World War, 1939-1945
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Aletha Grace Hawk's letters to her family in Indianapolis, Indiana from Washington D.C. and Europe ranging from 1918 to 1919, describing her work with the American Red Cross and as a volunteer working with wounded servicemen at Walter Reed Hospital, as well as her travels through France, Switzerland, Belgium, and Germany. The collection also includes Hawk's 1921 letter describing the visit of Marshall Ferdinand Foch to Indianapolis, two letters sent to her...
Collection — Folder S3059
Collection — Folder S697
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed and autographed letters from family members, friends and military officers in the United States and other countries; greeting and postal cards and telegrams; magazine and newspaper articles event programs; invoices; poems; exhibition catalogs; a Japanese Imperial Army war flag from World War II; and Japanese currency ranging from 1908-1980 regarding art and art business, family, personal, religious, and war matters.
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia from Bill Ingalls Hoese, in England and Canada ranging from 1938-1941 regarding flying and world experiences. Also included are sympathy cards and letters, newspapers from the Hoese family and their friends regarding Bill Ingalls Hoese's death, Worthington, Indiana, and World War II. Notable items include a memorial card of Bill Ingalls Hoese's death from the Canadian government, a sympathy card from the Queen at Buckingham...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters, commercial greeting cards, checks, tax forms,ration books, post cards and commercial invitations from many people in various locations, including Indiana ranging from 1839 to 1951 regarding family and business matters. Letter dated November 16, 1845 is in oversize folder (OBC091) and is fragmented.
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of autographed, signed and typed letters from John William Summers in Washington, D.C.; Mary C. Hill in Valeene, Indiana; John Russell and Hazel Stone in Indiana; Washington, D.C. and Dallas, Texas; George G. and Vada M. Summers and Meda Windell in Louisville, Kentucky and Miami, Florida; and Benjamin Eugene Burgess in the Philippines and Japan; ranging from circa 1902-1946 regarding family matters and military service during World War II.
Collection — Box P003
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 291 black and white, 3 x 5-inch photographic prints depicting life at Camp Atterbury, Indiana in the midst of World War II. Three of the images have copies. The photographs were taken by William J. Moriarty, Sr., a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army, as part of his duties for the U.S. Signal Corps while he was stationed there in 1943. The images demonstrate the daily activities of camp life and training, as well as social events, and depict racial...
Collection — Folder S0985
Scope and Contents This collection includes war ration books, autographed genealogies, autographed and signed and typed and signed correspondence, guest and funeral books, greeting cards, photographs, from family and friends in Indiana, Missouri and elsewhere ranging from 1908-1962 regarding family genealogy, finances and business, correspondence with friends, World War II life, the Philippines and Stephens College life.