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John Halko Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00076
Scope and Contents

One letter from John Halko to his friend, Zygmunt Chmielewski postmarked December 8, 1942.  Halko served in World War II in the Army Air Force.  He wrote his letter from Lincoln Air Base in Lincoln, Nebraska.

John Menefee Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01332
Scope and Contents Contains a diary that was also used as an autograph album and service record for Corporal John Menefee of Purcellville, Virginia. Menefee was a member of the Quartermaster Camp stationed in Stockton, California. The diary was given out to service members during World War II as part of the "My Life in the Service" series. The diary is divided into sections for identification of the owner, service record, citations and awards, my buddies in the service, officers I have met, civilians I have...

John Tuthill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2001.03
Scope and Contents Papers of John Wills Tuthill, a United States 20th century diplomat. The collection includes papers from Tuthill's years as a student and professor, his State Department career, his private career with international organizations and his retirement years.  He held many positions within the State Department, mostly in Germany and Europe, with his final posting as Ambassador to Brazil. As a private citizen, he was Director of the Atlantic Institute, President of the Salzburg Seminar, and...

Pearl H. Jones Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.043
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a family Bible, ration books from World War II, correspondence, a diary, stenographers' notebooks, and other personal materials.

Joseph Ferritta Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00114
Content Description

Letters to and from family of Joseph Ferritta during the end of World War II and after, August 1944- January 1946 . Most of the letters concern family events and issues and army life.

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.

Judith Magrino Bowers Scrapbook

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Identifier: SC 00364
Content Description

Red bound scrapbook created by Judith Bowers when she was a girl about World War II. Her father, Daniel Magrino was a soldier in the army during this war. Her scrapbook details the effect of the war on the Homefront, especially in regard to rations of gas and food.

Junior to Parents Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01505
Scope and Contents

Letter from son to parents about life in the army in Germany. Mentions looting and keeping German pistols and swords.

Harry Kamil Letter

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Identifier: SC 00062
Scope and Contents

One letter from Corpral Harry Kamil, 803rd Bomber Squadron, 470th Bomb Group, to his wife dated September 24, 1943.  In it he describes an airplane crash on the base and the horror of extracting the deceased in the aftermath.

Edmund S. Keiter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00049
Content Description The collection contains several black and white photographs belonging to W&M Class of 1938 alumnus Edmund S. Keiter, while serving in the U. S. Navy on the U. S. S. Walter S. Brown in 1943-1944. Subjects of the photographs include life on-board ship (including a boxing match and sunbathing), medical surgery, African-American (presumably) men, a wrecked German plane, a German tank, various unidentified foreign locations (including the ruins of a bombed town), native peoples (Morocco?),...

Dorwin Keller to Stelle Breece Letters

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Identifier: SC 01315
Content Description Two letters from Dorwin Keller to Stella Breece dated February 22, 1945 and March 15, 1945. In the first letter he thanks her for the box of goodies and recites a poem about the country in which he is based, India. It is not a very optimistic outlook of his location nor the situation of being at war. In the second letter Keller sent along a Japanese bill that he claimed he took from a dead soldier. He indicated that if there was blood on the note that she should just lay it out in the...

Kenneth H. Singer Papers

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Identifier: MS 00310
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials related to the Camp Peary, Virginia, military installation and Singer's time there with his stepfather, Cmdr. Arthur C. Linden, USNR, and mother, Barbara E. Linden, during World War II. Includes a portrait of Singer painted by German prisoner of war, H. Koeling; 11 photographs of officers and nurses; photocopies of 3 identification cards; invitation to commissioned officers mess; 22 copies of camp newsletter, Peary-scope, dating from 5 July 1943...

Kenneth J. Kestenholtz Letters

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Identifier: MS 00023
Content Description 72 letters from Kenneth James Kestenholtz to his family, usually addressed, "Sis and all", dated 1943- 1945. During World War II, Kestenholtz served as a Private in the 117th Stateion in the Philippine Islands and New Guinea in the South Pacific. Kestenholtz describes the weather, scenery, and wildlife of his Pacific surroundings. He also comments on food rations, particularly that they receive gum but no candy and only one pack of smokes per day. Most of his letters inquire about...

R. Wayne Kernodle Papers

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Identifier: UA 6.044
Scope and Contents Acc. 1999.028: This collection contains copies of published articles by Professor Wayne Kernodle and others; book reviews; Marshall-Wythe Symposium correspondence; files about the athletic department scandal (1951); Sociology Department papers; Eastern State Hospital papers; the Hampton Roads Peninsula World War II study; correspondence between Kernodle and department members, College officials, and scholars at other institutions; and correspondence with William and Mary alum John Bell...

