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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 records:

Baur family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 718
Overview Family correspondence and documentation represents about half of this collection of the Baur family papers. Most of the letters were written during the World War II years. The other half of the collection represents the community activities and interests of Edward Jackson Baur and his wife, Lillian Jacoby Baur. Mr. Baur, a University of Kansas Sociology Professor, was a member of the American Civil Liberties Union and Common Cause and addressed many concerns local to Lawrence, Kansas. ...
Dates: 1926 - 2001

Dwight Eisenhower speaking at Abilene, Kansas

 Collection — Case 1
Call Number: KC AV 90
Overview

Audio recording on phonograph of a speech given by Dwight Eisenhower, at this time Chief of Staff of the Army, about the end of World War II and the strength of the civilans after the soldiers coming home. Mention of war parade in Abilene, Kansas and that American values needed to be upheld after the war.

Dates: June 22, 1945

Jones family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 658
Overview

This collection consists of the correspondence of Louise (Doherty) Jones and Dorothy Jones (also known as Dorothy Llewellyn between the years of 1929 and 1932), the mother and sister of Herbert Jones, respectively, and their friends and family. Many of the letters were written to Louise and Dorothy by Herbert during his service overseas during World War II. Also included in the collection are the Jones family tree and business letters relating to the Nebraska Wyoming Investment Company.

Dates: 1912 - 1985

Kansas Ordnance Plant specifications for dormitories

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P247
Overview

Includes specifications for women's and men's dormitories for furnishing material and equipment and performing labor necessary to do all clearing, excavating, grading and backfilling required for the construction of buildings and utilities.

Dates: 1942

Personal papers of R.G. Anderson

 Collection
Call Number: PP 626
Overview

This collection contains materials gathered by R.G. Anderson related to World War II, including rationing, postal stamps and currency, and articles written about the war when coming upon its 50th anniversary. The collection also includes music and still images from Anderson's memorial after his death in 2006.

Dates: 1930s, 1940s, late 1980s-early 1990s, 2006

War comes to the U.S.: The First 30 Hours as Reported to the Time-Life-Fortune News Bureau from the U.S. and Abroad

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS C32
Overview This mimeograph copy is comprised of reports and dispatches from correspondents to Time-Life-Fortune News Bureau chief David Hulbard in New York during the first thirty hours following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The reports total 222 pages. In instances where relative military strengths, the extent of damage to Pearl Harbor, or military and naval strategy were reported, such information was deleted. Officials who made "not for attribution" statements had their names obliterated...
Dates: December 7, 1941

Wint Smith papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 201
Overview

Kansas native Wint Smith, a lawyer by profession, served in the military and the United States Congress. This collection includes correspondence, records related to Smith's military and Congressional career, speeches, photographs, diaries, maps, and other related materials.

Dates: 1877 - 1977