World War, 1939-1945--War work--California
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Camp Roberts (Ca.) Congratulatory Notes
Identifier: SC 01114
Scope and Contents
Contains a selection of brief handwritten notes from numerous United States Army soldiers undergoing basic training at Camp Roberts, California. They are all written to a fellow soldier at Camp Roberts. Many name the recipient as "Bob." Written during October of 1943, the letters are informal and consist of reminiscences and well-wishes, as the soldiers were about to graduate and go their separate ways.
James H. Schneider Letter
Identifier: SC 00064
Scope and Contents
One letter from James H. Schneider to Betty Dietz dated October 13, 1945. Schneider writes from the 29 Palms area of California. In his letter he talks about fixing planes, missing sea duty, and taking a trip to Los Angeles.
Thelma Kawakami Japanese-American Internment Camp Letters
Identifier: SC 00081
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters written to and from Japanese-American families in Internment Camps during the last year of World War II. Letters present are related to camps at Poston, Arizona and Granada, Colorado. Some of the letters are in Japanese. The majority of the letters are written to Mr. and Mrs. K. Kawakami, from their daughter Thelma working at the University of Minnesota. These letters provide status updates on family members outside of the camp, and discussion of others...
William P. Bachmann Papers
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...