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Eugene R. O’Leary World War II Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-329
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs, documents, field manuals, and a dog tag from Eugene O'Leary's service with the United States Army during World War II.

Dates: 1940-1944

George Fokakis Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-304
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters and WWII memorabilia from George Fokakis' military service and items of personal importance, including reunion books, badges, and maps. The dates of the letters span from 1943 to 1951, during WWII and the Korean War. The letters contain correspondence mainly between George and his family during his time of service in WWII. George wrote often to his siblings: sisters Katherine and Clara, and his brother Nick. George's conversations with his sisters would...
Dates: 1943-2001, Undated

George Franklin Kiker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-295
Scope and Contents

The Kiker collection contains photographs of Private First Class George Franklin Kiker, telegrams sent to his family notifying them of his injury, a copy of his honorable discharge, his Purple Heart, and other medals he was awarded. Several paper items were preserved from a scrapbook, some are attached on both sides of the pages. These items include Bill Mauldin editorial cartoons, newspaper clippings, Christmas Cards, and V-Mail.

Dates: 1933-1946

Hannah Soloman Block Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-181
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters, cards, invitations, programs, news clippings and full length newspapers, magazines, postcards, notes, and a manuscript. Three albums of photos, political and pageant buttons, letters, and awards are included in these albums. Also included are WWII-era items such as Civil Defense ID cards, Red Cross membership materials, ration books for food and gasoline, V-mail, and information on USO dances.

Dates: 1935-1998

Harmon C. Rorison Private Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-017
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials pertaining to the life and military career of Harmon C. Rorison, a military officer, pilot, and banker from Wilmington, North Carolina. The bulk of the materials in this collection pertain to Rorison’s military service during World War I, the Russo-Polish War (also known as the Polish-Soviet War), and World War II. The military-related materials include correspondence, including a letter to Rorison from Merian Cooper; copies of U.S. and Polish military...
Dates: 1819, 1900-1990

Hicks Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-350
Scope and Contents

Contains three documents related to Camp Davis, an antiaircraft artillery training facility built during World War II by the United States Army near Holly Ridge in Onslow County.

Dates: 1941, undated

Jane Brister World War II Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-237
Scope and Contents

This collection contains notes, photographs, and lists concerning the displacement of the Melster Family by the Nazis and the later repatriation of their property, as well as materials related to Jane Brister's return of two vases to Linderhoff Castle and an unrelated postcard addressed to Brister.

Dates: 1930-2001; Majority of material found within 1974-1985

John Gunn Sports Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-316
Scope and Contents The John Gunn Sports Collection primarily consists of media guides and game day programs collected by John Gunn for professional and college sports teams and military sports teams. Gunn's research and correspondence, as well as his personal collection of sports programs, statistics, information on teams and individual players, and photographs are also included. Materials date from 1901-2011 with the bulk dating in the mid 20th century. There are over 8,000 items in the collection, including...
Dates: 1901-2011

John Jay Burney, Jr. Personal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-211
Scope and Contents

This collection primarily contains papers, records, photos, speeches, and correspondence of John J. Burney, Jr. from his enlistment into the Army in 1943, directly from high school graduation, through the end of the 20th century.

Dates: 1918-1999

Joseph A. Moore Jr. World War II Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-274
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers pertaining to Joseph A. Moore’s service in the United States Navy during World War II. Moore served on the USS Uhlmann with the Fast Carrier Task Force, specifically Task Force 38 (3rd Fleet) and Task Force 58 (5th Fleet). The collected documents, directly and indirectly, reflect the daily life of a serviceman and war in the Pacific arena. Included are correspondence, certificates, photographs, collected Japanese ephemera, and ship logs documenting daily...
Dates: 1943-1994

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Brauer, Friedrich 1
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Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 1
Burney, John Jay, Jr., 1924-2010 1
Cameron, Bruce Barclay, 1890-1944 1
Cameron, Daniel David, 1921-2005 1
Cameron, Lottie Fales, 1894-1960 1
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 1
Dukes, Bennie Edward, 1948-2001 1
Dukes, Judson Leon, 1922-2004 1
Dukes, Judson Leon, Jr., Dr., 1945-2010 1
Dukes, Mary Smith, 1926-1990 1
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 1
Ferguson, Homer L. (Homer Lenoir), 1873-1953 1
Gunn, John (John Alan) 1
Hendley, William "Bill" Martin, 1920-2019 1
Holliday, Austin Joseph, 1896-1961 1
Jones, Carroll Robbins, 1934- 1
Jones, Viola Murrell 1
Kiker, George Franklin, 1925-1987 1
Lipman, Sherwin H., 1922-2014 1
MacRae, Hugh, 1865-1951 1
Major League Baseball (Organization) 1
Mauldin, Bill, 1921-2003 1
McGuire, Phillip, 1944- 1
Miss America Pageant 1
Moore, Joseph Alonzo, Jr., 1925-2003 1
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National Collegiate Athletic Association 1
National Football League 1
Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company 1
North Carolina State Ports Authority 1
O'Meara Robbins, Mary Patricia, 1911-1988 1
O'Meara family 1
Randall, William M. (William Madison), 1899-1984 1
Rehder family 1
Rehder, Henry Burbank, 1911-2004 1
Rehder, Johanna Elizabeth, 1899-1964 1
Rehder, Katherine Engelhard, 1903-1964 1
Robbins family 1
Rorison, John C. (John Chadbourn), 1894-1970 1
Schloss Linderhof (Ettal, Germany) 1
Thomas, Cornelius (Neal) Dickinson, 1920-2005 1
United Service Organizations (U.S.) 1
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United States. Army (General subdivision: History. Chronological subdivision: World War, 1939-1945.) 1
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 66th 1
United States. Marine Corps 1
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United States. Navy. Fast Carrier Task Force 1
University of North Carolina, Wilmington 1
Wallace, George C. (George Corley), 1919-1998 1
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