World War, 1939-1945 -- Military life
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials about the law firm of Bingham McHale, formerly Bingham, Summers Welsh and Spilman, in Indianapolis, Indiana, from 1912 to 2011. Much of the information regards Governor Matthew E. Welsh, who was a partner in the firm. This includes the tribute dinner given to him by Vincennes University in 1993 and a speech of his reminiscences. Claude M. Spilman's World War II memoirs, which he wrote while a partner at the firm, tells of his experiences in Germany and France....
Collection — Box 1
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 S1931
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of World War II letters written between 1941 and 1945. All but one are written to Charles Owen Tullis by former students at Washington High School. The letters discuss recollections of classmates and family in East Chicago (Indiana), matters of military training and military life, and impressions of Europe and North Africa. Tullis wrote one letter in the collection. There is also one photograph and one lire in Italian currency.
Scope and Contents This collection includes newspapers, photographs, letters, certificate, and map from Gilbert Hutton in the Pacific front during World War II ranging from 1944 to 1953 regarding military life. Three copies of the "Instrument of Surrender of the Japanese Government and the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters" to the United States Army and Allied Forces in Tokyo, Japan and the Philippines on September 2-3, 1945 are included in the collection. There are also six 16 mm film reels he made or...
Dates: 1944-1953, undated
Scope and Contents The collection consists of letters to Henry E. Wahl from his parents (1936–1945) and letters to his parent during World War II. The letters originate from Bloomington, Indiana, California, Hawaii, and the Pacific. Included are letters from Donald Wahl, a naval officer serving in the Pacific.Additionally, the collection contains a notebook with a diary of a trip from Evansville Indiana to Nashville, Tennessee in and accounts for a schoolteacher in Gibson County in 1866, as well as...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection contains various legal documents, including indentures, deeds, and land sale records from several individuals or families in Hendricks County, including Charles Aplin, Hannah Frasier, John and Thomas Devan, W.W. Irons, and Quartus and Sarah Rust, ranging from 1862 to 1920 and compiled by Jean Menger. There are also numerous letters, postcards and photographs of Fort Sill, Oklahoma from Everett C. Howard and Walter J. Kidd to Jean Hornstein (Menger) in New York, New York during...
Collection — Folder SP160
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photograph with black-and-white snapshot photographs taken by Marvin E. Coffman in Japan during Fall 1945 after the Japanese surrendered at the end of World War II. The photographs concern scenes and people in Japan where Coffman was stationed, including American soldiers and military police, Japanese civilians, buildings, local sights, army checkpoints and sites, and destruction from the war. There are also a few pages of Japanese and American stamps.
Collection — Folder S1285
Scope and Contents This collection comprises an October 17, 1943 newspaper article from the Indianapolis Star containing a reprint of entries from Paul E. Taylor's World War II diary, ranging from December 28, 1941 to December 5, 1942, regarding his experiences in the military, travel to Camp Roberts in California, and Australia.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection comprises photographs and publications from Raymond Banta before and during World War II ranging from circa 1938 to 1945. The photographs comprise numerous portraits of a young Raymond Banta, in casual army dress and in formal attire, as well as a scene with Banta and two other soldiers working in an office. There are also publications and documents such as a small booklet entitled "Tips on Train Travel" with cartoon illustrations by Gluyas Williams; the July and...
Dates: circa 1938-1945
Collection — Folder S3236
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of a carbon copy, or transcript, of a typed letter from Robert S. Allen in Tokosuka, Kyushu, Japan on November 20, 1945/11/20 regarding damage from bombardments and atomic bomb and how the Japanese people lived and behaved towards Americans at the conclusion of World War II.
Dates: 1945 November 20