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World War, 1939-1945--Religious aspects

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Arnold Busch papers

 Collection
Identifier: 02-07.0102
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters written to Arnold Busch, a basketball coach for Calvary Methodist Church in Lakewood, Ohio, by the students he previously coached. Whether drafted or enlisted, many of the men kept up a correspondence with Busch throughout the war years. This collection also includes Calvary Church newsletters and pamphlets, pamphlets regarding persons registered for service, ration books and other rationing documents, and letters returned to Busch because their recipients were MIA, deceased, or relocated. Also included are photographs of Calvary Church activities on the Homefront, the basketball team, and the Calvary Church’s V-J Day service as well as a copy of an...
Dates: Created: 1934-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 08/06/2007

Earl L. Bailey collection

 Collection — Box 03.0019 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-03.0019
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters and memorabilia sent by U.S. Army soldier Earl L. Bailey to friends and family during World War II, as well as the transcript of an oral interview with the soldier. These documents detail the soldier's basic training at Camp Maxey, TX, participation in the Army Specialized Training Program at Ohio State University, and service in the 405th Regiment, 102nd Infantry Division. This service included stops at Camp Swift, TX, Fort Dix, NJ, and participation in the suppression of the Philadelphia Transit Strike of 1944 before departing for Europe. The letters discuss the campaign in Europe, battles in France and Germany, the Siegfrieg Line, and the occupation...
Dates: Created: 1942-1946; Other: Date acquired: 07/30/2003

Zeddie P. Barron, Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-07.0077
Scope and Contents

This collection pertains to Technician Fifth Grade Zeddie P. Barron, Jr., who was stationed in Virginia, Kentucky, Ireland, Britain, France, Holland, Belgium, and Germany between 1943 and 1945. As a clerk in the 552nd Railhead Company, Barron was attached to the First Engineer Special Brigade. The collection contains personal letters sent from Barron to his wife throughout his period of service, military documents including a ration book, Barron's military record and entrance physical, as well as newspaper clippings, envelopes, and an unpublished poem by Eugene S. Masters reacting to the use of the atomic bomb.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1945; 1939-1945; Other: Date acquired: 06/12/2007

Anthony T. DeMuro papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2019 box, Folder: 19.0016 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-19.0016
Abstract

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

Joseph Freilick papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0545 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-01.0545
Scope and Contents

This manuscript memoir relates to Joseph Freilick who served with the 102nd Infanty Division during World War II in the European Theater.

Dates: Created: 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 10/15/2001

Harry Johnston papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-00.0053
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

Barbara W. Makant collection

 Collection — Box 18.0024-Box 1
Identifier: 02-18.0024
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Barbara W. Makant who was a youth on the U.S. homefront during World War II. The collection includes a U.S. Jewish soldier's prayer book, seventeen History of the Second World War series magazines, and three History of the World War, Special series magazines.

Dates: 1941-1974; Publication: Majority of material found within 1973-1974; Other: Date acquired: 07/07/2018

Rolf Slen collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box, Folder: 99.0281 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-99.0281
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an oral history and the three brief memoirs of Rolf Slen who served as a navigator with the 494th Bomb Squadron, 7th Air Force, in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

Dates: 1924-1999