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Photography, Military

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

William J. Arlet collection

 Collection — Binder Photographs-1998 Binder
Identifier: 98.0708
Scope and Contents

William J. Arlet served with the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. This collection includes photographs and documents related to William J. Arlet. This collection also includes captured Japanese photographs, which were acquired in 1943 on Guadacanal, Solomon Islands from a United States Marine who was about to deploy to his next assignment.

Dates: 1933-1945; Other: Date acquired: 1998-09-10; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-04-02

George R. Caron transcript

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box 8 (04.0264-04.0310), Folder: 04.0299 - Folder 1
Identifier: 04.0299
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Staff Sergeant George R. Caron who served in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. Caron was the tail gunner on the "Enola Gay" B-29 bomber that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. This collection contains an oral history interview transcript.

Dates: 1995; 1942-1945; Other: Date accessioned: 2003-04-02

J. Charles "Charlie" Christensen collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 17.0021
Scope and Contents

This collection is related to J. Charles "Charlie" Christensen (Staff Sergeant) who served in the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater with Company B, 1st Battalion, 337th Infantry, 85th Infantry Division. The collection consists of scrapbooks, photographs, documents, and letters.

Dates: 1925-1989; Other: Date acquired: 09/22/2017

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

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: Created: 1943; Other: Date acquired: 09/24/2000

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

Milton J. Rosen Photographs

 Collection — 07.0110 - Box 1
Identifier: 07.0110
Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs taken in the Philippines during the later years of WWII. The photographs were taken by Milton J. Rosen and the 2766 Photomapping Battalion, 25th Engineers. These photos were taken over the course of a year from 1945-1946. They include buildings, streets, daily life (of both the soldiers and citizens), Army vehicles, and other landmarks of the Philippines. The collection also includes a photograph of General Eisenhower and General Styer. The photographs are centralized around Manila and Banguio. Several landmarks make reoccuring appearances, such as the Chinese Cemetery, the Jewish Cemetery, the Roosevelt Club, and the Pasig River.

Dates: Created: 1945-1946; Other: Date acquired: 2017-06-15

Marie Oscar collection

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

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: Created: 1942-2000; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/26/1997

William Maurice Sproul collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20.0011
Content Description

This collection relates to William Maurice Sproul who served as a 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Air Force with the 18th Photo Intelligence Detachment, 14th Air Force in China during World War II. The collection includes letters written by Sproul, photographs, artifacts, documents, and military ephemera.

Dates: 1944-1946; Other: Date accessioned: 2021-01-27

Thomas Edward Stubbs, Jr. papers

 Collection — 17.0024 - Box 1
Identifier: 17.0024
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a scrapbook from Thomas Edward Stubbs, Jr, a private in the U.S. Army who served in World War II. Included are photographs of the Pacific Theater.

Dates: Created: 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 2017-06-06; Other: Date accessioned: 2017-10-31

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