Janet C. Kimbrough Williamsburg Area History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1985.50, 1991.36 and 1993.06
Scope and Contents

Collection of material about Williamsburg, Virginia area history including Colonial Williamsburg Foundaton, Williamsburg Public Library, "Model" school of Williamsburg, Yorktown Bicentennial, Bundles for Britain and more.  Includes photographs of family and friends, many set in Williamsburg, and photograph of dedication of the Confederate Monument on the Palace Green.

Anna Koch to Erich Koch Letter

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Identifier: SC 01324
Scope and Contents

Letter, 3 December 1946, from Anna Koch, Frankfurt a.M., Germany, to her son Erich Koch,  a prisoner of war (ISN31G, 130194 MI). Anna believed Erich to be kept in Camp Patrick Henry in Newport News. At the time of the letter she had not heard from her son since August 1944.

She mentions that Erich was promoted to train inspector during his absence, is relieved that he was never a member of a political party and gives him news on relatives.

Amos Koontz Papers II

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Identifier: Mss. 91 K83
Scope and Contents Personal and professional papers of Amos Ralph Koontz, surgeon. The personal papers, 1865-1986, include the correspondence of Koontz, his wife, Besse (Stocking) Koontz and their son, James William Koontz. Included are travel diaries, documents concerning the College of William and Mary and Johns Hopkins and material relating to social clubs and societies. The professional papers contain correspondence relating to Koontz' medical practice, political material, documents pertaining to military...

Christine Kusyk diary

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Identifier: SC 00057
Scope and Contents Diary of Christine Kusyk (Ukrainian: Христа Кузик), with entries and illustrations from 1944-1956. Some entries are school notes in history and literature. The volume is labelled "Христа Кузик Денник 1944" (English: Christa Kusyk [Diary] 1944); the Ukranian word for diary is "щоденник" so this may be a shortening. The collection also contains three loose, undated pages written in English in which Christine describes her feelings about the United States, after having lived here for more than...

Norman E. Lau Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2015.076
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of letters to and from Norman E. Lau, who served as an aviation metalsmith for the U.S. Navy during World War II, and his family. The correspondence was written before and after the war, and concern Lau's search for a job in Chicago during the Depression, his training, his time spent overseas during the war stationed in the Philippines, and his life after the war in California. Many of the letters were written to or by his wife, "Kitty." Correspondence...

William J. Lawler Diary

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Identifier: SC 00704
Scope and Contents Diary, 1943, kept by Private William J. Lawler while he was stationed in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Niagara Falls, New York, Tenessee, Georgia, and Denver, Colorado during World War II. Most of his entries in the diary are very detailed, and some of the entries were written by his wife, Nancy Selina. The entries record his life as a service member in the United States Army. Topics include Lawler attending basic training, details of his wife's pregnancy, attending flight school, going to...

Goldie Leatherman Scrapbook

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.036
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook, 1942-1945, of Goldie Leatherman of Hagerstown, Maryland. Leatherman's husband, George, was drafted and inducted into the United States Army. Includes letters, war bond packages, newsletters, and fliers relating to the war effort. There are also diary entries written into the scrapbook by Goldie Leatherman.

Letters to Craig

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Identifier: SC 01496
Scope and Contents

Letters from friends Joe, Margie, Jean, and Sue asking about life in the army. Mentions life in high school, work experiences, and asks when Craig is coming home.

Levin to Mattie Letter

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Identifier: SC 01500
Scope and Contents

Letter about how Mattie's card and gift arrived for Levin in France well in time for Christmas.

Weldon E. Lewis, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.42
Scope and Contents This is a collection of letters written mainly by Sgt. Weldon Eli Lewis, Jr. while he served in the 5th and 7th Army during World War II.  He was in the Special Platoon of the company called Contact Platoon. The majority of the letters are written by Sgt. Weldon E. Lewis to his wife, Madge Colglazier Lewis. Some letters are written by Sgt. Lewis to his son, Weldon E. Lewis, III, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Weldon E. Lewis and his in-laws, Mr. and Mrs. Carl M. Colglazier. A few letters were...

Louis E. Kessler Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00200
Content Description

Collection of about 50 letters written by and to Louis Edward Kessler, of Brooklyn, New York, from August 1944 to March 1945, while Kessler served at the United States Navy Recruiting Station at Camp Bradford in Norfolk, Virginia during World War II. Most of the letters are to or from Kessler's wife, Nancy Kessler, of Brooklyn, New York.

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United States. Navy--History--World War, 1939-1945 9
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Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 4
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Millington, John, 1779-1868 2
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 2
Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945 2
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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
Barnewall, Gordon 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
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Bowers, Judith A. Magrino 1
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Braun, Fritz 1
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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, James E. 1
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