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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

John F. Marshall Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1999-006
Abstract

Marshall, a member of Admiral William (Bull) Halsey's Third Fleet staff, offers in a letter written to Floyd McElroy, a first-hand description of the ceremony that marked the formal surrender of Japanese forces aboard U.S.S. MIssouri in Tokyo Bay on September 2, 1945. The collection also includes a letter from McElroy to Ernest Bernstein less than a month later that contains information about both Marshall and the letter.

Dates: 1945

Ralph E. McCoy Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2001-047
Abstract

The Ralph E. McCoy Collection contains materials collected by McCoy: publications, correspondence, programs, and Civil War memorabilia.

Dates: 1919-2001, n.d.

Military & Wartime Cookery Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-029
Abstract

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).

Dates: 1884 - 1965; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1945

Jimmie W. Monteith, Jr., Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-062
Abstract Jimmie W. Monteith, Jr. (1919-1944) was a Lieutenant in the army during World War II. He served his country bravely and was killed on the beaches of Normandy during the D-Day invasion of 1944. He was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. Collection consists primarily of his letters home during World War II. Also includes letters of condolence sent to the family following his death, congratulatory letters for being awarded the Medal of Honor, newspaper clippings, and...
Dates: 1933 - 1997

Newsmap, World News of the Week, A. M. S. Bulletins Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-011
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1942 - 1969

George M. Parker Jr. World War II Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-022
Abstract

The collection includes World War 2 letters of George Marinor Parker Jr., Army Air Force, of Water View, Virginia, his mother's wartime diary, and related ephemera and correspondence.

Dates: 1941 - 1945

Porterfield Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-077
Abstract

Materials associated with the William and Florence Mae Wren Porterfield family of Giles County, Virginia, consisting of World War II ration stamps, Office of Price Administration ration point tokens, Selective Service classification notices, and receipts.

Dates: 1942 - 1945

Roanoke Committee for Clothes Collection Flyer,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-077
Abstract

The collection includes a flyer (c.1945) advertising the collection of clothes and shoes for World War II efforts.

Dates: c.1945

Franklin D. Roosevelt Inauguration Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-004
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1941

John P. Sawyer Letters,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-047
Abstract

The collection consists of letters to Ralph M. Brown, librarian at VPI, from John P. Sawyer, who graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1940.

Dates: 1943 - 1945