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World War, 1939-1945

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Franklin Peterson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.04.0127
Scope and Contents

This collection contains Franklin Merle Peterson's personal correspondence, newspapers, ephemera, and photographs from Peterson's lifetime. Peterson was a veteran of the First World War in France and the Second World War in the U.S. Army Air Corps.

Dates: 1896-1984; Date acquired: 01/27/2004

Hilbert Levitz transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2011 Box, Folder: 11.0057 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.11.0057
Scope and Contents

Hilbert Levitz's oral history discusses his childhood and teenage years growing up during the war and his career as a professor at multiple universities. His wartime memories consist of learning about Pearl Harbor, Adolf Hitler, his family's involvement in the war, war bonds, the Holocaust, the 1939 World's Fair, and the advancement of technology. Levitz also goes into depth about his short time in the army during the Korean War, his higher education, and computer science.

Dates: 1939-2003; Majority of material found in 1939-1969; Date acquired: 08/30/2011

Mildred Hoffenbloom manuscript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box, Folder: 02.0451 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.02.0451

Mildred Hoffenbloom was a soldier in the Women's Army Corps. She served overseas in London as a part of claims division, and in Paris, as an office manager to the American Engineers. She remained in Paris until V-E Day in May 1945, and was discharged from the Army in July 1945.

Dates: January 14, 2002; Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Date acquired: 05/28/2002

Laura Mae Jackson DuFore collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.01.0233
Scope and Contents This collection pertains to Laura Mae Jackson DuFore who served with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps during World War II. The collection contains four letters that she wrote to her sister and family while she was overseas, two letters from friends, a collection of black and white photographs mainly from New Guinea and the Philippines, foreign currency, various military documents, artwork created by DuFore, a metal bracelet with the name "Laura" etched in, a cigarette lighter made...
Dates: 1942-2008; Majority of material found in 1942-1945; Date acquired: 06/18/2001

Martha Rose Sanders papers

 Collection — Box 00.0322 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.00.0322
Scope and Contents

Martha Rose Sanders served as a First Lieutenant in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II. Sanders trained at Fort Ogle Thrope, Georgia and was stationed at Camp Haan, California. She served as Orientation Officer in the Morale Service Branch. Sanders also served in the reception center of Fort MacArthur, California. The collection contains letters, newspaper clippings, and documents.

Dates: 1943-1945; Date acquired: 01/16/2000

Katherine Reibman transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box, Folder: 04.0280 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.04.0280
Content Description

This collection relates to Katherine Reibman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II at Camp Upton. This collection contains an Oral History where Reibman recounts her experiences during the war where she was responsible for handing out uniforms and later handing over the records of African Americans being discharged.

Dates: October 20, 2004; 1944-1946

Helen E. Walsh Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.04.0174
Scope and Contents Helen E. Walsh served in the Women's Army Corps from September 1942 to October 1945. She served as an artificer in Oran, Algeria, North Africa; Caserta, Italy; and Dijon, France. She earned three major battle stars for her service close to the front lines in three major battle areas of the European Theater, including Rome-Arno, North Apennines, and Rhineland. She was a Sergeant Major when she received an honorable medical discharge. Walsh remained active in the National Association of...
Dates: 1942-2004; Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Date acquired: 06/14/2004