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World War, 1939-1945 -- Homefront

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

Jack P. Bell Second World War Correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2014-160-w-r
Overview This collection contains 600 correspondence between Jack P. Bell and Evabel Bell during World War Two. Jack P. Bell was a private with the 78th Signal Company, 78th Infantry Division of the United States Army, drafted in late 1942 and discharged March 1946. Also in the collection are V-mail, postcards, greeting cards, newspaper clippings, and other documents. There is also one letter written by Jack's sister and another letter with an unknown author.

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.

Jeanne Blackburn Second World War Correspondence

 Collection — Carton WWII 3, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2014-079-w-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence written by Jeanne Blackburn to her boyfriend, serviceman (rank unknown) Paul Gunnison (branch of service unknown), during the Second World War.

Bob [no last name] Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Carton WWII 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: 2014-008-w-r
Overview This collection consists of 1 carbon copy letter from Bob [no last name] (USMM) to his family, during World War II.

Allen Boyden Second World War correspondence

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2015-101-w-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence written by Captain Allen Marston Boyden, USA, and his family members, during the Second World War.

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.

John A.Chinn Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Carton Chinn 1, Folder: 1-21
Identifier: 2016-004-w-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence written by Staff Sergeant John Chinn, United States Army Air Force to his wife Erma Chinn during World War Two.

Clark Family Second World War Correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2016-191-w-r
Overview This collection contains letters, photographs and ephemera from nine Clark brothers: Pvt. George H. Clark, U.S. Coast Guard; Pvt. Albert M. Clark, U.S. Army; Motor Machinist's Mate, Donald T. Clark, U.S. Navy; Lt. Robert T. Clark, U.S. Army; Cpl. Stuart W. Clark, U.S. Army; Pfc. David J. Clark, U.S. Army; S/Sgt.John Neil Clark, U.S. Army; Cpl. Oliver Joseph Clark, U.S. Army, and Duncan Clark to their parents Donald Sr. and Celia Nunn Clark in Orange, CA and to other friends and family,...

Wes Davidson Second World War V-mail

 Collection — Carton WWII 2, Folder: 13-15
Identifier: 2014-102-w-r
Overview This collection contains V-mail written by Corporal Wes Davidson, United States Army, to his sweetheart, Peggy Smith, during the Second World War.

Franz DeVault Second World War Correspondence

 Collection — Carton WWII 2, Folder: 4
Identifier: 2014-121-w-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence written by Franz DeVault to his family during the Second World War.

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.

Mary G. Fitzgerald Second World War and Korean War Correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2015-113-w-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence written to Mary G. Fitzgerald from various senders during the Second World War. Also included are a book of letters on CD, photographs, a baby book, and various periodicals.

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.

William S. Harker Second World War correspondence

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2016-121-w-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence and records relating to Sgt. William S. Harker. According to information provided by the donor, Harker was a medic in the Army Air Corps during World War II.

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.

Louis E. Kearney Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Carton WWII 2, Folder: 5-7
Identifier: 2015-059-w-r
Overview This collection contains letters, photographs and and photocopied correspondence from Lieutenant Colonel Louis E. Kearney, USAF.

William Weston Lasswell Second World War Correspondence

 Collection — Carton WWII 1, Folder: 21
Identifier: 2014-042-w-r
Scope and Contents This collection contains 2 letters written by William Weston Lasswell.The first, written Ocotber 1, 1944, was addressed to Walt and Ginger Fletcher. Lasswell spent the letter lamenting his lack of French skills, because it made conversing with beautiful French women difficult.The second letter, written January 17, 1945, was addressed to Bruce and Helen Anderson. Lasswell wrote from Belgium, and expressed thanks for a lovely Christmas gift. This collection...

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.

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.

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).

Ralph Leatherby papers, 1946

 Series
Overview This folder contains papers pertaining to Ralph Leatherby, including his Army discharge papers and two copies of an article about him in high school.

Waldemar Scherer Second World War correspondence and scrapbook.

 Series — Carton WWII 2, Folder: 1-3
Identifier: 2013-057-w-r
Overview This collection contains one scrapbook of newspaper columns written by Waldemar Scherer and correspondence to his son Richard.

Lenore Schwartz Second World War Correspondence

 Collection — Carton WWII 1, Folder: 25-26
Identifier: 2014-058-w-r
Overview This collection contains 11 pieces of correspondence, authored by three different soldiers, writing to Lenore Schwartz during World War Two.

Harry Scotidas Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2016-122-w-r
Overview This collection contains letters correspondence written to Air Force Sgt. Harry Scotidas and Mary Mantos by family and friends during the Second World War.

Adeline "Sue" Seifert Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box Copies 1, Folder: data_value_missing_01e58a77b1e4b480ee097a821dd0b5d7
Identifier: 2014-011-wc-r
Overview This collection contains a series of photocopied letters written by Adeline "Sue" Seifert to her husband Glen D. McClure.

Series 2, Correspondence from Jack P. Bell, 1943 - 1946

 Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This series contains the correspondence of Jack P. Bell to Evabel Bell. The folders contain his letters to Evabel Bell from 1943 to 1946. The couple referred to any of their short letters as a "Shorty Bell." The subjects in the correspondence include general family news, the homefront, work, and Evabel Bell's daily activities, as well as training camp, daily routines and duties, and traveling to different cities and countries. Near the end of the war and afterward, Bell wrote from England, and...

Series 3, Correspondence from Jack P. Bell's sister

 Series — Document-box J. Bell 6, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents This series contains 1 correspondence of Bell's sister to Bell. The sister's name is unknown. The subject of the letter involves the homefront: daily activities, friends, and family.In the letter, the sister mentioned reading about Bell's division, the 78th Division, in the newspaper and about how they might be going home soon. The sister tells Bell that she and a friend, Betty, saw a stageplay called "Angel Street." She wrote about an old neighbor named Bill Jones who was in the...

Series 5, Correspondence and Documents - Miscellaneous

 Series — Carton WWII 1, Folder: 40
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence and documents of the Fee family. The majority of these correspondence deal with William Fee's Army service and promotion as well as the wounds he sustained in March of 1945.

This series also includes letters from Dwight Fee, written to William Fee's commanding officers and higher ranking military brass associated with the army infantry.

Box 3:

Folder 5 Jan. 1943 - Mar. 1946

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.

Frances Stephanie Szalay Second World War collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2016-012-w-r
Overview This collection contains material donated by Frances Stephanie Szalay from her time in service in the Women's Army Corps during and after the Second World War.

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.

Maude and Mack Witty Second World War Christmas correspondence

 Collection — Carton WWII 3, Folder: 35
Identifier: 2017-238-w-r
Overview This collection contains holiday correspondence to Mack and Maude Witty during the Second World War.