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Chicago (Ill.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Anthony T. DeMuro papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections – 2019 Box, Folder: 19.0016 - Folder 1
Identifier: 19.0016

These papers relate to Private First Class Anthony T. Demuro who served with Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Demuro participated in the Battle of Okinawa. The papers include letters and photographs.

Dates: 1944-1946; Other: Date accessioned

Elmer Hubbard papers

Identifier: 98.0392
Scope and Contents

Elmer Hubbard served as Radioman Second Class in the US Navy's 1st Naval Beach Battalion in the Mediterranean and European Theaters, as well as the Pacific Theater aboard the U.S.S. Buckingham attack ship during World War II. Hubbard participated in the amphibious landings at Anzio, Salerno, and Southern France. The collection consists of original wartime transcribed, typed, and mimeographed letters from original handwritten letters Hubbard wrote to his parents.

Dates: Created: 1943-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 05/13/1998

Edna Kosant Garboski collection

Identifier: 12.0060
Content Description

This collection relates to Edna Garboski, a woman who stayed on the homefront in Stockholm, New Jersey during World War II. The collection primarily contains a series of letters from servicemen in the Army, Army Air Force, and Navy from 1941 to 1944. It also includes photographs of her brother-in-law, Stephen Garboski, while he was in service, as well as miscellaneous materials such as newspaper clippings, drawings, and photographs she received during this time.

Dates: 1941-1944; Other: Date accessioned: 2012-10-24

Shirley and Joe Gould papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 16.0028
Scope and Contents

This collection centers around Joe Gould (formerly Goldstein), a soldier in the intelligence section of the 25th Bomb Group and 325th Photographic Wing in England, and his wife, Shirley Gould, on the homefront in Chicago. It includes letters, photographs and some of their corresponding negatives, a photo album of letters and V-Mail, newspaper clippings, event brochures, various personnel records, and ephemera from the service and the homefront, including drawings, decorative dog tags, and ration cards.

Dates: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 2016-10-14; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-05-18

Samuel Kurlandsky collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 16.0011
Scope and Contents

This collection centers around Samuel Kurlandsky, a soldier in the 12th and 15th Army Air Corps units in the Mediterranean Theatre of Operations. The collection includes a violin case painted with city and country names and a photograph depicting a soldier assigned to surveying and weather tracking equipment.

Dates: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 2016-05-06; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-05-10

Harry E. Neff collection

 Collection — 14.0005 - Box 1
Identifier: 14.0005
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Harry E. Neff who served during World War I and World War II. Harry E. Neff served as a Machine Operator for the 844th Aviation Engineer Battalion at March Field, California during World War II. This collection includes letters written by Neff to Dixie Johnson who resided in Chicago, Illinios.

Dates: 1918-1953; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-10-30

Harry W. Schmeltzer papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections – 2019 Box, Folder: 19.0025 - Folder 1
Identifier: 19.0025
Content Description

This collection relates to Private First Class Harry W. Schmeltzer who served with the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, in the European Theater during World War II. Schmeltzer was killed in action on June 10, 1944 in Normandy, France and awarded the Purple Heart Medal. The collection contains a memoir about Schmeltzer's death.

Dates: Event: 1942-1948; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-10-28

Stanley P. Koss collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 12.0030
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Stanley P. Koss who served as a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne Division during World War II. Koss participated in the battle for Bastogne, Belgium. The majority of this collection pertains to Stanley P. Koss's war bond tour of war production plants in New York and New Jersey as part of an effort to boost war worker morale. The collection includes military orders, itineraries, letters, photographs, and newspaper clippings related to this tour, as well as several souvenirs acquired during the trip. Also included are letters from Koss's pre-service employer, Christmas cards, and a telegram informing Koss's mother that Stanley's brother had been killed in...
Dates: Created: 1942-1994; Other: Majority of material found in 1945; Other: Date acquired: 2012-06-11