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William & Mary Victory Ship Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 11
Scope and Contents

This collection includes original material about the launching of the S. S. William & Mary Victory, data about which ports the ship visited and when, the February 25, 1946 issue of "Victory News," a postcard sent by the ship's former Captain, and accounts given by W&M-related individuals who witnessed the launch.

William P. Bachmann Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01216
Scope and Contents Papers, 1942-1944 of William P. Bachmann from his time as WW II Air Raid Warden for Long Beach, California. Included are handwritten notes, bulletins and correspondence from the U.S. Citizens Defense Corps, Long Beach Council of Defensem Warden Division, instruction booklets, a certificate and identification card and his appointment letter. Binder appears to contain all correspondence received during tenure as Air Raid Warden.Bachmann was in charge of several territories: South...

Richard Williams Papers

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Identifier: SC 00912
Scope and Contents Papers, circa 1940s, of Richard Williams, an African-American soldier stationed in Alaska during World War II. Includes a diary, in which he describes the weather, fishing and other recreational activities, and his duties. There are photographs and postcards that have been glued into the diary, which depict the local post office covered in snow, the towns of Juneau and Sitka, as well as Williams and other people that he met. There are also loose photographs, which seem to have come out of...

Williamsburg Woman's Club World War II Oral History Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.76
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of transcripts and cassette tapes of interviews with 80 people by the Woman's Club of Williamsburg, Virginia to document the World War II experiences of people living in Williamsburg, Virginia in 2004. Folders may contain correspondence, biographical information, copies of photographs, previously written remembrances of WWII, and release forms. The collection also includes a small number of files created by the Woman's Club during the duration of the project.

George Withers World War II Posters

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2013.272
Scope and Contents

Posters featuring works illustrated by George Withers while an artist at the European Theater of Operations in Paris, France during World War II. Includes the first page of a letter home to his wife Virginia, Victory in Europe (V-E) Day in Paris, liberated Paris in the summer of 1945, and the Cirque de Paris. There are also two commercial illustrations by George Withers which include a movie poster and a drawing of Walt Whitman's birthplace on Long Island.

Wolfgram to Tavares Letters

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Identifier: MS 00061
Scope and Contents

Letters from L.J. Wolfgram to Hazel Tavares from 1943 -1945.  Wolfgram served in World War II with the United States Marines, Medical Field Service, Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines.  The 3rd Battalion of the 3rd Marines formed in New River (Camp Lejeune), North Carolina and participated in the Battle of Bougainville and also saw heavy fighting on Guam.

Women's Army Corps Album

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00064
Scope and Contents Photograph album containing 196 pictures of women in the Women's Army Corps (WAC).  Some of the photographs are labeled, but most contain no means of identification of the persons photographed.  One photograph, featuring women marching with gas masks, is a photograph that was widely distributed during and after World War II.  Many of the photographs feature women in uniforms, marching in formation, and life in the women's barracks. There are also women enjoying liberty at beach locations, on...

World War II Photo Album

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.034
Scope and Contents Photo album of a U.S. American soldier documenting his WWII tour of duty in Japan, circa 1945-1946. Includes photos of Okinawa, Nagasaki, Naha, Ominato, Tokyo, Nagasaki, Sasebo, Fukuoka, Kagoshima, Matsuyama, Kure, Hiroshima, and Kyota. While some photos are more of a sightseeing nature, many depict American service men and army camps, Japanese prisoners of war, and destroyed cities, including Hiroshima and Nagasaki after the atomic bombing. All pages and and most photos have brief...

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.

Xpucma Kyzuk Diary, Denmark

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Identifier: SC 00057
Scope and Contents

Diary from World War II written by Xpucma Kyzuk, a German living in occupied Denmark.  The diary begins in 1944 and ends 1956.  Some passages are in English but most are written in German, French, English, and possibly Finnish.

