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World War, 1939-1945--Photography

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

William R. Auld papers

 Collection — Box 00.0646 - Box 1
Identifier: 00.0646
Scope and Contents

The William R. Auld papers include over 800 photographs taken by Major William R. Auld who served with the 31st Photo Reconnaissance Squadron of the Ninth Army Air Force following General George S. Patton throughout the United States, England, France, and Germany.  The William R. Auld papers also include various sketches done by one of his comrades, a promotion notice, and two poems.

Dates: Created: 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 07/12/2000

Hazel Louis Bowman collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 10.0050
Content Description

This collection relates to Hazel Louis Bowman who worked for the Signal Corps and lived in India with the American Red Cross for two years. Bowman's collection contains six full boxes, one oversize box, a phono records box, and two photograph boxes. Four of the boxes include letters written to and from Hazel to her parents, family, neighbors, and friends. The collection also contains an oral history transcript, newsletters and bulletins, American Red Cross publications, her diary, a book written by Bowman, photograph albums, and ephemera.

Dates: Event: Majority of material found within 1930-1948

Craig Darius Whitesell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 08.0187
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Private First Class Craig Darius Whitesell who served as an armorer with the 3rd Search Attack at Langley Field, VA during World War II. He was stationed in Atlantic City, NJ, Buckley Field, CO, Langley Field, VA, Florence, SC, and Great Bend, KS. This collection includes letters, documents, postcards, photographs, and newspaper clippings. The letters in this collection were written by Whitesell to his parents throughout his time in the Army Air Corps. His letters detail the life of a mainland armorer in the Army Air Corps, which includes training classes, KP and guard duty, and relations between privates and their superiors. He also discusses...
Dates: Created: 1942 - 1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/04/2009

Barbara Lane Daley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00.0608
Scope and Contents This collection pertains to Barbara Lane Daley who served in the US Coast Guard Women's Reserve (SPARS) from 1944 to 1946. She was stationed at the US Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington D.C. The collection contains a photocopy of a scrapbook, photographs, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and various documents including pamphlets, postcards, menus, a restaurant placemat, and certificates. The newspaper clippings in this collection include photocopies as well as the original newspaper clippings of major U.S. events during WWII, such as President Roosevelt's death, the bombing of Pearl Harbor and Japan's surrender. Daley's scrapbook includes photographs of herself, military friends, and...
Dates: Created: 1944-1946; Other: Date acquired: 10/28/2003

Cornelius Thomas Duggins Jr. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 18.0032
Content Description

This collection relates to Marine Captain Cornelius Thomas Duggins, Jr. and his time served during WWII as a Platoon Sergeant in the Pacific Theater of Operations. This collection includes letters, photos, and a signed Japanese flag, as well as documents relating to Duggins' postwar employment. Photographs depict Duggins and his fellow soldiers at Cherry Point as well as civilians in the Pacific Theater.

Dates: 1943-1946; Other: Date accessioned: 2018-10-26

Eugene Steinberger collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 10.0075
Dates: 1939-1966; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-09-24

Dorotha Farrell collection

 Collection — Box 08.0080-Box 1
Identifier: 08.0080
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Dorotha Farrell who served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in an orthopedic ward with the 98th General Hospital that served in England and Germany in World War II. This collection contains 72 photographs, oral history interview transcript, one newspaper article clipping, one Life magazine cover, nine letters, and one folder of official documents.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-10-07

Harry Johnston papers

 Collection — 00.0053 - Box 1
Identifier: 00.0053
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Harry Johnston who served as a U.S. Marine Corps Photographer in the Pacific Theater during World War II. The collection includes a "Gossip" newsletter for the Charleston, South Carolina branch of Kroger grocery. The newsletter discusses good sales, jokes, and friends and romantic interests coming in on leave, etc., and contains a few illustrations. Also included are over 20 postcards from Hawaii, none sent or written on, and one mailed postcard that was sent to Johnston when he was in the US Naval Hospital in April 1945 in Portsmouth, Virginia. A series of photographs are also included that were taken at Hawaii, Samoa, Guadalcanal, Bougainville,...
Dates: Created: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/07/2000

Charlotte D. Mansfield collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 08.0158
Abstract Charlotte Mansfield enlisted in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (W.A.A.C.) in 1942 to pursue work in photograph processing for the military. She was part of the first all-women graduating class from Lowry Field Photo School in Colorado, where she was trained to be a photo technician that developed primarily aerial shots in photography labs. Mansfield was stationed at various locations throughout the United States before being transferred to lab work overseas in England and Germany. By this time, W.A.A.C. had transitioned to Women’s Army Corps (W.A.C.). Throughout her military service, Mansfield took numerous personal photographs that featured her friends and surroundings. They provide...
Dates: 1915-2017; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1957; Other: Date acquired: 09/10/2008; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-06-07

Charles Harold Martin papers

 Collection — Box 09.0086-Box 1
Identifier: 09.0086
Content Description

First Sergeant Charles H. Martin Served with the 3848th Quartermaster Truck Company in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater for 16 months as a clerk. The collection includes Martin's three honorable discharge certificates, Enlisted Reserve Corps Qualification and Availability Questionnaire, and Separation Qualification Record. Also within this collection is Martin's personal copy of photograph album "A Yank's Memories of Calcutta" by Clyde Waddell. This album includes captioned photographs of important buildings, streets, and religious culture of the citizens of Calcutta, India.

