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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

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 activities.

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

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

Roger T. Krupp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-266
Scope and Contents Network radio and TV announcer for more than 40 years, Krupp worked for all of "The Big Three," ABC, CBS and NBC, as well as a contract announcer for many weekly radio shows. He was stationed at Schofield Barracks Post Broadcasting System as manager of the station, and interrupted a regularly scheduled program one minute after receiving a news flash from Associated Press bulletin announcing the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. A man of many interests, Krupp showed talent as an artist, a...
Dates: 1933-1978

Rorison family research, 1968-2013, undated

 File — Box 1, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents

Contains Cooke's research on the Rorison family of North Carolina, especially of Harmon Chadbourn Rorison and John C. Rorison, brothers who served in World War I and World War II. This includes newspaper articles, photographs, newsletters, typed notes, and two CDs containing files and photos. The majority of the material is copies of the original documents.

Dates: 1968-2013, undated

Sherwin Lipman Football Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-325
Scope and Contents This collection contains football memorabilia, World War II memorabilia, and veteran documents. Included are game day programs from Army football games Sherwin Lipman played during World War II, as well as game day programs from football games Lipman played in the American Association immediately after World War II. The programs are dated from 1945 to 1946. The football memorabilia series also includes newspaper clippings and articles written about games Lipman was a part of during his...
Dates: 1939-2011