World War, 1939-1945 -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
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 several histories (1930-1977), correspondence from members during World War II (1943-1944), and ledgers detailing projects (1943-1945). Oversized yearbooks, commemorating yearly objectives, projects, members and notable events is also included.
Collection — Volume V296
Collection — Folder S2164
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of the April 23, 1942 issue of The Pellet Press (Vol. 2, no. 15), a weekly paper published by the Kingsbury Ordnance Plant that was located in LaPorte County, Indiana. The front page of the newspaper has an article regarding a “Slogan Contest” and includes a photograph of Florence Doty as one of the four winners. The collection also includes a 1939 newspaper clipping of an obituary for Mrs. A. J. (Jennie) Douglas, the mother of...
Scope and Contents This collection includes papers, letters, photographs, newspaper clippings, and volumes from Frederick Taggart Cretors, Jr. in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana ranging from 1927 to 1989 regarding his life and World War I service.This collection contains several issues of the Shortridge Daily Echo and an issue of the Shortridge Weekly Echo ranging in date from 1928 to 1981. Also included are oversize certificates and...
Scope and Contents This collection includes professional correspondence, speeches, notes, research, clippings, newsletters, meeting minutes, bibliographies, and other materials created and compiled by Harold F. Brigham in Louisville, Kentucky and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1899 to 1967 regarding his work as a librarian in Kentucky and at the Indiana State Library. There are also a few materials relating to Merriwether Lewis and William Clark, which Brigham used in his talk at the Conversation Club in...
Collection — Folder S2437
Scope and Contents This collection contains several items from the Indiana State Library's booth at the Indiana Library Institute on War Issues meetings held at Winona Lake and Spring Mill Lake in June 1943, including programs for each event; diagrams and instructions for the Indiana State Library's booth setup; a typewritten transcription of a prayer by Stephen Vincent Benet that was read by President Roosevelt at the United Nations Day Ceremony in June 1942 and printed in the New York...
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence sent by Kenneth Riddle from April 1943 to April 1944 to his family in Marion, Indiana while serving in the U.S. Army during World War II; a circa 1943 souvenir postcard packet from Camp Blanding, Florida; telegrams from the War Department regarding Riddle's serious wounding on April 4, 1944 and details related to the return of his remains in 1948; letters sent by family in the spring of 1944 that were returned following his death; a May 1944 letter from...
Dates: 1943-1948, undated
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.