World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box WWII 105, Folder: 6-10, Folder: 1-5
Overview This collection contains the correspondence of PFC Kieth L. Cook, USA while training during and after the Second World War ended and his overseas duty in Japan after the Second World War ended. Included are letters written to the Cook family from another family member serving, SGT Russel J. Wenger, and a family friend, SGT Dale S. Ward. There is also one photograph of PFC Cook and his sisters, as well as an honor roll pamphlet.
Dates: 1945 May 09 - 1946 September 24
Collection — Box WWII 19, Folder: 5-6, Folder: 1-2
Overview This collection contains correspondence from SF 1/c Sidney Dashevsky, USN, to his fiancee Emily Van Gelder during the Second World War. SF Dashevsky was was deployed for almost the entire time he knew her during this correspondence, from 1943 to 1946.
Dates: 1943 January 10-1946 January 18
Found in: Center for American War Letters Archives
Collection — Box WWII 102, Folder: 36, Folder: 1
Overview This collection contains six original correspondence from various authors written to Ruth Fish during the Second World War. Also included is one photocopied Civil War letter from James H. Lord to his father in 1861.
Dates: 1861 October 21 - 1945 December 10; Majority of material found within 1945-01-25 - 1945-12-10
Collection — Box WWII 60, Folder: 1-7, Folder: 1-7
Overview This collection contains correspondence written by Capt. Claude McCoy Gordon, Jr., U.S. Army, to Jessie McBrayer Gordon during the Second World War.
Dates: 1944 - 1945
Collection — Box WWII 19, Folder: 4
Collection — Box WWII 14, Folder: 11-13, Folder: 1-3
Overview This collection contains letters, photographs, and written correspondence from A3C, Robert Harrell McVay, USAAF, during the Second World War.
Dates: 1943 December 22-1950 February 15
Scope and Contents This series contains 87 small photographs in black and white depicting the time that Capt. Gretchen H. Yoffa spent with the American Red Cross Clubmobiles in Japan. There are photos of Japanese locals, the Clubmobiles and the women that ran them, Japanese architecture, Nagasaki and the aftermath of bombings, horse riding, and some other shots of men in uniform. There is also a group of photographs depicting a small military function, perhaps a small parade, on a baseball diamond. ...
Dates: 1943 - 1948
Scope and Contents This series contains three newspaper clippings and one military unit newsletter. The clippings highlight Capt. Gretchen Yoffa and her sister, as well as the other women of the American Red Cross and the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC), during the Second World War. The unit newsletter, "On the Beam" 20 June, 1945, highlights some daily recreational services on deck of the a ship, as well as short news stories. The news stories include President Truman's travel arrangements, and a story on...
Dates: 1943 - 1945
Scope and Contents This series contains three miscellaneous items: one card from Paris, France with Christmas Bells, one map of Japan with Japanese text, and one postcard with German or Austrian writing. The postcard was possibly found by Capt. Gretchen H. Yoffa during her service in the Second World War. It is from someone in Austria and sent to someone in Germany just months after the German invasion of Austria. The postcard is dated August 26, 1938 and has a picture of the town of origin.
Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This series contains medals earned by Col. Arthur L. Hecht, USA for his services before and during the Second World War, occupation of Japan, the Korean War, and the National Guard. In the frame are nine medals; American Defense Medal, WWII Army of Occupation Medal, American Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle East Campaign Medal, Victory Medal WWII, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, and the Army National Guard Armed Forces Reserve Medal. Included is a photograph of the...
Dates: 1941 - 1955
Overview Created by Hanni Vogelweid, a Holocaust survivor, she and her family were issued a visa to Japan by Chiune Sugihara, the Japanese consul in Lithuania credited with saving thousands of Jewish refugees by providing transit visas. Vogelweid collected newspaper articles related to the rescuer, Sugihara. In addition, the collection contains correspondence, photographs, writings on Sugihara, programs to exhibitions and events associated with Sugihara, transportation list, and a photocopy of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1990 - 2010
Collection — Box WWII 115, Folder: 5-10, Folder: 1-6
Overview This collection contains approximately 70 correspondence to Mildred H. Walter neé Hinds during the Second World War. The bulk of the collection was written to Mildred from Sgt. Richard C. "Dick" McKissick, USA during the Second World War. Also included are returned letters from Mildred to Sgt. McKissick, letters to Mildred from seven other authors, as well as three letters from a Japanese boy named Toshifumi Tatsumi in Osaka and a postcard from B. Kanno in Japan from 1915-1917.
Dates: 1915 November 10 - 1945 December 8; Majority of material found within 1943 May 7 - 1945 December 8
Collection — Document-box 5
Overview This is a collection of photographs and other materials from Captain Gretchen H. Yoffa of the Red Cross Clubmobiles during the Second World War and after. The collection includes several photographs, and identification card, some correspondence, and miscellaneous items.
Dates: 1943 - 1948