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World War, 1939-1945 -- Photographs

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Frank O'Grady photograph collection

Identifier: 6182
Abstract The Frank O'Grady photograph collection contains approximately 220 photographic prints of newsworthy events produced by the Underwood & Underwood photo syndicate for potential publication in various New York City newspapers in 1919. The collection was assembled by Francis (Frank) O'Grady, who was hired as a courier for the Underwood & Underwood photo syndicate in 1919. O'Grady was instructed to dispose of photographs that were not used by publications during his daily deliveries....
Dates: 1919, circa 1940

Concetta E. Ribaudo scrapbook on the Hollywood Canteen

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 7093
Abstract The Concetta E. Ribaudo scrapbook on the Hollywood Canteen includes a variety of memorabilia collected by Ribaudo, who went by the stage name Connie Roberts, during her employment as a hostess at the Hollywood Canteen during World War II. The Hollywood Canteen was a converted barn that operated at 1451 Cahuenga Boulevard in Hollywood from October 3, 1942 to Thanksgiving Day 1945 as a club offering food, dancing, and entertainment for more than three million servicemen. A military uniform...
Dates: 1938 - 1944

John R. Waters World War II scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 7036

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

Harry K. Wolff Jr. papers

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

World War II photograph albums and report

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 6077

13 photograph albums and one report containing over 1700 individual photographs. Ten are personal albums of Nazi serviceman; one is the personal album of an American serviceman depicting American allied forces. Two albums are of official Nazi party or press photography. Also includes one bound intelligence report for a reconnaissance unit in the Balkans.

Dates: circa 1932-1944