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World War, 1939-1945

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:

Army Specialized Training Program Materials

Identifier: MC 1764
Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of correspondences, pictures, and photocopies of pictures and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1944-1995

Vernie L. Bartlett Papers

Identifier: MC 1687
Scope and Content Note

The Vernie L. Bartlett Papers contain correspondence from various family members, newspaper clippings, and over one hundred and fifty hand-written sermons. There are also photographs documenting life at the School of the Ozarks, Vernie Bartlett’s experiences in the Philippines and New Guinea during World War II, Bartlett family life, as well as images of rural religious life in Arkansas.

Dates: 1921-1999

Tom Boyett Correspondence

Identifier: MC 1677
Scope and Content Note The collection consists primarily of correspondence between Tom and Evelyn during the periods 1924-1925, after Tom had left Hope, and 1942-1945, when Tom served in the Navy. Other correspondence includes a letter commending Tom’s military service signed by James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy during World War II, and a couple of letters to Tom from his mother, Ida. Remaining items include greeting cards from 1904...
Dates: 1904-1963

Bragg Family Papers

Identifier: MC 1257
Scope and Content Note The collection contains correspondence, legal documents, genealogical materials, photographs, and other materials relating to the Samuel and Hosea Bragg family. Family correspondence includes letters written during the era of the antebellum South as well as the Civil War. Included in Folder 12 is a list of birth dates, and in some cases death dates, of persons enslaved by Hosea Bragg. Also included is correspondence during the period 1866-1911, as well as letters written during the First...
Dates: circa 1836-1993

William Albert Brewster, Jr. Correspondence

Identifier: MC 2643
Content Description The collection consists of the correspondence of William Albert Brewster, Jr., primarily letters written to his mother (Annie Brewster) and sister (Dorothy Lee Brewster) of Ruston, Louisiana, while Brewster was stationed at Camp Neil Martin (University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas) and at Fort Chaffee (Fort Smith, Arkansas) during World War II. Also included is a letter from one of Brewster's hallmates at the University of Arkansas, William Howard, to Brewster's sister Dorothy. ...
Dates: 1944-1946

Maurice "Footsie" Britt Collection

Identifier: MC 1238
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the personal and professional papers of University of Arkansas athlete, World War II officer, and politician Maurice "Footsie" Britt. Materials include scrapbooks, photograph albums, speeches, printed materials, photographs, film, audio and video cassettes, and awards collected by Britt over his sports, military, and political careers. Included are albums assembled by Britt's mother, Virgie; photographs of Britt during World War II and his subsequent acceptance of...
Dates: circa 1890-2021

Jack Brown Letter

Identifier: MC 2228
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a letter written from Jack Brown, then stationed in the United Kingdom during WWII, to his wife, Faye, then living in England, Arkansas. It discusses his daily life and his thoughts on wartime rationing.

Dates: 1944

Troy Campbell World War II Papers

Identifier: MC 2106
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials related to Troy Dale Campbell and his service in the U. S. Navy during World War II, including correspondence, journal entries, photographs, and military records. Correspondence is primarily from Campbell to his parents (William Robert and Laura Campbell of Conway, Ark.), and to his brother, Robert Campbell (also of Conway, Ark.); in most cases, the original correspondence is accompanied by edited typescripts created by the donor or donor’s family. Topics...
Dates: circa 1940-2012

Charles Edd Caudle Papers

Identifier: MC 1843
Scope and Content Note

This collection includes genealogy, correspondence, drafts of two books, business information, financial information, legal information, photos, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1937-2002

Alan and Mary Cazort Papers Related to Japanese American Incarceration in Arkansas

Identifier: MC 1489
Scope and Content Note The collection consist of correspondence, printed and mimeographed material, newspaper clippings, and notes. Correspondence includes letters between the Y.W.C.A. and Mary Cazort concerning the creation of a Y.W.C.A. program at the Rowher and Jerome American concentration camps. The collection also contains newspaper clippings pertaining to the American concentration camps, including the employment of Japanese American incarcerees on local farms. The collection also includes copies of the...
Dates: 1942-1945

Bruce Neal Choate Letters

Identifier: MC 1928
Scope and Content Note

This collection includes correspondence of Choate and his family, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1927-1945; Majority of material found within 1941-1945

Crump/Garvin Family Papers

Identifier: MC 846
Scope and Content Note

The papers include correspondence, clippings, and a wedding book concerning the Crump, Garvin, and Fitton families.

Dates: 1866-1985

Ernie Deane Letters

Identifier: MS D344 414
Scope and Content Note

35mm positive microfilm, copied by Arkansas Historical Commission from original negative film produced and owned by Commission, of war-time letters written by U. S. Army officer Ernie Deane, while in military service in the United States and in Europe, to his wife, Lois K. Deane, to his parents, and to University of Arkansas professor of journalism Walter J. Lemke.

