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World War (1939-1945) -- Newspapers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Series 1, Correspondence to Pascoe Family, 1943 September 1 - 1945 August 27

 Series — Box WWII 58, Folder: 1 of 5
Scope and Contents This series contains 13 letters written by Neil C. Pascoe to his mother R.W. Pascoe and other family dating between September 1, 1943 and August 27, 1945. The series discusses acknowledging receipt of many letters from the mother and Neil’s attempts to answer all of them. The series begins with a letter about shipping out, and the very specific way to write his address. “Don’t write anything else for an address as they are very fussy.” –September 1, 1943. It continues with holiday wishes and...
Dates: 1943 September 1 - 1945 August 27

Series 2, Newspaper Clippings, 1944 April 02 - 1944 May 12

 Series — Box WWII 148, Folder: 6, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

This series contains eleven newspaper clippings. Three of them reference "Sgt. Walter W. Swayze." Two of them are Sad Sack comics. One is a diagram of a B-29 Superfortress. The rest reference the state of Michigan or the unit T/SGT Swayze was in during his service abroad.

Dates: 1944 April 02 - 1944 May 12

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 3, Clippings, 1943 - 1945

 Series — Box WWII 58, Folder: 4 of 5
Scope and Contents This series contains 3 newspaper clippings and 1 army information card dated approximately between the years 1943 and 1945. One clipping is a newspaper cartoon called "Willie and Joe," date unknown. One newspaper article is dated August 1944 and titled "The Meanest Man in the Army," by Samuel W. Taylor. The third article is from The Tulsa Tribune, dated October 16, 1943 and titled 'The Healthy American Must Do the Job," by Richard Lloyd Jones. The information card includes information about...
Dates: 1943 - 1945

Series 3, Ephemera and other materials, 1943 December 25 - 1944 November 23

 Series
Scope and Contents This series contains the following: Ephemera: 1-1943/ 1944 "Merry Chirstmas"/ "Happy Newyear" leaflet 1-1944 Thanksgiving Day menu 1-"Anfa Hotel: Casa Blanca" paper slip 1-undated newspaper clipping with headline reading "La fête du Mouloud à Rabat." 3-postcards Other materials: 1-printout of Lieutenant Commander George Fulton Brown's, US Navy...
Dates: 1943 December 25 - 1944 November 23

Series 4, Mr. Merrill L. and Mrs. Gladys C. Bolner correspondence

 Series
Scope and Contents This series contains approximately 308 correspondence written by Merrill L., Gladys C., and Merval L. Bolner to "the Bolner Boys": Merrill H. Bolner, Thomas E. Bolner, and Donald E. Bolner during the Second World War. Although the Bolner brothers are consistently addressed in letters, most of these correspondence were sent directly to Sgt. Merrill H. Bolner.May 13, 1943 - Merrill L. Bolner wrote to Sgt. Merrill H. "June" Bolner, USAAC and advised that he...
Dates: 1942 May 24 - 1982 March 26; Majority of material found within 1942 May 24 - 1945 November 30

Series 5, Clippings, 1941 August 1

 Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This series contains one newspaper and one clipping. The clipping is a poem in English from a French paper sent to Hecht's mother, with handwritten notes. The newspaper is the Ninth Division Anniversary Edition paper from Fort Bragg August 1, 1941. Of particular note is the newspaper's neglect of the war in Europe. From the articles, it is apparent some shifting and reorganization is occuring within the military but there is no mention of the war, rather with articles glorifying...
Dates: 1941 August 1