World War, 1939-1945
Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:
Blacksburg - Virginia Polytechnic Institute Civilian Defense Council Records,
This collection contains records--including correspondence, reports, and printed materials--of a local civilian defense council organized in Blacksburg, Virginia during World War II.
British World War II Scrapbook
Scrapbook compiled by an unidentified person--presumably a military service member, possibly serving in the United Kingdom's Royal Air Force--and comprised of cartoons and clippings from British periodicals, largely relating to the air force.
Culinary Ephemera Collection
The Culinary Ephemera Collection was established in 2013. The collection consists of materials in a variety of formats (postcards, menus, children's activities, advertising pamphlets, and more) that relate to food, nutrition, and medicine, dating from the early 19th century to the present.
Esso War Map
World Map from WW II, produced by Esso. Undated, but probably c. early 1940's. Both sides of map contain voluminous information about war effort.
Marshall W. Fishwick Collection
This collection contains course and teaching related materials, photographs, manuscripts, audiovisual and electronic material, scrapbooks, and the professional and personal correspondence of Marshall William Fishwick, professor of Humanities and Communication Studies at Virginia Tech, 1976-2003.
German Soldier's Photographic Scrapbook
Photographic album compiled by unidentified German soldier during World War II, including snapshot photographs of soldiers, civilians, armament, vehicles, scenery, and ruins in Budapest and elsewhere in eastern Europe.
Robert E. Hord, Jr., Papers
Instrument of Surrender Document,
This collection contains an order on behalf of the Emperor of Japan, given by the Japanese Government and Japanese Imperial General Headquarters proclaiming the surrender Japan to the Allied Powers. The document orders all Japanese Forces to surrender at once to Allied forces and is signed by signed on behalf of the Emperor of Japan and the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters, the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers, and representatives of the Allied Power nations.
Garland D. Kite Correspondence
This collection contains letters from Garland D. Kite to Ralph Brown. The letters detail Kite's experiences as a soldier in Europe during the last two years of World War II.
Armistead M. Leggett Memoir
The collection contains a memoir written by Armistead M. Leggett to his children about his service in the United States Army during World War II. Leggett grew up in Norfolk, Virginia and graduated with a degree in agricultural engineering from Virginia Tech in 1951.