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Theis World War II Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-308

Scope and Contents

Contains United States Marine Corps photographs from World War II documenting United States involvement in the pacific. Primarily includes photographs of various Japanese cities in the aftermath of the atomic bombs, Marine Corp occupation of pacific islands, and the War Criminal Tribunal of the Far East.

Dates

  • 1942-1945

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is unprocessed. Contact Special Collections Librarian in advance for information on access to this collection.

Copyright Statement

Copyright retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

The main areas included in most of the Marines in the Pacific Theater photographs are Saipan, Tinian, and Guam. The atomic bomb destruction photos are from Nagasaki. Most of the photos are of the interactions between Marines and civilians displaced by the fighting, as well as Japanese P.O.W.'s.

Extent

2.00 binders (Contains 2 binders)

Language

English

Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated by Mary Lee Theis in October 2007.
Title
Theis World War II Photographs
Status
Unprocessed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:

910-962-7462