Scope and Contents
The collection includes a variety of media from Germany, including postcards, magazines for GIs stationed in Germany, photographs, and The Corner. The Corner is a manuscript (likely a historical fiction novel) about a group of men in a Polish Catholic community in Toledo, Ohio. The story follows a group of young men who often spent time on a corner, gambling or socializing, from the 1930s through their wartime experiences up to the post war period. The manuscript appears to demonstrate the cultural enclaves in American cities and how that changed during the Second World War. The time period of the collection is mostly...
Created: 1930-2008; Other: Date acquired: 05/12/1998