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World War (1939-1945) -- Homefront

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:

Hugh Galt English School Children Correspondence collection

 Collection — Document-box 1
Identifier: 2015-129-r
Abstract

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

Italian prisoner of war correspondence

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1-2
Identifier: 2017-029-s

Japanese Internment posters

 Collection — Folder 2
Identifier: 2015-119-r
Abstract

This collection consists of two poster notices of Japanese American evacuation and internment during World War Two, 1942.

Dates: 1942

Johns Family Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 33, Folder: 1-9
Identifier: 2016-168-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains letters to and from Private First Class Danver Johns and his parents Moss and Amy Johns during the Second World War. It also contains letters to Amy Johns from various correspondents and seven photographs and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1943 November 17 – 1946 March 31

Louis E. Kearney Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 6, Folder: 2-4, Folder: 1-3
Identifier: 2015-059-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains letters, photographs and and photocopied correspondence from LtCol. Louis E. Kearney, USAAF during the Second World War.

Dates: 1943 - 1951

Henry A. Kennedy, Sr. Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 27, Folder: 1-9, Folder: 1-9
Identifier: 2017-235-w-r
Abstract

This collection contain correspondence from Maj.Henry Anthony "Stump" Kennedy Sr., USA to his parents Austin J. and Annie Kennedy and his sister Elna Kennedy during the Second World War. The collection also contains correspondence to Henry Kennedy from his army buddies, as well as correspondence from his wife Naomi to his parents.

Dates: 1930 May 6 - 1945 November 2; Majority of material found within 1941 May 30 - 1945 November 2

Leon B. Kravik Second World War correspondence and personal papers

 Collection — Box WWII 21, Folder: 9-10, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: 2017-272-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence and other materials pertaining to the accidental death of PFC Leon Bruce Kravik, USAAF, during training in 1942 during the Second World War.

Dates: 1942 December 22 - 1946 October 28

William Weston Lasswell Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 1, Folder: 21, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2014-042-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains two correspondence from T/Sgt. William W. Lasswell, USA to friends during the Second World War.

Dates: 1944 October 1 - 1945 January 17

Harry B. Lilja Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Folder 2019-008-s-r_Lilja, Harry
Identifier: 2019-008-s-r
Abstract

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

Howard E. McCormick Second World War and Cold War collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2017-538-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence to and from Major General Howard E. McCormick to his family and friends during the Second World War and the Cold War. The collection also contains ephemera, photographs, and military documents of McCormick's service.

Dates: 1943 February 16 - 1985 December 10

Corporal Raymond Frank McRoberts World War Two militaria collection

 Collection — Box (1)
Identifier: 2015-023-s-r
Abstract

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

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

Henry R. Meza Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 14, Folder: 9, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-523-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains letters and written correspondence to and from Pvt. Henry R. Meza, USA during the Second World War.

Dates: 1941 December 4 - 1944 February 26

Norman A. Moore Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 21, Folder: 11, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-277-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence and other materials pertaining to Maj. Norman A. Moore, USA, during the Second World War.

Dates: 1942 May 5 - 1945 May 20

James N. Morton Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 21, Folder: 13, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-288-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence from Capt. James N. Morton, USAAF, to his family during the Second World War, as well as one letter from his son, Sgt. James E. Morton, USA, to his sister Barbara.

Dates: 1943 May 14 - 1979 February 28; Majority of material found within 1943 May 14 - 1944 August 14

John G. Newitt Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2015-056-w-r
Abstract

This collections contains 570 correspondence between Lt. John G. Newitt, USA and his wife Elizabeth, as well as correspondence to his aunts and miscellaneous correspondence to and from Lt. Newitt during the Second World War.

Dates: 1926 - 1945; Majority of material found within 1942 February - 1945 April

Neil C. Pascoe Second World War correspondence and Michael L. Watson Vietnam War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 58, Folder: 12-16, Folder: 1-5
Identifier: 2016-167-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence from Sergeant Neil C. Pascoe during the Second World War and Michael L. Watson during the Vietnam War. Also includes newspaper clippings from 1943 to 1944 and Pascoe's veteran information card.

Dates: 1943 September 1 - 1971 December 16

Ralph Leatherby papers, 1946

 Series
Abstract

This folder contains papers pertaining to Ralph Leatherby, including his Army discharge papers and two copies of an article about him in high school.

Dates: 1946

Philip Santonocito Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 62, Folder: 8, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-156-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains the correspondence of Russell A. Sandgren who sent twelve letters to Philip Santonocito during the Second World War, as well as one photograph, five cards, and six sketches.

Dates: 1943

Waldemar Scherer Second World War correspondence and scrapbook

 Series — Box WWII 2, Folder: 16-18
Identifier: 2013-057-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence from Waldemar Scherer to his son Sgt. Richard P. Scherer, USMC, and one scrapbook of letters written to Waldemar's newpaper column.

Dates: 1943 - 1945

Lenore Schwartz Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 2, Folder: 1-2, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: 2014-058-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains eleven correspondence from three different soldiers writing to Lenore Schwartz during the Second World War Two.

Dates: 1943 March 25 - 1944 December 26

Harry Scotidas Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2016-122-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains letters correspondence written to Sgt. Harry Scotidas, USAAF, and Mary Mantos by family and friends during the Second World War.

Dates: 1940 January 17 - 1946 April 17

Adeline "Sue" Seifert Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Document-box Resource Copies 1, Folder: data_value_missing_01e58a77b1e4b480ee097a821dd0b5d7
Identifier: 2014-011-wc-r
Abstract

This collection contains a series of photocopied letters written by Adeline "Sue" Seifert to her husband Glen D. McClure during the Second World War.

Dates: 1945

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, Correspondence to Danver Johns, 1946 March 25 - 1946 March 31

 Series — Box WWII 33, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

This series contains two correspondence to Danver Johns from his mother, Amy Johns, and a woman named Barbara, whose relationship to Johns is unknown. In the letter from his mother, she mostly talks about their farm and what has happened in her life recently. In the letter from Barbara she talks about the weather, asks when he's coming back, talks about his parents, his farm, his stationery, a dream she had, a show she saw, and her prom.

Dates: 1946 March 25 - 1946 March 31

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, 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

Series 5, Correspondence and Documents - Miscellaneous

 Series — Box WWII 5, Folder: 40
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence and documents of the Fee family. The majority of these correspondence deal with William Fee's Army service and promotion as well as the wounds he sustained in March of 1945. This series also includes letters from Dwight Fee, written to William Fee's commanding officers and higher ranking military brass associated with the army infantry.NOTE: See also 2014-049-w-r Dwight Fee First World War correspondence, Series 3, for more...
Dates: 1943 July 24 - 1945 November 2

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

Sally Shediack pen pal correspondence

 Collection — Document-box 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: 2015-148-r
Abstract

This collection contains a single letter, envelope and photograph from Stella Wheeler.

Dates: 1945