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Helen Bowden Peters Darlington Letters

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Identifier: SC 01270
Content Description Two letters from Helen Bowden Peters Darlington to her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Peters. Contents describe her time in Madrid in 1945 during the war where her husband was working as for the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) out of the American Embassy under the guise of an attache for that organization. She gave great detail to the animosity her husband and other OSS spies received from the regular embassy staff and also told her parents a lot about her living arrangements for the few...

Helen Rodgers Weber Letters

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Identifier: MS 00211
Scope and Contents The collection consists of incoming correspondence for Helen Rodgers Weber, with the bulk written over a few months in 1943. The letters are mostly authored by Helen's mother Lettie, father Clarence, and sister Jean. The content reflects on daily life in Indiana during WWII. Helen, also known as Honan, marries Charles Anthony Weber in May 1943. The tight-knit family often addresses their letters to both Helen and Charles and sign each letter as a family unit. Other...

Henry C. Moss Letters

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Identifier: SC 00073
Scope and Contents Two letters from Henry C. Moss to Henry (Hank) J. Heusinkveld dated November 16, 1943 and May 6, 1944.  Moss served in World War II with the Army's 342nd Armored Field Artillery Battalion, Battery C.  He wrote both letters from Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

Henry Crookhorn Letter

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Identifier: SC 01305
Content Description Six page letter addressed to his wife dated June 15, 1944. In it, he addresses the unknown plans for himself and other troop members, dispels rumors she may have heard about troop plans, and cautions her about the Army censoring their letters. Henry also reports about a swim exercise coordinated by their regiment leader. All were required to swim 100 yards in the pool. Of the group, only 12 were able to complete this task. As a result, the plan was made to visit the pool weekly in order to...

Hilda Haworth Diary

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Identifier: SC 01437
Scope and Contents Diary, September 1942 to December 1943, of Hilda Haworth, a resident of Guernsey who, during WWII, was deported by the German army to a POW camp in Dorsten, Germany and later transferred to the POW camp Lindele in Biberach, Germany. Discusses the daily life in the camp, including food and accommodations, being separated from her children, illnesses, entertainment, different gender roles within the camp, anxiety about children who were left behind, excitement about mail, parcels from the Red...

George S. Hochberg Letters

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.490
Scope and Contents Approximately eighty letters, 1944-1945, received by George S. Hochberg, of East Orange, New Jersey, primarily during his officer training in the Marine Corps at Parris Island, South Carolina and Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Before joining the Marine Corps, Hochberg was a student at Yale College in New Haven, Connecticut. This collection includes letters from George Hochberg's parents, Rose and Benjamin Hochberg, in New Jersey and brother Jerry in the Pacific, as well as letters from other...

Howard O. Morris Letters

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Identifier: MS 00050
Scope and Contents Letters from Howard O. Morris, to his wife, Juanita, during World War II.  There are also a few letters from his wife to him.  Morris enlisted in the Army in Fort Bragg, North Carolina and served with the 115th Army Regiment as part of the 1st Eurpoean Civil Affairs (ECA) Regiment, Company A.  While the 115th Regiment was joined with the 1st Division for the Battle of Normandy, Morris' Company stayed behind in England.  The ECA was responsible for giving public health guidance to civilians of...

Virginia Howell Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.432 and 2012.054
Scope and Contents Diaries and photograph album, circa 1940s, of Virginia Howell of Richmond, Virginia. Virginia Howell was married to David Edward Howell, who was in the United States Army during World War II. Includes two volumes which contain diary entries, with photographs and letters from Edward Howell attached. Diary entries include information about Edward Howell's training at Camp Lee, Virginia, as well as information about Virginia Howell's daily activities and whether she received mail from Edward....

Ilse Adelman Diaries

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Identifier: SC 01125
Scope and Contents Two diaries, January 1941-December 1942, kept by a German school girl. Both volumes are called "Kriegstagebuch" (War Diaries) and were most likely part of an regular school assignment or created under direction of the "Bund Deutscher Maedel" which was a constituent of the Hitler Youth.For the most part the entries document events of war like battles, news from occupied territories and the occasional news of members of the National Socialist Party or of military personnel. The nature...

Ingeborg Hartmann Diary

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Identifier: SC 01127
Scope and Contents This volume is a combination of printed calendar, yearbook and diary, kept by Ingeborg Hartmann (b. 1919). It is titled "Der Merker, Jugendjahrbuch des BDU" and was published by the "Verlag des Volksbundes fuer das Deutschtum im Ausland," Berlin. The printed content is propaganda supporting the German national-socialist regime and its politics, and contains a photograph of and quotations by Adolf Hitler. Other printed content are short articles about ethnic German communities abroad, ...

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