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Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 1.02
Scope and Contents

The Ephemera Collection contains material primarily acquired for teaching. It includes material in various formats, most of which have been previously published. The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. For this reason, the indicated date range is approximate at this point.

Joseph J. Bernius Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.024
Scope and Contents

World War II Scrapbook of Corporal Joseph J. Bernius, Company B, 591st Engineer Boat Regiment, covering the years 1942 through 1944. This extensive scrapbook consists predominantly of photographs. Also included are postcards, currency, and examples of English regimental insignia. Places covered according to entries on the second page include Scotland, England, North Africa, and Italy.

McGilvray Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.021
Scope and Contents

Letters home to Gatesville, Texas from two brothers, Cam and Burl McGilvray who served in the Army and Marines respectively during World War II. Cam McGilvray was in the Army Officer Candidate School No. 1 in Fargo, North Dakota.  Burl McGilvray was stationed overseas and returned in April 1943 to the U.S. Naval Hospital in San Diego, California due to a heat stroke complication. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, song lyrics and postcards.

Payne Family WWII Scrapbook, 1941-1945

 Collection — Box: 1, Volume: 1
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.100
Scope and Contents

World War II Scrapbook, 1941-1945, most likely compiled by Mrs. R. H. Payne of Remington, Virginia. Included are news clippings relating to the war, as well as a telegram, postcards and letters sent to her by her son Barksdale McClanahan Payne (1907-1985) from his military service in Europe, Barksdale Payne's military insignia and foreign paper money.

Racial and Ethnic Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1.05
Scope and Contents The racial and ethnic ephemera collection contains various materials regarding race, ethnicity, and racism in the United States. The collection includes papers and items that promote racial prejudice and propaganda. The collection also contains items and papers that exemplify the fight for civil and equal rights. African Americans are the most broadly represented group in the collection. Other ethnic groups include Native Americans, Asian Americans, Jewish Americans, Muslim Americans, and...

Reed Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2010.055
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers and biographic material, 1899-1946, of the Reed family of Floyd County, Virgina and Warren, Ohio. Included are personal letters and photographs, as well as  records relating to service of family members in WWI and WWII.  The correspondence series consists largely of personal letters written by Asa Daniel Reed to his future wife, Clarence Elizabeth Mangus (later Clarence Elizabeth Reed), during Reed's service in the U.S. Army.  Reed's assignments included...

World War II Stereograms, Postcards, and Artifacts

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00891
Scope and Contents

Stereograph cards, some printed by the Keystone View Company, of scenes from World War II, including a hospital scene, burned wreck of a Zeppelin, grave of Lieut. Quentin Roosevelt, pontoon bridge inspection, bugle call, french flower lady decorating a soldier and clothing issue at Ft. Lee, Virginia.

A blue ribbon with name plate "Lutz" and silk baglike item with "Hankies" and "U.S. Army, Fort Lewis, Wash." printed on it have been transferred to the artifact collection.

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Clippings (information artifacts) 3
Advertising cards 2
Card games (game sets) 2
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Stereoscopic photographs 2
World War, 1939-1945 2
World War, 1939-1945--United States 2
World War, 1939-1945--United States--Scrapbooks 2
Advertising 1
Advertising blotters 1
Advertising--United States--History 1
African Americans 1
African Americans in popular culture 1
African Americans in the performing arts 1
African Americans--Biography 1
African Americans--Caricatures and cartoons 1
African Americans--Education--Virginia 1
African Americans--History 1
African Americans--Suffrage 1
American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976--Virginia 1
American poetry--19th century 1
Antisemitism 1
Armed Forces -- Insignia 1
Assignats 1
Bank notes 1
Birthday cards 1
Blaxploitation films -- United States 1
Board games (activities) 1
Board games (game sets) 1
Calendars 1
Card games 1
Catalogs 1
Checks (bank checks) 1
Chicago (Ill.)--Industries--Pictorial work 1
Chinese Americans--Caricatures and cartoons 1
Chinese Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.--History 1
Christmas cards 1
Cigarette cards 1
Collecting cards 1
Comic strips 1
Communism--United States 1
Correspondence 1
Coupons 1
Cuban Americans--Public opinion. 1
Desert Storm, Operation, 1991 1
England--Description and travel--20th century 1
Fliers (printed matter) 1
Gatesville (Tex.) 1
Greeting cards 1
Indians of North America 1
Invitations 1
Jamestown 400th Anniversary 1
Kwanzaa 1
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Lead arsenate 1
Logging--Maine--Pictorial works 1
Logging--Washington (State)--Pictorial works 1
Lotteries--United States 1
Lottery puffs 1
Methodist Church--Virginia 1
Methodist Church--Virginia--History--19th century 1
National parks and reserves--United States 1
Newsletters 1
Newspapers 1
Notebooks 1
Oysters--Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.) 1
Oysters--Shucking 1
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Philippines--Description and travel 1
Photographic prints 1
Plays (document genre) 1
Poems 1
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Postcards--Southern States 1
Presidents--United States--Inauguration 1
Price lists 1
Prices--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia. 1
Prices--Washington Metropolitan Area. 1
Printed ephemera 1
Publishers and publishing 1
Race awareness--Simulation methods 1
Race discrimination--Simulation methods 1
Race relations--1960-1970 1
Race relations--United States--History--19th century 1
Race relations--United States--History--20th century 1
Religious texts 1
Reprints 1
Richmond (Va.)--History 1
Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Role playing 1
Satires (document genre) 1
Scrapbooks 1
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Songbooks 1
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Army Officer Candidate School No. 1 (Fargo, N.D.) 1
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 1
Keystone View Company 1
Miller and Rhoads (Richmond, Va.) 1
Payne, R. H. (Mrs.) 1