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Joseph C. Bostwick World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-MS-363
Scope and Contents

This collection contains pamphlets, photos, maps, and correspondence from Joseph C. Bostwick's service with the 397th infantry regiment of the 100th division of the United States Army during World War II.

Dates: 1944-1994; Majority of material found within 1944-1945

Katherine Harriss Byers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-255
Scope and Contents This collection contains newspaper and magazine articles covering local, national, and world events that were collected by the family of Katherine Harriss Byers.These items include weekly news magazines, Wilmington Shipyard bulletins of WWII, a Newport News & Dry Dock Year Book, a history of NC Shipyard 1941 - 1946, and a news article dated 1934 on President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal.  Among the news items are pictures and articles on the Lindbergh baby kidnapping, Pulitzer...
Dates: 1932-1992; Majority of material found within 1941-1945

Marvin Powell Jones WWII Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-251
Scope and Contents

This collection includes Confederate currency from Louisiana and two international newspapers from World War II.

Dates: 1861, 1878, 1942-1943

McGuire Collection of Letters from Black Soldiers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-051
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of 109 photocopies of letters from black soldiers during World War II. They were used in Dr. Phillip McGuire’s book, Taps for a Jim Crow Army, published in 1983.

Dates: 1941-1946 (photocopies), 1983; Majority of material found within 1941-1946 (photocopies)

North Carolina Shipbuilding Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-352
Scope and Contents

This collections contains materials related to the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company, a shipyard in Wilmington, North Carolina that was created as part of the U.S. Government's Emergency Shipbuilding Program during World War II. Included in the collection is a typed manuscript documenting the history of the company, a photocopied map of the Maffit Village neighborhood, and 19 photographs and 2 printing plates illustrating the company's grounds, workers and shipbuilding activitives.

Dates: 1941-1946, undated

Oscar High Business Papers and Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-178
Scope and Contents The collection contains business receipts, letters, and advertisements from three businesses operated by Oscar High of Whiteville, North Carolina, spanning more than forty years from 1916 thru the 1960s, with special emphasis on the period between 1920's through 1950's. The personal letters of Mr. High's Waccamaw cottage rental business are of particular interest, as this covers both the Great Depression and World War II years and demonstrates his highly regarded business ethics and...
Dates: Undetermined

Patricia O'Meara Robbins and Carroll Robbins Jones Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-341
Scope and Contents This collection features the photography of Patricia O'Meara Robbins and the family research her daughter, Carroll Robbins Jones, compiled with her husband, Wilbur D. Jones, Jr., to write their book about Patricia's life and career--"She 'Shot' Her Way to Success: How China's Empress Dowager Ci Xi Launched a Photographer's Trailblazing Career," published in 2016. Some of the photographs were also featured in a 2001 book the Jones' wrote, "Hawaii Goes to War: The Aftermath of Pearl Harbor,"...
Dates: circa 1870-2013; Majority of material found in 1933-1959

Pearl Harbor Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-054
Scope and Contents

This collection contains thirty-six official United States Navy photographs of the attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii and two booklets, Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941 and This is . . . Pearl Harbor, both of which give brief histories of the area and chronicles the events of December 7, 1941.

Dates: 1941, undated

Rehder Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-314
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers relating to the history of the Rehder family in Wilmington, North Carolina. The collection includes original documents, photocopies of original documents, correspondence, and photographs that detail the lives and lineage of Johann and Johanna Rehder beginning in 1844.Rehder family history is represented through both oral history and visual materials including typescripts, genealogical documents, photographs and scrapbooks. Additionally, of...
Dates: 1844-1980

Robert J. Cooke Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-214
Scope and Contents This collection consists of material collected by Robert J. Cooke from various presidential elections from the late 1960s to the early 1990s, primarily at the respective Democratic Conventions. Items include copies of speeches, pamphlets, publications, press badges, ads, biographies, and campaign material. Candidates of note include Governor George C. Wallace, President Jimmy Carter, and President Bill Clinton. A selection of Cooke's research on the Rorison family of Wilmington, North...
Dates: 1967-2013, undated; Majority of material found in 1976, 1992

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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
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Moore, Joseph Alonzo, Jr., 1925-2003 1
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Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company 1
North Carolina State Ports Authority 1
O'Meara Robbins, Mary Patricia, 1911-1988 1
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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
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Wallace, George C. (George Corley), 1919-1998 1
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