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United States -- Armed Forces -- Military life -- 20th century -- Archival resources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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

Ira M. Britton papers

 Collection
Identifier: 6097
Abstract

The Ira M. Britton papers consist of letters, photographs, certificates and notebooks created and collected by American serviceman Ira Britton during World War II. Britton served in both the the Royal Canadian Air Force and the United States Navy. Together, the photographs and letters describe the experience of Americans who served in the RCAF.

Dates: 1941-1945

Johnny Tolbert letters

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 6089
Abstract The Johnny Tolbert letters is a collection of 151 letters and four Western Union telgrams sent from United States Army soldier Johnny Tolbert (1924-1989), also known as Johnnie Clifton or J.C., to Ruth Mae Clennell (1925-2000) from San Pedro, California between 1943-1946. Tolbert met Clennell on September 2, 1943, the night before his deployment to the South Pacific. Tolbert's love and affection for Clennell and his feelings of homesickness are the main themes of the letters,...
Dates: 1943-1946

Arthur Mansback papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0040
Abstract

The Arthur Mansback papers consists of letters, postcards, telegrams, photographs, training materials, and printed ephemera created and collected by Private Arthur Mansback during his tour of duty in the United States Army Expeditionary Forces in France during the second half of 1918. The letters, in conjunction with Mansback's training materials and the postcards he collected, provide a broad overview of the daily life of an American foot soldier during the last months of World War I.

Dates: 1918, 1940s (bulk 1918)

Theodore F. Schreier photograph album

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 7049
Abstract

Photograph album created by Capt. Theodore F. Schreier. Photographs depict aviation training at the Hancock College of Aeronautics in Santa Maria, CA, day to day activities of the soldiers, and views of the training grounds.

Dates: circa 1940s

John R. Waters World War II scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 7036
Abstract

Scrapbook of photographs, programs, letters, printed ephemera collected by Tec 4 John R. Waters, 17th Airborne Division, United States Army, during his military service in Europe, 1942-1945. Waters served in the Adjutant General's office of the 17th Airborne, and spent time in Texas, Tennessee, and North Carolina; London, France, and Berlin.

Dates: 1942-1945

Kenneth L. Wright papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 6068
Abstract This collection contains the correspondence of Veramay Spencer and her U.S. Army boyfriend Kenneth Wright beginning in the year of 1953 and ending in 1955. It also includes letters from his mother Mrs. Carl C. Wright and friends that he met while serving for the Army. Several letters from his girlfriend Veramay Spencer contain newspaper clippings of happenings back home such as beauty pageants and daily current events. Many of the final letters are Christmas cards from friends to Wright upon...
Dates: 1953 - 1955