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.
Amelia "Jeb" Jastrebski's W&M College Scrapbook, 1936-1940
"Scraps" by Charles S. Perkins, Jr., 1937-1939 - assorted ticket stubs, playbills, etc.
"The War Years" scrapbook by Charles S. Perkins, Jr., 1944-1945 - primarily WWII memorabilia with some post-war work-related correspondence
File of related clipppings, photos, etc.
Documents (photocopies), circa 1980s, relating to Ardith Pugh's service on the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians, created to investigate the internment of Japanese-American citizens during World War II. This collection consists of photocopies of interviews/testimonies, case files used during the internment procedures, and correspondence between government officials, much of which was used by the Commission in its deliberations.
Letters, 1944-1945, of Howard Ramey, a member of the United States Naval Construction Battalion, also known as the Seabees, and stationed upon the USS New Jersey during World War II. The letters are primarily written to his grandparents, whose names are unknown. Letters primarily concern Ramey's inquiries about life in the United States as well as his feelings about his service in the Navy. In one letter, Ramey mentions that there is much about which he is not allowed to write.
Correspondence from Horace Ray and Sam P. Collins to their sister and brother-in-law while each was serving in World War II. Letters, V-Mail, and postcards are sent from the United States, Sicily, and an unnamed African country. The materials also includes blank V-Mail envelopes, receipts from the Inman Gin, located in Inman, South Carolina; and blank stationery from the 56th Air Disarmament Squadron, the U.S. Air Force, McClellan Field, and the Sacramento Air Depot.
VMail post letter from Ray Woodall to his parents to let them know he is well, missed home, but has plenty to do to keep him busy at his current post. He asks about friends at home, his father's plans for the land he prepared to plant, and also that they write as often as they can even though the mail is incredibly slow.
One letter from Raymond Woodsmall, Jr. to Mary Bedingfield. Woodsmall served in World War II in Company I of the 3rd Battalion, 1st C.W.S. Infantry Regiment. The letter is dated November 28, 1942.
This collection consists of newspaper clippings, notes, letters and other material pertaining to Carl A. Rickert, a pilot in the 318th Bomb Squadron of the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. The letters include correspondence between Rickert and his family, mostly with his mother back home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Also contained in the collection are newspaper clippings from various army newspapers and publications, as well photographs and illustrations.
The Ridell Family papers is primarily correspondence between Robert Calvin Ridell and his parents in Kerny, Nebraska. There is also correspondence from other family members, friends, and others. Ridell is nearly always addressed as Calvin. Ridell was a member of the United States Navy and correspondence dates from his time in training and while he was deployed at sea during World War II. Much of the correspondence and other printed material in the collection is from 1943-1946.