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World War, 1939-1945 -- Archival resources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Philip Ahn papers

 Collection
Identifier: 3007
Overview Philip Ahn was a Korean American actor, WWII veteran, and USC alum. This small collection comprises primarily personal and family photographs, film and television stills, and awards and realia documenting Ahn's professional career, personal life, and his numerous involvements within the Korean community. It also contains scripts, teleplays, and some biographical materials.

Harold L. Call papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.
Identifier: Coll2008-010
Abstract Correspondence, manuscripts, financial records, family papers, notes, clippings, paste-ups, legal papers, flyers, erotica, photographs, slides, home movies, videotapes, memorabilia, card catalogs, and other material created or collected by gay activist, publisher, and businessman, Harold (Hal) Leland Call. One of the founding members of the San Francisco chapter of the Mattachine Society, Call created and edited the Mattachine Review, one of the earliest...

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...

Raymond Jensen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 7067
Overview 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...

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.

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...

Zenon Neumark papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 6138
Overview The Zenon Neumark papers consist of a legal documents, identification cards, photographs, diary pages, letters, and postcards, documenting Neumark's life during and after World War II. Zenon Neumark is the author of "Hiding in the Open: A Young Fugitive in Nazi-Occupied Poland".

James C. Owens, Jr. papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 5032
Abstract James C. Owens, Jr. was born in Batavia, New York but moved to California as a child. He graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1929 and received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Southern California in 1934. He then went into the Navy and completed flight training in Pensacola, Florida and then served on board Lexington (CV-2); in 1941 he joined Torpedo Squadron 8 on board Hornet (CV-8). Appointed Lieutenant in 1942, Owens was the squadron Executive...

Political pamphlets collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 6033
Abstract The Political pamphlets collection contains published documents from various sources that discuss conflicts and related politics from the mid-twentieth century, with the majority of the documents dated from the 1930s to the 1970s. The documents primarily concern the politics before, during, and after World War II. Depending on the location of publication and the desired audience, the pamphlets are in English, Spanish, or French.

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.