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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

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

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

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

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

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

Letter from a Polish inmate at Dachau K3

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

John N. Vachet Second World War correspondence

 Collection — document-box: 1, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: 2016-029-s-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence and documents pertaining to the death of Seaman First Class John Norman Vachet, United States Naval Reserve during and after the Second World War.
Dates: 1942-5 - 1948-11

John F. Wade Second World War memorabilia collection

 Collection — document-box: 1, Folder: 1-3
Identifier: 2016-019-s-r
Overview This collection contains memorabilia collected by Sergeant John F. Wade, United States Army Air Force during and after the Second World War. Included are a photo album, identification card, pamphlets and pictorial book about Sgt. Wade's unit, the 9th Air Force Service Command.
Dates: 1944 - 1956

Merrill and Dolores Walker Second World War correspondence

 Collection — document-box: 1-2
Identifier: 2016-026-s-r
Overview This collection consists of 260 correspondence to and between Lieutenant Merrill Ludwig Walker, United States Army Air Force and his wife Dolores Lorraine (Kimbro) Walker before and during the Second World War. Included are letters between the Walkers and other authors as well as greeting cards, papers, and pamphlets.
Dates: 1938 - 1952; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1944

Ralph M. Wefel Second World War combat diary

 Collection — document-box: 1
Identifier: 2016-020-s-r
Overview This collection contains the combat diary of Staff Sergeant Ralph M. Wefel, United States Army Air Force from the Second World War. Also included are supplementary items such as identification cards, notes, and rosters.
Dates: 1942-07 - 1985-09; Majority of material found within 1942-07 - 1945-10

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.
Dates: 1943 - 1943

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