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World War, 1939-1945 153
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World War, 1939-1945--Pacific Area 31
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Diaries 22
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College of William and Mary--History--20th century 19
Clippings (information artifacts) 17
World War, 1939-1945--European Front 17
World War, 1939-1945--Women--United States 15
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century 13
World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners of War 11
Pamphlets 10
United States. Navy--History--World War, 1939-1945 9
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations 9
World War, 1939-1945--Medical and sanitary affairs. 9
World War, 1939-1945--United States--Personal narratives 9
United States. Navy--History--20th century 8
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College of William and Mary--Students 7
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Matthew Whaley School (Williamsburg, Va.) 5
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World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives 5
African Americans 4
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 4
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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 4
United States. Navy 4
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--World War, 1939-1945 4
World War, 1939- 1945- African Americans 4
World War, 1939-1945--War work--California 4
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American Red Cross--History--World War II period 3
Broadsides 3
Class materials 3
Deeds 3
Education--Virginia--Williamsburg--20th century 3
Fliers (printed matter) 3
Germany--History--Allied occupation, 1945- 3
Invitations 3
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Norfolk (Va.)--History, Naval. 3
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Posters 3
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Sound Recordings 3
Speeches 3
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 3
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 3
Williamsburg (Va.)--History 3
Williamsburg (Va.)--Social life and customs 3
Women college students 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography 3
World War, 1939-1945--Atrocities 3
World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons 3
World War, 1939-1945--Veterans--United States 3
Yearbooks 3
African Americans--Education--Virginia 2
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Camp Lee (Va.)--History--20th century 2
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Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 6
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Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 4
United Service Organizations (U.S.) 4
United States Navy 4
College of William and Mary. 3
College of William and Mary. School of Education 3
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Society of the Alumni 3
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps 3
American Red Cross 2
Bund Deutscher Mädel 2
Coleman family 2
Coleman, Mary Haldane Begg, 1875-1967 2
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 2
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Theatre, Speech, and Dance 2
College of William and Mary. William and Mary Theatre 2
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 2
Kimbrough, Janet C. (Janet Coleman) 2
Koontz, Amos Ralph, 1890-1965 2
Millington, John, 1779-1868 2
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 2
Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945 2
Preston, William 2
Reunions 2
Tucker family 2
United States. Army 2
United States. Army. Signal Corps 2
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve 2
Williamsburg Post-War Planning Commission (Va.) 2
Adelman, Ilse 1
Aeschleman, Leonard R. 1
Air Raid Warden's Service 1
Alexander, Lucian W. 1
Alumni Band Organization. 1
American Association of University Women 1
American Austrian Foundation 1
American Chemical Society 1
Andersen, K. F. 1
Anderson, Donald A. 1
Applegate, Margaret 1
Armstrong, Norm A. 1
Army Officer Candidate School No. 1 (Fargo, N.D.) 1
Arnett, Frank P. 1
Astor, Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Viscountess, 1879-1964 1
Atlantic Institute of Foreign Affairs 1
Avery, Charles Franklin 1
Bachmann, William P., 1886-1974 1
Barksdale, Martha, 1900-1974 1
Barlowe, Cynthia Beverly Tucker Kimbrough 1
Beasley, George Alfred 1
Beck, Frederick D. 1
Begg family 1
Belk, George Washington, III 1
Bennett, Henry Eastman, 1873-1941 1
Bernard Family 1
Berry, Elizabeth 1
Blair, James, 1656-1743 1
Blankenship family 1
Blizzard, Arlie Raymond (1909-1966) 1
Blizzard, Arthur Roy (1918-1992) 1
Blizzard, William Russell (1912-2000) 1
Bolling, Maurice Landon 1
Boulanger, Edward. 1
Bowers, Judith A. Magrino 1
Bradbury, Lilly Harrison Hill Smith 1
Braun, Fritz 1
Braxton family 1
Bright, Robert Southall, 1872-1947 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Cassie Dallas Tucker 1
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 1
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 1
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 1
Brown, John Thompson, 1861-1921 1
Brown, John Willcox, 1886- 1
Brown, William B. 1
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Bryan, John Stewart, 1871-1944 1
Bundles for Britain, Inc 1
Bunker, Carl M. 1
Burger, Warren Earl, 1907-1995 1
Burke, Arleigh A., 1901-1996 1
Burleigh, Charles 1
Buzek, Cyril, Sr., 1922-1958 1
Cabana, Leonard R. 1
Calandra, Salvatore Rocco 1
Carlson, Lane, 1919-2010 1
Carpenter, Albina 1
Carpenter, Avery 1
Carpenter, Betty 1
Carpenter, Charlotte 1
Carpenter, Gary P. 1
Carpenter, James E. 1
Carpenter, James Saylor 1
Carpenter, Paul A. 1
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