Dates: 1944-1956; Other: Date acquired: 2009-06-03; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-11-04

John L. McQuigg collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 19.0018
Content Description

This collection relates to John L. McQuigg (Lieutenant Colonel with the US Army Air Force) who served with the 8th Air Force in Photographic Reconnaissance in the European and Mediterranean Theaters and participated in the North African and the Italian Allied Photo Reconnaissance Wing, including surveillance for the Anzio Landing. The collection contains military papers, ephemera, photographs, artifacts, and maps covering John L. McQuigg's communication with his wife and children, surveillance operations during the war, and documents from the Air Force reserves following the war.

Dates: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 2019-08-06; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-11-06

Melvin Rackleff collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 04.0094
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of the personal possessions of Capt. Melvin M. Rackleff, as they relate to the Second World War and subsequent postwar occupation of Germany as a U.S. Army doctor. Included in this collection are letters written to his wife, Hazel Rackleff, during and immediately following the war. Other ephemera from Rackleff's time overseas is included. Additionally, several books, many from his time during the occupation of Germany, are included. Four maps from the immediate post-war period show the division of Germany and town layouts. One box contains several photograph albums that originally belonged to a German family.

Dates: Created: 1912-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-1946; Other: Date acquired: 11/12/1999

Everett Melvin O'Brien collection

 Collection — 98.0011 - Box 1
Identifier: 98.0011
Content Description

This collection relates to Everett Melvin O'Brien who served as a 1st Lieutenant with the 603rd Quartermaster Graves Registration Company in the European Theater during World War II. The collection contains photographs from O'Brien's service in Graves Registration in the U.S., France, Belgium, and Germany which include killed in action U.S. soldiers and graves. Photographs of the concentration camp at Dachau are also included.

Dates: 1940-1945; Other: Date accessioned: 2000-01-04

Marie Oscar collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.0031
Dates: 1917-1945; Other: Date accessioned: 2002-07-22

Rawls Family papers

 Collection — Letters/Photographs
Identifier: 18.0005
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of letters written by John Rawls during his time in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II in Brazil. He achieved the rank of Major. These letters, primarily to his mother, give details on his time in training and daily life while stationed in Brazil. He tells stories of friends, the tedium of his work, and mentions the various girls he sees throughout the war. Also included is a photograph album consisting of photographs taken by Rawls while in the service. John Rawls' brother David Rawls also served with the U.S. Army Air Corps as a B-17 pilot, stationed in the Pacific Theater. David Rawls was present during the attack on Pearl...
Dates: Created: 1937-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 2018-03-15

William V. Voss, Jr. papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box 14 (00.0398-00.0432), Folder: 00.0425
Identifier: 00.0425
Scope and Contents This collection relates to William V. Voss, Jr. who served with the U.S. Army, 11th Field Artillery, 24th Infantry Division, in New Guinea and the Philippines during World War II. This collection contains four copies of personal letters and two manuscripts, as well as letters and articles from a reunion magazine from Robert Dexheimer. In his manuscript on the "Return to Bataan," he recounts his experience and tells stories of men he knew and his interactions with local Filipinos. Included with the manuscript is a photograph of Voss. The letter from James L. Postma describes his time in the Philippines and experience with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and includes a photograph of him...
Dates: December 4, 1943 - April 1, 2000; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-11-08

Gretchen Marie F. and Leslie J. Vreeland collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 01.0347
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Gretchen Marie F. and Leslie J. Vreeland who were civilian defense workers living in Hawaii from April 1944-July 1946 at Barber's Point Naval Air Station in Oahu. The collection includes documents, ephemera, artifacts, photographs, newspapers, and maps that document the Vreeland's time in Hawaii.

Dates: 1944-1946; Other: Date accessioned: 2001-09-05; Other: Date acquired: 2001-08-21

Weaver Family collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 19.0003
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Paul Zaccaria and Harry Walters Peters relatives who both served as enlisted in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theater of Operations. This collection contains Naval Uniforms from Paul Zaccaria and Harry Walters Peters, as well as Zaccaria's photographs of Nagasaki shortly after the atomic bombs were dropped and Prisoner of War repatriation.

Dates: 1942 - 1979; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-03-26

Wilhelmina C. "Billie" Weezenaar collection

 Collection — 09.0156 - Box 1
Identifier: 09.0156
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Wilhelmina C. "Billie" Weezenaar who served as a U.S. Army Nurse during World War II in the United States, Oran, Algeria, and England.  The collection contains a  photograph album with pictures and captions, a letter of commendation and other war documents, foreign currency, unit patches, rank insignia, and newspaper articles. Also included in the collection are documents related to war service and nursing, a personell list of the 151st Station Hospital, an autograph book, personal letters, primarily from patients and colleagues, photographs, and a portrait.

Dates: 1942-1946; Other: Date acquired: 2009-10-21; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-10-16