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World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Earl L. Bailey collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 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: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1942-1946; Other: Date acquired: 07/30/2003

Willard and Anna Carr collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.0165
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Samuel Rhea, M.D., Willard Carr, and Anna (Groover) Carr. Dr. Rhea served as a physician with the 377th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion attached to the 4th Infantry Division in the U.S. Army in the European Theater (ETO). Willard Carr served as an officer in the 377th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion and served in the European Theater of Operations. Anna (Groover) Carr served in the Red Cross as Director of the Enlisted Men's Club, Luchbal Barracks in Antwerp, Belgium. This collection contains artifacts, manuscripts, photographs, newspapers, maps, magazines, and military documents. Artifacts include Nazi memorabilia, uniform service clothing, and...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1942-1992; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1946; Other: Date acquired: 10/14/2002

Edna Upham papers

 Collection — 97.0100 - Box 1
Identifier: 97.0100
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a manuscript description of the 161st Station Hospital, personal photographs, and other small paper ephemera related to Edna Upham who served as a U.S. Army nurse during World War II in the US American Theater with the 161st station hospital.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1942-1995; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 11/14/1997; Other: Date accessioned: 2016-12-22

James W. Green collection

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box 24 (00.0700-00.0734), Folder: 00.0707
Identifier: 00.0707
Scope and Contents

This collection relates James W. Green who served as the Assistant Chief of Staff, United States Army Services of Supply, G-2 during the Philippine Island campaign during World War II. This collection includes a captured Japanese propaganda history book of the Japanese Philippine Islands invasion during World War II, plus U.S. Army translations of the book and the military provision that James W. Green could keep the book.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1943; Other: Date acquired: 09/24/2000

John D. Griffin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 06.0181
Content Description

This collection relates to John D. Griffin, a World War II memorabilia collector who assembled this collection. This collection contains letters and documents related to a German soldier who was killed in action on the Russian front in 1943, German death notice cards, Japanese propaganda, Honorable Discharge forms and certificates, Pretzel, Gillepsie and Stouffer letters discussing their time in China, the initiation of the Pretzel Stouffer Law Firm, and photographs at the China House in Chongqing, China.

Dates: 1938-1990; Other: Date acquired: 09/06/2019

John and Margaret Leboucher papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00.0242
Scope and Contents This collection contains three letters: two letters addressed to Mrs. John (Margaret) Leboucher, one written 28 July 1940 from Jim O'Reilly, a seaman in Hawaii serving on the USS Blue and brother to Margaret. A second letter dated 7 August 1945 from Jim tells that he is on Peleliu. Attached is a two-sided sheet of propaganda that was dropped on the Japanese.Also, one letter (copy) dated 2 December 1945, addressed to John Leboucher (aka "Frenchie") from Jack Burgess, on Air Force stationary, along with a scanned copy of the envelope art. The collection also contains two pamphlets: "House of Ideas" (1942) on repaired and remodeled houses done by the US Gypsum Company and "Reynolds Lifetime...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1922-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/01/2000

George Langford collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 97.0064
Scope and Contents

This collection contains seven boxes pertaining to George, Daniel, and William Langford's experiences during World War II and life post-war. The papers include personal documents, military documents, photographs, paintings, newspaper articles, pamphlets, magazines, foreign money, and most prolifically, letters. Also included in George Langford's collection is a full box of artifacts pertaining to his war-time experience.

Dates: 1941-2003; Other: Majority of material found in 1941-1954; Other: Date acquired: 12/17/1997; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-04-09

Paul K. Dougherty collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 98.0018
Scope and Contents

The Paul K. Dougherty Collection includes photographs, documents, and various artifacts Dougherty obtained while in Germany. His collection contains rare original German propaganda publications such as Deutschland Erwach and Adolf Hitler. Also included in the collection is a personal photograph album that belonged to Nazi official and founder of the anti-Semitic newspaper Der Stürmer, Julius Streicher. Other items included are Nazi Party flags/fabrics, Paul K. Dougherty’s camera, and camera accessories.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1942-2000; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/26/1997

Pete Reader collection

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2017 Box 1 (17.0003-17.0027), Folder: 17.0003-Folder 1
Identifier: 17.0003
Scope and Contents

This letter is a chain letter entitled "Make Hitler Feel Like Thirty Cents" describing the steps to be taken in purchasing Defense Stamps to be used in the purchase of United States Government Defense Bonds.

Dates: 1941; Other: Majority of material found within 1941; Other: Date acquired: 2017-04-11

Theodore Harrington collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 98.0371
Scope and Contents The Theodore Harrington Collection contains items gathered by Theodore Harrington's mother and pertain to his time as an airman on the home front during World War II. The majority of the collection centers around his years of service in the Army Air Corps, from 1944-1945. Contained in the collection are folders with material created by Harrington or those around him, including letters, journal and memoir entries, and photographs. The letters are primarily from Harrington to either friends or his parents. The photographs feature servicemen posing with women or are of Harrington's family. The remainder of the collection includes newspaper clippings, church bulletins, postcards,...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1942-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 06/16/1998

Edward A. Treacy collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 17.0035
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Sergeant Edward A. Treacy who served with the 815th Engineer Aviation Battalion in England, Algeria, Tunisia, Sicily, and Italy during World War II. The collection includes memoirs, oral history interview, documents, photographs, artifacts, and an M-44 U.S. Army uniform jacket.

Dates: 1942-1984; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 12/08/2017