Nevada Historical Society
Scrapbook, diary (1917-1919), military records and citations, and printed materials documenting Hanna's service in the U.S. Army in Europe during World War I. -- Includes certificate of appreciation (ca. 1964), from President Lyndon B. Johnson, posthumously recognizing Hanna's military service
Stephen F. Austin State University, East Texas Research Center
Experiences during World War II, with emphasis on the landing at Normandy, June 6, 1944
Arkansas History Commission
Chiefly letters written by James E. Womeldorff to his wife while he was serving with the U.S. Army Air Forces in Europe during World War II
Montana Historical Society,-- Library and Archives Dept
Topics include his childhood and family experiences in Idaho; World War II; attending the forest service school at the University of Idaho; starting a smoke-jumper unit in Yellowstone National Park; training at Ninemile Camp; work in the Kootenai National Forest, Flathead National Forest, Troy and Yaak, Montana district, and the Bungalow Ranger District, Clearwater Forest, Idaho; private forestry; changes in the forestry industry; and retirement
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Topics include personal background; World War II experiences; purpose of a library; media hardware and the book; Pratt Library programs and position as a state library source center; the library's collection of H.L. Mencken materials; pornography; and the future of the book
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Topics include Devereux's early life, family, education, and early service in the Marine Corps; Japanese capture of Wake Island at the outset of World War II and Devereux's subsequent experience as a prisoner of war; pre-war Marine duty in Peking, China; resumption of Marine Corps duties from 1945 to 1948; campaigns and service as a four term Congressman (1951-1959); official travel; unsuccessful run for governor in 1958; duties as Baltimore County public safety director under county executive Spiro Agnew and characterization of Agnew; and activities after retirement, particularly horse breeding
Portsmouth Athenaeum
Printed "Life in the Service" diary filled in by Reda, containing enlistment data, personal description, buddies' list, promotion record, jokes, military slang, humorous writings, and chronology of the start of the war -- Describes in some detail, induction physical, basic training at Fort Dix, N.J., and Camp Langdon, N.H., and naval mine removal while at Fort Constitution in Portsmouth. Mentions the arrival of surrendered German submarines in Portsmouth. Also includes scrapbook with photographs, ration cards, greeting cards, and other material
Idaho State Historical Society,-- Idaho Oral History Center
Coates discusses both his personal and military life from the early 1930s through the present. Coates describes his numerous military assignments while aboard the USS San Francisco during World War II. His military assignments with the U.S. Navy occurred from Jan. 1941 through Dec. 1946. Coates then worked as an electronic technician at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory from 1956 through 1962; the U.S. Forest Service in Missoula, Mont., from 1963 through 1964; and as a research engineer at the INEEL from 1964 through 1983. He further describes one of his positions which was directly associated with NASA, and his interest in family and Idaho history. Coates was born and raised in Carey, Idaho, and now resides in Nampa
Thomas Balch Library
This collection is generally grouped into three parts: Martha Strother's papers, the Love family papers, and James Edwards Douglass's papers. It contains letters and postcards, military papers and pamphlets, and photographs. This collection is arranged chronologically by recipient. The accompanying visual collection designation describes where each visual item is located in the collection. The first part of the collection contains handwritten letters and postcards received by Martha Strother primarily from 1911-1913 when she was in her early twenties, although there are four earlier letters in the collection dating from 1906 to 1910. The letters were written to Martha Strother from a wide circle of acquaintances and family members, covering a variety of topics from recent news and visiting invitations to thank you notes and declarations of love. Besides letters and postcards, the collection contains two small, undated, unidentified photographs and some handwritten copies of popular ... Read More
Stephen F. Austin State University, East Texas Research Center
Stateside service in the Army before and during World War II. Describes everyday life and training at Fort Sam Houston and later service at Camp Fannin as instructor


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