from Michael L. Watson to Jenny Kenyon 11/1970 and 12/1971 (Vietnam War).

Lola Cannon Pefley Second World War Correspondence

 Collection — document-box: Pefley Box 1, Folder: 1-12
Identifier: 2017-013-w-r
Overview This collection contains various soldier correspondence to Lola Cannon Pefley, and ephemera during the Second World War.

Louis J. Saffores Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Carton: WWII 1, Folder: 41
Identifier: 2013-055-w-r
Overview This collection contains 19 letters written to Captain Louis Saffores and his wife Marge, from enlisted men who had served under his command, during World War two. This collection also contains two photographs, a small Japanese flag and various postcards and ephemera.

Christopher Smith Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2014-013-w-r
Overview This collection consists of correspondence to and from Captain Christopher Smith, United States Army during the Second World War. The collection also includes photographs and ephemera, as well as a code key letter written at the time for the family to be able to avoid the censors.

Sharron A. Stemler Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Carton: WWII 3, Folder: 33
Identifier: 2017-070-w-r
Overview This collection contains letters and newspaper clippings from Sergeant Bruce H. Nickerson and Henry Hoover during the Second World War.

Myrtle Tracy Second World War Correspondence

 Collection — Carton: WWII 1, Folder: 27-30
Identifier: 2014-045-w-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence from three soldiers, writing to a woman named Myrtle Tracy, during World War Two.

George V. Tudor Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2015-083-w-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence written by Sergeant George V. Tudor, United States Marine Corps Reserve during the Second World War. The collection also contains postmortem correspondence and other papers.

Nick G. Vasos Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Carton: WWII 2, Folder: 16-22
Identifier: 2014-055-w-r
Overview This collection consists of original and photopied correspondence between Sergeant Nick G. Vasos, United States Army and his family during the Second World War. The collection also includes supplementary material such as a biographical video disc, photos, and draft and assignment cards for Sgt. Vasos.

William Vasos Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Carton: WWII 2, Folder: 30-36
Identifier: 2015-123-w-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence written both to and from United States Navy Yeoman Third Class William Vasos and his wife Irene during the Second World War. Also included are newspaper clippings and various wartime and service ephemera.

World War II Ration Books.

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: 2013-022-s-r
Overview This folder contains two ration books distributed by the United States government in 1943 to two Chicago residents.