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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

100th Infantry Division. U. S. Army, World War II. SSgt. John H. Duncan.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2011.044
Scope and Contents European campaign Germany; training Fort Jackson.
Dates: 1941-1945

Captain William M. Clark, Jr. Collection. Gift of Betty Ann Schmid.

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0060
Scope and Contents Captain William M. Clark, Jr. World War II photograph scrapbook, pilot’s flight log, The Gig Sheet 44A. Gift of Betty Ann Schmid.
Dates: 1944 - 1963

Charles S. Means Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0849
Scope and Contents Brass school bell with wooden handle, approx. 7” tall and 4” base diameter Four daguerreotype cases, three containing daguerreotypes (man and woman in similar cases (3”x3.5”), young man in uniform, and one empty case (3”x2.5”)) Noah Webster The Elementary Spelling Book (New York: American Book Co., 1909) Newspaper clippings and obituary for Charles S. Means Memorial notice (gold letters on black paper) for James Henry, Katherine Henry, Mary Henry, and Elizabeth Henry Two letters from William...
Dates: 1940s-1950s and earlier

Earl D. Reed Collection. World War II photograph albums, U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Marine Corps material.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0347
Scope and Contents The Earl D. Reed Collection contains Mr. Reed's two photograph albums and related printed material. The two photograph albums, which document his career with the U. S. military in the 1930s and 1940s, are particularly interesting, since these include photographs of the fighting between the Japanese and Chinese forces in China in the years before World War II. The collection, housed in two boxes, was a gift of Judy Cowden in December 2005. The collection includes: U.S. Naval Academy, two...
Dates: 1930-1945

“Guide Book to Calcutta, Agra, Delhi, Karachi, and Bombay” American Red Cross, 1942; “Air Service Command Soldiers’ Guide” “Restricted” (1944).

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2014.006
Scope and Contents .“Guide Book to Calcutta, Agra, Delhi, Karachi, and Bombay” American Red Cross, 1942; “Air Service Command Soldiers’ Guide” “Restricted” (1944) World War II
Dates: 1942-1944

Hydraulic System, B-24-D Warplane

 Collection
Identifier: APD 0022
Scope and Contents Hydraulic System, B-24-D Warplane. “Drawing No: 2ZZ 020.” “ Blue Print File no. 846.” Blue print provided for gunner on the airplane to make emergency repairs while on a mission. Also includes photo reproduction of Air Corps Training Detachment, Chicago, 9-4-1942 which includes father of the donor, Arthur Martin Maxian, who served in the 392d Air Expeditionary Group
Dates: 1942

Karl R. Elza Papers (Elza Family Papers).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0680
Scope and Contents Most of the documents and correspondence in this collection relate to the military service of Karl R. Elza of Knoxville during World War II. Karl was a Knoxvillian, a graduate of Knoxville High School and a member of St. Johns Lutheran Church. He was a student at the University of Tennessee in 1942 when he enlisted in the Army Airs Corp. He was called into active duty in April, 1943. Elza was undergoing training as a pilot when he died in a plane crash on July 10, 1944, near Dales Texas. He...
Dates: 1943-1945

Letter: Arly? French to Mr. & Mrs. W. H. French, April 9, 1944.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2019.039
Scope and Contents Letter: Arly? French to Mr. & Mrs. W. H. French, April 9, 1944.
Dates: 1944

Panoramic photograph of 314th OBAVM Co., 614th Batt., [U.S. Army]. Dec. 24, 1943. (World War II). Gift of Laura Underwood

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2019.025
Scope and Contents Panoramic photograph of 314th OBAVM Co., 614th Batt., [U.S. Army]. Dec. 24, 1943. B&W; framed. 33 x 12.5”.
Dates: 1943

“Poems of World War II” by Joe A. Bradley, Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2015.019
Scope and Contents “Poems of World War II” by Joe A. Bradley, Jr.; includes notes and a photograph of four soldiers in a restaurant in Rome Oct. 10, 1944.
Dates: 1944

Posters. ‘Remember Dec. 7th!’ (World War II poster, 1942).

 Collection
Identifier: Poster 2000.001
Scope and Contents ‘Remember Dec. 7th!’ poster. Shows tattered U.S. flag. By Allen Saulburg(?). OWI poster No. 14. 1942. Color. 28x40” (fold lines)
Dates: 1942

“Time Magazine” (August 20, 1945) Soldiers’ edition.

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2014.005
Scope and Contents “Time Magazine” (August 20, 1945) Soldiers’ edition.
Dates: 1945

Time Weekly Magazine (August 20, 1945) WW II Soldier’s edition. Printed in Hawaii.

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2013.022
Scope and Contents Time Weekly Magazine (August 20, 1945) WW II Soldier’s edition. Printed in Hawaii.
Dates: 1945

Two WWII pamphlets: A Guide Book to Calcutta, Agra, Delhi, Karachi, and Bombay; Air Service Command Soldier’s Guide “Restricted.”

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2013.019
Scope and Contents Two WWII pamphlets: A Guide Book to Calcutta, Agra, Delhi, Karachi, and Bombay; Air Service Command Soldier’s Guide “Restricted”
Dates: 1941-1945

United States World War II Savings Bond Stamp Album

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.097
Scope and Contents 1) Envelope for World War II United States Ration Book

2) Savings Bond Stamp Album of Ruth Ann Griffin 1014 W 40th Place, Los Angeles, California. Fourteen $0.25 stamps pasted in book. “A filled book of 75 Twenty-five Cent War Savings Stamps has a value of $18.75 and will be accepted in exchange by the post office for a United States War Savings Bond, Series E, maturity value $25.”
Dates: 1940s

U.S. Defense Savings Bonds stamp albums

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.071
Scope and Contents World War II 2 U.S. Defense Savings Bonds stamp albums partly filled in ($.25 for $25 bond); 1 cover for U. S. War savings bonds ($.10 stamps for $25 bond) The $.10 album cover has caricatures of Axis leaders to be covered with the $.10 stamps.
Dates: 1945

War Ration Book No. 3.

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.099
Scope and Contents War Ration Book No. 3. Issued to Margaret A. Cain of Xenia, Ohio. Four pages of stamps removed, four pages remain (one incomplete)
Dates: 1945

“Work on a farm this summer...Join the U.S. Crops Corps.” (poster) (1943) (World War II)

 Collection
Identifier: Poster 2000.006
Scope and Contents Color poster. “Work on a farm this summer...Join the U.S. Crop Corps.” Pictures a man and woman in overalls. Artwork by Douglas. OWI poster No. 59. 1943. 16 x 22.5”
Dates: 1943

World War II ephemera, 29th Division and Quartermaster Detachment, Camp Joseph T. Robinson, Ark.

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2018.006
Scope and Contents Three pieces of World War II ephemera from the 29th Division and from the Quartermaster Detachment, Camp Joseph T. Robinson, Arkansas. .
Dates: 1941-1945

World War II. Pamphlets and publications for the home front in the war effort.

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2011.008
Scope and Contents World War II. Pamphlets and publications for the home front in the war effort. Includes collecting cans, victory gardens, farm production, etc.
Dates: 1941-1945