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World War (1939-1945) -- Japan

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph M. Accurso Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 156, Folder: 2, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2021-092-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains one letter from S1/C Joseph M. Accurso, USN to Bill and Flo in Chicago, Illinois during the Second World War.

Dates: 1945 September 2

Keith L. Cook Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 149, Folder: 6-10, Folder: 1-5
Identifier: 2017-615-w-r
Abstract

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

Sidney Dashevsky Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 21, Folder: 5-6, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: 2017-507-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence from SF 1/C Sidney Dashevsky, USN to his fiancee Emily Van Gelder during the Second World War. 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

Fernand A. Cote Post Second World War correspondence

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2015-094-w

Ruth Fish Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 146, Folder: 22, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-259-w-r
Abstract

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

Claude McCoy Gordon, Jr. Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 66, Folder: 1-7, Folder: 1-7
Identifier: 2017-116-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence written by Captain Claude McCoy Gordon, Jr., U.S. Army, to Jessie McBrayer Gordon during the Second World War.

Dates: 1944 - 1945

Robert Gordon and family Second World War and post-war correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2017-392-w-r
Content Description This collection contains correspondence from 2nd Lt. Robert M. Gordon, USA and his family during and after the Second World War. Also included are correspondence from Robert's brother PFC Russell D. Gordon, USA and various authors. The correspondence in this collection was written to their parents, William and Faustina Gordon in Medford, Massachusetts.Some of the letters were also written by Robert during his postwar military career from various places including Okinawa, Japan;...
Dates: 1942 - 1962

George Jankovsky Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 21, Folder: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-223-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains five correspondence from PFC George Jankovsky, USA, to the Hopkins family during the Second World War.

Dates: 1945 March 30 - 1945 August 19

Japanese war bride letter collection

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2021-002-s

Toshiko and David Luther Joplin correspondence

 Collection — Document-box 1, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: 2021-002-s-r
Abstract

This collection contains 70 sleeved personal correspondence written mainly by Toshiko Joplin née Takahashi and David Luther Joplin. Other correspondents are government officials and the couple's relatives and friends.

Dates: 1951 April 24 - 1953 May 8

Neal Macurda Second World War correspondence and family papers collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2017-625-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains a variety of materials ranging from 1700 and 1800 documents and correspondence from the First World War and Second World War. This collection also contains a Japanese flag and Japanese map, books, photographs, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1747 - 2002

Robert H. McVay Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 14, Folder: 11-13, Folder: 1-3
Identifier: 2017-518-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains letters, photographs, and written correspondence from AMM3/C, Robert H. McVay, USAAF during the Second World War.

Dates: 1943 December 22 - 1950 February 15

Arthur F. Qulia Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 127, Folder: 9, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2022-120-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains one letter from Arthur F. Qulia, USA to his wife Margaret during the Second World War.

Dates: 1945 October 25

Series 1, Correspondence from Claude Gordon, Jr. to Jessie McBrayer Gordon, 1942 - 1946

 Series — Box WWII 66, Folder: 1-6
Scope and Contents This series contains approximately 230 correspondence from CPT Claude M. Gordon, Jr. to Jessie McBrayer Gordon during his service in the Second World War. The series contains handwritten letters and postcards. A few months into their correspondence, he begins to address her as "Jay." The correspondence begins before they were married October 7, 1944. -- The earliest letter is Dec. 1942, before he joined the Army. Writing about his engineering job in Washington, D.C. he says "From all...
Dates: 1942 - 1946

Series 1, Merrill H. Bolner correspondence, 1943 July 4 - 1945 November 25

 Series
Scope and Contents This series contains 96 correspondence written by Sgt. Merrill H. Bolner, USAAC to family during the Second World War. He wrote from Camp Mackall, North Carolina throughout 1943 while training with the 11th Airborne Division, 187th Glider Infantry. He primarily wrote to family about his training, promotions, and current events abroad.He was relocated to Camp Polk, Louisiana in December 30, 1943 and wrote from this location through the spring of 1944.July...
Dates: 1943 July 4 - 1945 November 25

Series 1, Photographs, 1943 - 1948

 Series
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

Series 3, Clippings, 1943 - 1945

 Series
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...
Dates: 1943 - 1945

Series 5, Miscellaneous, 1938

 Series
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.

Dates: 1938

Series 6, Medals, 1941 - 1955

 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...
Dates: 1941 - 1955

Sugihara-Vogelweid collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2020-003-h-r
Abstract 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

Mildred H. Walter Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 141, Folder: 5-10, Folder: 1-6
Identifier: 2019-118-w-r
Abstract

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

Gretchen H. Yoffa Red Cross Clubmobile photographs and other material

 Collection — Document-box 5
Identifier: 2018-012-s-r
Abstract

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