Dates: 1941-1946

James C. Dunbar Papers

Identifier: MC 1045
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Arkansas physician James C. Dunbar. Included are materials related to his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II, including a photograph album documenting his life and work while stationed at Truk Lagoon; certificates, diplomas, and other recognition of his professional achievements; brochures and correspondence related to other Arkansas healthcare providers and organizations; and materials related to Dunbar's hobbies,...
Dates: circa 1938-1989

Adelbert W. Duskin WWII Papers

Identifier: MC 2053
Scope and Content Note

This collection is primarily comprised of correspondence written from Adelbert to his wife, Dorothy, and son, Joel, during World War II. Materials also include correspondence written before the war, 1931-1936, biographical material, ephemera, such as military patches and pins, two datebooks, two printed items on the Po Valley Campaign, and a small number of photographs.

Dates: 1931-2001; Majority of material found within 1933-1945

Leland and Letty Duvall Correspondence

Identifier: MC 1934
Scope and Content Note

The Leland and Letty Duvall Correspondence include correspondence, newspaper articles, and photographs.

Dates: 1942 - 1945

Gregory “Jack” Elsken Memoir

Identifier: MC 1635
Scope and Content Note

The memoir consists of Elsken’s account, as told to Brigid Elsken Galloway in April 1999, of his wartime experiences until his discharge shortly after Easter, 1945.

Dates: 1937-1945

Orval Eugene Faubus Papers

Identifier: MS F27 301 FAUBUS
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, diary, lists, notes, petitions, certificates, clippings, literary manuscripts, legislative bills, scrapbooks, sound recordings, motion picture film, financial, legal, military, and other records created, received, or collected by Faubus (1910-1978) or by staff members of the Arkansas gubernatorial office (1955-1967). Records pertain, for the most part, to the operations (1955-1967) of Arkansas state constitutional and other offices,...
Dates: 1910-1978; Majority of material found within 1939-1974

Orval Eugene Faubus Papers Addendum

Identifier: MC 922
Scope and Content Note This collection is essentially a continuation of the Orval Eugene Faubus Papers, 1910...(1939-74)-1978 (MS/F27/301/FAUBUS). Materials in this collection pertain primarily to the life of Orval Faubus following his six terms as governor of Arkansas. Included are items pertaining to his marriage to Elizabeth (Beth) Drake Thompson Westmoreland (1969); his adoption of her daughter, Kim Elizabeth, and son, Frederick ("Ric" or "Ricci") King (1971); Beth's death (1983); and his marriage to Janice...
Dates: 1928-1994

George Fisher Papers

Identifier: MC 1495

Cartoons, art, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and artifacts from the life of George Fisher, a political cartoonist from Arkansas.

Dates: 1918-2003

Jay Friedlander, “A Place Called Rohwer” Videotape

Identifier: MC 408
Scope and Content Note

Sixty-minute color 3/4" videotape, produced by University of Arkansas at Little Rock associate professor of journalism Friedlander for Arkansas Educational Television Network in the summer of 1980; featuring photographs from National Archives and Records Service’s records of U.S. War Relocation Authority, interviews with former WRA incarceree Sam Yada and former WRA administrator Joseph Boone Hunter, and a discussion by Friedlander; broadcast by AETN March 29, 1981.

Dates: 1980

Clay Fulks Papers

Identifier: MC 1473
Scope and Content Note The first group of materials pertains to Clay Fulks and his family. Biographical materials consist primarily of newspaper clippings, which include information on the Arkansas Socialist Party. The FBI report contains documents released to Stephen Smith relating to the investigation of Clay Fulks from 1941 to 1952. Fulkss newspaper writings include columns, news features, and letters to the editor. Among them is an article on Arkansas entrepreneur Harvey Couch (1932). His writings also include...
Dates: 1909-2002

German POW Letters

Identifier: MC 1907
Scope and Content Note Materials included in the collection are ten letters between Ernest D. Gregory and German prisoners-of war, including Helmut Schulz, Fritz Becker, Gerhard Schnause, Werner Gebauer, Gustav Menke, ...
Dates: 1946-1948

Gilleylen-Eley-Stokes Family Papers

Identifier: MC 1653

This collection consists of materials related to the Gillylen, Eley, and Stokes families of Pike County, Arkansas.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1885-2000

Nathan Gordon Papers

Identifier: MC 1004
Scope and Content Note

Scrapbooks, clippings, letters, photographs, and other papers concerning Nathan Gordon.

A major part of the collection consists of scrapbooks kept by Nathan Gordon's mother, Ada Ruth Bearden Gordon. Materials concerning family history were collected by Nathan Gordon's brother, Edward Gordon, Jr.

Dates: 1852-1989