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Homefront records

 Collection
Identifier: 0247
Abstract The collection contains research materials, administrative files, audiotape interviews, and film reels from a project by the USC Department of History for a book and PBS television special entitled The Homefront : America during World War II, compiled by Mark Jonathan Harris, Franklin D. Mitchell, and Steven J. Schechter. The book was published in 1984, and the show was broadcast in 1985. The project was a collection of first-person accounts of ordinary citizens describing their experiences...
Dates: 1980s

Raymond Jensen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 7067
Abstract The Raymond Jensen papers, 1943-1945, consist of more than 500 letters written by Raymond Jensen to his wife Doris and other family members, and from Doris to Raymond, during Raymond's service in the United States Navy during World War II. The letters provide a picture of life in the military and on the home front during World War II. Raymond Jensen served in the Radio Materials School on Treasure Island in San Francisco, where he was stationed for the bulk of his time in the service. He...
Dates: 1943 - 1945; Majority of material found in 1943

Ludwig Marcuse papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0209
Abstract

This collection includes personal and business correspondence, manuscripts and published articles, and personal documents and photographs, and pencil drawings dating from Marcuse's years in France, 1933-1940 and Los Angeles, 1940-1950.

Dates: 1925 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1950

Marta Mierendorff papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0214
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, and ephemera regarding the lives and work of many German-speaking emigre artists in Southern California. One focus of the collection are German Expressionist Theater director Leopold Jessner (1878-1945) and his brother-in-law, the actor and director Fritz Jessner (1889-1946), both of whom left Germany in the 1930s to escape the Nazi persecution of Jews. The collection also includes more extensive materials on Walter...
Dates: 1933 - 1985

USC Library of Aeronautical History George T. Cussen collection on aviation

 Collection
Identifier: 0053
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Cussen's personal scrapbook pages, books and photographs pertaining to the commercial aeronautic industry from the 1930s to the 1950s, and a collection of World War I & II war effort posters and maps.

Dates: circa 1918-1963

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Brecht, Bertolt 2
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Jewish Club of 1933 2
Mann, Heinrich 2
Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955 2