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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.
Dates: 1943-1946

Charles E. Conn Second World War collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2016-021-s-r
Overview This collection contains the correspondence of Sergeant Charles E. Conn, United States Army and his wife, Mary Ann (Maki) Conn, during the Second World War. Also included are other correspondence, photographs, ephemera, postcards, cards, and various realia collected during the war.
Dates: 1941 - 1946

The Ferris Russian collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2016-063-s-r

S.E. "Doc" Harold correspondence collection

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: 2015-011-r
Overview This collection consists of 43 pieces of correspondence written by S.E. "Doc" Harold to his fiancee and then wife, Olynda Weber Harold from 1934-1945 while he served in the United States Navy.
Dates: 1934 - 1945

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.
Dates: 1942-1945

Arthur L. Hecht papers

Identifier: 2016-059-s-r
Overview This collection contains the diaries, photographs and realia of Col. Arthur L. Hecht, USA created between 1941-1980.
Dates: 1941-05-28 - 1980-10-30

Frederick Hecht papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2016-060-s-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence, photographs, documents and realia pertaining to the military service and death in combat of Private First Class Frederick Hecht during the Second World War.
Dates: 1941-02-07 - 2013-01-02

Ken Horn foreign bank note collection

 Collection — document-box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: 2011-002-r
Overview This collection contains early 20th century foreign bank notes.
Dates: 1920 - 1944

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.
Dates: 1941 - 1944

Wilder V. Immel '35 World War II Atomic Bomb Protest Scrapbook

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: 2009-055-r
Overview A scrapbook documenting the protest of the dropping of the nuclear weapons on Japan during World War II by a San Francisco preacher during the war.
Dates: 1945 - 1985; Majority of material found in 1945 - 1945

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.
Dates: 1942

Corporal Edwin B. and Jeanie Lasher Second World War correspondence

Identifier: 2019-011-s-r
Overview This collection contains 262 letters between Corporal Edwin B. Lasher and his wife, Jeanie, during the Second World War.
Dates: 1944 - 1951

Leatherby family papers

Identifier: 2018-009-s-r
Overview The Leatherby family papers consist of financial and business documents as well as other materials belonging to Ralph William Leatherby and his family. The collection also includes items pertaining to the individual achievements of the family, photographs, and other various items.
Dates: 1946 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1999

Frances Fay Brunstein Papers

Identifier: 1998-004-r
Overview The Frances Fay Brunstein Papers consist of personal papers of Frances Fay Brunstein Levine who traveled extensively as an economist for the United States government in the 1950's. The papers include Frances' own writings and correspondence, travel brochures from her travel in Asia and elsewhere, an extensive collection of propaganda from Asian nations, Latin American nations, and the United States.
Dates: 1927 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1968

Harry B. Lilja Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 2019-008-s-r_Lilja, Harry
Identifier: 2019-008-s-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence sent from Sgt. Harry B. Lilja, USMC to his wife Margaret Lilja. The remainder of the collection contains correspondence from Margaret to Sgt. Lilja as well as correspondence between Sgt. Lilja and various authors.
Dates: 1943 January 30 - 1945 November 08

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.
Dates: 1939 - 1942; Majority of material found in 1942 - 1942

Corporal Raymond Frank McRoberts World War Two militaria collection

 Collection — Box: (1)
Identifier: 2015-023-s-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.
Dates: 1941-1945

Monarch family correspondence

 Collection — document-box: 1, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: 2014-122-s-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence either to or from members of the Monarch family, stamps and banking checks. The dates vary from 1899 to 1945.
Dates: 1899 - 1945

Munemitsu-Sasaki family collection

Identifier: 2010-012-r
Overview A collection of photographs, documents, and keepsakes on the Munemitsu and Sasaki families, chronicling their experiences as Japanese Americans in Southern California and as internees in Southwestern incarceration camps.
Dates: late 1800s-2011; Majority of material found within 1920s-1940s

John J. O'Connor scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2010-031-s-r
Overview This collection consist of five scrapbooks chronicling the career of Congressman John J. O’Connor (D) of New York. Also included is biographic information on Basil O’Connor, who worked with President Roosevelt in the fight against polio.
Dates: 1931 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1951

Robert "Snuffy" O'Neil World War II cartoon drawing

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2010-086-r
Overview One hand-drawn cartoon, WW II era by Robert "Snuffy" O'Neil.
Dates: 1942 - 1942

Letter from a Polish inmate at Dachau K3

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-068-s-r

Company A, 300th Infantry Post Second World War photo album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2016-025-s-r
Overview This collection consists of one album with photos taken by men of the United States Army, Company A, 300th Infantry Regiment, after the Second World War in California.
Dates: 1945 - 1946

Joseph R. Richardson Second World War photograph collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2016-022-s-r
Overview This collection contains Second World War era photographs, news clippings, and ephemera belonging to Second Lieutenant Joseph R. Richardson, United States Army.
Dates: 1937 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1945

Magnus R. Schuldt Second World War correspondence collection

Identifier: 2016-028-s-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence written by T-SGT Magnus R. Schuldt, USAAF, to his parents during the Second World War.
Dates: 1944 March 18-1944 December 31

Sally Shediack pen pal correspondence

 Collection — document-box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: 2015-148-r
Overview This collection contains a single letter, envelope and photograph from Stella Wheeler.
Dates: 1945

Samuel J. Shure V-mail correspondence collection

 Collection — document-box: 1
Identifier: 2016-027-s-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence, postcards, and a V-mail kit (blank V-mail forms, ink well, container of mechanical pencil leads) written by and belonging to Sergeant Samuel J. Shure of the United States Army during the Second World War.
Dates: 1943 - 1945

Lowell Sigler World War Two Service Records collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2015-038-s-r
Overview This collection contains papers and realia of Lowell R. Sigler (1915-1998), who served with the 380th MP Battalion, during World War II.
Dates: 1943 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1945

Gladys Eileen Sparks Papers

Identifier: 2011-010-r
Overview This is a small collection of Glady's Eileen Sparks' papers related to her two years in the United States Coast Guard (Women's) Reserve from 1944-1946 and her college career before that at the University of Illinois. This collection primarilty includes documents and photographs.
Dates: 1939 - 1969

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