World War, 1939-1945
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
John F. Marshall Correspondence
Ralph E. McCoy Collection
The Ralph E. McCoy Collection contains materials collected by McCoy: publications, correspondence, programs, and American Civil War memorabilia.
Military & Wartime Cookery Collection
The Military & Wartime Cookery Collection consists of a variety of manuscript and ephemeral materials relating to the history of military and wartime food and cooking. Items in the collection date from 1884 to 1965, though the bulk of the collection covers parts of World War I through World War II (1917-1945).
Jimmie W. Monteith, Jr., Collection,
Newsmap, World News of the Week, A. M. S. Bulletins Collection,
The collection consists of several Army and other U. S. military publications, primarily relating to World War II, including: Newsmap, Newsmap Overseas Edition, World News of the Week, and A. M. S. Bulletins. There are additional reports and charts from other agencies. Materials in the collection date from 1942 to 1969.
George M. Parker, Jr., World War II Papers
The collection includes World War II letters of George Marinor Parker, Jr., Army Air Force, of Water View, Virginia, his mother's wartime diary, and related ephemera and correspondence.
Porterfield Family Papers
Materials associated with the William and Florence Mae Wren Porterfield family of Giles County, Virginia, consist of World War II ration stamps, Office of Price Administration ration point tokens, Selective Service classification notices, and receipts.
Roanoke Committee for Clothes Collection Flyer,
The collection includes a flyer (c.1945) advertising the collection of clothes and shoes for World War II efforts.
Franklin D. Roosevelt Inauguration Collection
This collection contains materials from the third inauguration of the 32nd U.S. President, Franlin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945), on January 20, 1941. The materials include an invitation, a program, a "card of admission" with envelope, and the enclosing envelope for the event.
John P. Sawyer Letters
The collection consists of letters to Ralph M. Brown, librarian at Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI), from John P. Sawyer, who graduated from VPI in 1940.