World War, 1939-1945--Art and the war
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
This collection relates to Margaret Brockett, who remained on the homefront in a domestic role as a mother of twin boys, Ronald and Donald Brockett, during World War II. The collection contains a variety of memorabilia that Margaret kept during her time of the war, such as cookbooks, children's drawings, and more. The collection provides insight into the ways that the United States functioned during the war.
This collection relates to Paul Oehler who was a youth during World War II. This collection contains 8 cast iron and non-ferrous metal toy soldiers. They range in size from 2.25 inches to 3.75 inches tall. The figures include artillery and infantry soldiers performing various activities of service, such as carrying weapons and filming with a camera. The toys were purchased by the donor's parents in Ontario, Canada during the war and presented to Oehler.