World War, 1939-1945
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 102 Collections and/or Records:
Dorothea Falls Larsen collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of the diaries of Letha Falls (1941-1953). Also included are family correspondence, letters written by a serviceman to Dorothea Falls from Europe during World War II, photographs, and genealogical information.
Dates: 1844-1988, undated
E. Ross Adair oral history
Scope and Contents This collection contains 6 audio tapes of 5 interviews and a transcript of the first three interviews for an oral history with E. Ross Adair, conducted by Randall W. Jehs and F. Gerald Handfield on March 4, April 13, and June 2, 1971; September 25, 1974; and August 25, 1977. In the discussion, Adair describes his family, upbringing, World War II, his political career, life as a student, political campaigns, Vietnam, and many other topics as well as his career as a U.S. congressman and...
Dates: 1971-1974; 1977
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / E. Ross Adair oral history
Edgar C. Leisure collection
Scope and Contents This collection largely contains letters from Captain Edgar C. Leisure to his wife, Elsie. It also has letters from Calvin Kummer to his sister, Elsie. A few letters from and to other individuals are also included. This collection also has newspaper clippings, telegrams, cards, and other various papers that were mailed between Edgar and Elsie.
Edgar H. Suter manuscripts
Collection — Folder S1312
Scope and Contents This collection includes two typed manuscripts, "Stalin's Most Monstrous Methods" and "Most Miraculous Maniac: Abdication Mystery Solved at Last," written by Edgar H. Suter in 1949 under the pen name, Told Bold. Suffering from mental illness, Suter wrote about what he saw as the "secret-hidden phases of World Wars I and II and events leading up to both." In the second manuscript, he is the "Most Miraculous Maniac" or M.M.M.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Edgar H. Suter manuscripts
Edwin K. Steers papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes legal papers, newspapers clippings, war correspondents' writings, photographs, event and campaign documents, badges and greeting cards from courts, newspapers, and political parties from Edwin K. Steers in Indiana, Illinois and Washington, D.C. ranging from 1930 to 1964 regarding his life, law career, politics, and World War II.
Dates: 1930-1964, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Edwin K. Steers papers
Elisha Cockefair collection
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters of the Cockefair family in Everton, Indiana principally to Alice Keltner in Anderson, Madison County (1895-1911); papers of Charles Masters of Connersville, Fayette County, including his cancelled checks (1917-1939) and his papers relating to his work raising money in Fayette County for the Indiana University Memorial Fund (1922); and letters of Mary Alice Masters from Connersville (1922), Washington D.C. (1938), and California while she was serving in the...
Elmer G. Young, World War II letters
Collection — Folder S2541
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of four letters written by Elmer G. Young and sent to his family in Oakland City, Indiana while he served in the Army during World War II. The first letter was written on December 8, 1941 from Fort Knox, Kentucky following President Roosevelt's declaration of war against Japan. The other three letters were written while he served overseas: September 3, 1943 (no location given), September 4, 1943 from Northwest Africa, and October 18, 1943 from Italy.
Ernie Pyle home photographs
Collection — Folder SP086
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographic reproductions from Mayhill Publications's Indianapolis Monthly in Indianapolis, Indiana in October 1982 regarding images of Hoosier journalist Ernie Pyle and his childhood home in Dana, Indiana.
Dates: circa 1945; 1982
Ernie Pyle Monument, Japan dedication photographs
Collection — Folder SP117
Scope and Contents This collection includes 6 black-and-white photographs taken at the Ernie Pyle memorial and cemetery in Ie Shima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan in 1945. Five of the photographs were taken during a ceremony for the erection of the new concrete memorial in Juy 1945.
Dates: 1945 July, undated
Everette R. Johnson, World War II Navy memoir
Collection — Folder S2478
Scope and Contents This collection includes Everette R. Johnson's World War II Navy memoirs, consisting of typed descriptions of his Navy experiences during the war, the history of the USS Mizar, and several photographs of himself, shipmates, and the USS Mizar ranging from 1941 to 1945. Also included are copies of "USS Mizar and 17th Division USNR (Indianapolis)," his two-page typed history, signed and dated August 1, 1998 and his...
Dates: 1941-1945, 1998-2001