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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 154 Collections and/or Records:

Ray Woodall Letter to Charles and Mrs. Woodall

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00511
Content Description 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.

Raymond Woodsmall, Jr. Letter

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Identifier: SC 00066
Scope and Contents 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.

Reed Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2010.055
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers and biographic material, 1899-1946, of the Reed family of Floyd County, Virgina and Warren, Ohio. Included are personal letters and photographs, as well as  records relating to service of family members in WWI and WWII.  The correspondence series consists largely of personal letters written by Asa Daniel Reed to his future wife, Clarence Elizabeth Mangus (later Clarence Elizabeth Reed), during Reed's service in the U.S. Army.  Reed's assignments included...

Eleanor Harvey Rennie Papers, 1945

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.055
Scope and Contents This collection includes material gathered by then William and Mary student Eleanor Harvey related to the christening of the  SS William and Mary Victory  on April 20, 1945. Photographs, news clippings, scrapbook, and the wooden chest holding the broken champagne bottle used in the launch are available. Miss Harvey was the sponsor at the launch and Edith Harwood was the maid of honor. Images of the bottle are available online at  ...

Ridell Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.022
Scope and Contents 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.

Robb-Bernard Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 R54
Scope and Contents Papers, 1800-1901, of and relating to John Hipkins and John Hipkins Bernard (mostly accounts); of and relating to members of the Hipkins, Bernard and Robb families; and relating to the Hipkins-Bernard-Robb home "Rose Hill," Caroline County, Va. (later renamed "Gay Mont") and to Bernard's lands in Alabama, Texas and Arkansas. Includes diaries, correspondence, poems, accounts and account books of women (Elizabeth Hipkins, Jane Gay Robertson Bernard, and Helen Struan Bernard Robb); and legal...

Samuel Robison Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2011.526
Scope and Contents Papers, 1942-1949, of Samuel Robison of Alabama, an officer in the Army Air Force based in the United States during World War II. Robison was frequently restationed throughout Texas and California during the war, holding positions at Brooks Field, Ellington Field, Randolph Field, Blackland Army Air Base, Kelly Field, Stinson Field, San Bernardino Army Air Field, Santa Ana Army Air Base, and elsewhere. The collection includes extensive records documenting Robison's reassignments and...

Rollin C. Shearer Letter

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Identifier: SC 00069
Scope and Contents One letter from Lieutenant Rollin C. Shearer to Sergent Tony Yulana.  Shearer served with the 313th Air Transport Squadron, 31st Air Transport Group.  In his letter he talks about flying and Paris.

Parke Shepherd Rouse, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 71 R75
Scope and Contents Professional and personal papers of Parke Shepherd Rouse, Jr. who was a newspaper writer and columnist and an author of books on Virginia. His personal correspondence covers his college years at Washington and Lee University; his years in the Navy during World War II; his early career while working in Richmond, Virginia and Newport News, Virginia; and his business affairs. His college and Navy letters include not only the letters he wrote home, but the letters he received from...

S. F. (Bill) Royall, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1989.02
Scope and Contents The papers of S.F. Bill Royall, Jr. contain a variety of personal material and ephemera, much of it related to Williamsburg, Virginia. The collection includes samples of printing from Bill Royall's press relating to Williamsburg organizations and events such as tags, calendars, posters, programs, stickers, flyers, bulletins and other items.