This collection includes a family Bible, ration books from World War II, correspondence, a diary, stenographers' notebooks, and other personal materials.
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.
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.
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.
Letter from son to parents about life in the army in Germany. Mentions looting and keeping German pistols and swords.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Letter about how Mattie's card and gift arrived for Levin in France well in time for Christmas.
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.