World War II
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Fourteen satirical cartoons created by Charles Homer McCutchen, a United States Army private serving in World War II. McCutchen was a resident of Chicago, and worked after the war as a painter and a freelance artist. The cartoons in this group feature commentary on military life, as well as politics.
Content warnings for racial caricatures.
A hundred and eighty page diary kept by Elizabeth Todd Gilmore while on a trip to Europe in 1934. Gilmore traveled with her friend Rhea through Austria, England, Italy and Germany. While in the last two countries, Gilmore remarked upon the conditions of the Fascist and Nazi controlled tourist sites she visited.
Content warnings for anti-Semitism
Three used ration books from World War II: 1 book issued 5 May 1942, from Mariscopa, Arizona, three stamps still attached; and 2 books issued on 7 August 1941, from Kennewick, Washington, several pages of stamps attached.
One journal with 72 pages, and a typed 8 page personal account of WWII experiences written by William A. McGonigle. Two photographs; a cut-out year book page with his image. Scans of three military service forms; one original list of combat missions.
This collection contains photographs taken by an unidentified African American soldier during World War II. The collection features photographs of soldiers training in the United States and deployed overseas in France and Belgium. Photographs including women and children are also featured in the collection.