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United States. Army

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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Walter B. Alsky papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 7043
Abstract Walter B. Alsky was born on June 30, 1917 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1941, and was assigned to the IV Fighter Command, Signal Headquarters, in Oakland, California. After his discharge in 1945, he returned to Monterey Park and marrked Victoria H. Sladik, from whom he was divorced by 1947. Alsky never remarried, but his obituary notes that he was survived by his domestic partner of 47 years, Cliff Bagwell, a hairstylist who operated a salon in Alhambra. Alsky...
Dates: 1930s-1950s

Army and Navy of the United States prints

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6203
Abstract

Prints from a portfolio "Army and Navy of the United States", depicting various military scenes, primarily soldiers on horseback. The prints are hand colored. Three of the prints include artists signatures--Andre Castaigne and W.S. (William Sullivant Vanderbilt) Allen. They all include copyright dates of 1891 or 1892.

Dates: circa 1891-1892

Connie Conaway letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 7014
Abstract Letters and postcards from Corporal Art Harm to Connie (Vernacaleen) Conaway (Haught). Although primarily love letters, the letters and postcards also contain details about Corporal Harm's basic training at Fort Murphy, Florida. The letters begin in May 1943 and end in September 1943. Also included is a photograph of Corporal Harm, inscribed to Connie and dated June 22, 1943; a telegram; and a letter from Cyrus Lounsbury. Connie was born in Oklahoma, but was living in Los Angeles by 1943....
Dates: 1943 - 1945

William C. Herbert papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0398
Abstract

The William C. Herbert papers was brought to USC during the 1990s via Associate Dean for Development and Law School Historian John (Tom) Tomlinson whose expertise includes the history of USC. Though the collection's focus is the correspondence between Herbert and his mother during World War II when he was overseas, at some point later, Herbert studied and graduated from USC with a B.S. in Social Studies. His graduation photo is in the 1957 edition of USC's El Rodeo

Dates: 1930s-1990s

Harry K. Wolff Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: 6128
Abstract Harry K. Wolff Jr. was a Jewish lawyer from San Francisco who was a member of "C" Battery 120 AAA Gun Batallion, 3rd Army. His unit was initially under the command of General Omar Bradley, and ultimately General George Patton. Wolff was also called upon to represent American soldiers in military tribunal proceedings as a Judge Advocate, bore witness to the aftermath found at both Ohrdruf and Dachau concentration camps, and was one of the officers responsible for over 30,000 Nazi soldiers and...
Dates: 1929-1945; Majority of material found in 1944-1945

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Soldiers -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 4
Correspondence 2
Letters 2
Photographs 2
Ephemera 1