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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

Susan Taylor Block's Collection of Van Eeden Research

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-121
Scope and Contents This collection contains information regarding the second iteration of Van Eeden farm colony in the 1940s, gathered as research material by local author Susan Taylor Block for her 1995 publication, Van Eeden. The first series of the collection features photocopies of original material from the Alvin Johnson Economic Papers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. This mainly includes correspondence between Alvin Johnson, the founder of the new colony, and the...
Dates: 1938-1995

The Camera Shop Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-293
Scope and Contents This collection contains records from The Camera Shop, a business that operated at Front and Grace Street in Wilmington, N.C. for seventy-two years. Materials include personal, business, and supply correspondence, customer and supplier invoices, advertising correspondence and invoices, job applications, property paperwork, and mail solicitations from 1942-1957. Of note in this collection is correspondence between The Camera Shop and suppliers during World War II, at which time The Camera...
Dates: 1942-1957

The Lee W. Weaver Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-225
Scope and Contents

This collection contains memorabilia from the European Front of World War II collected by Sgt. Weaver during his service overseas, including memorandums, Special Orders, certificates, photographs correspondence, and postcards.

Dates: 1937-1994; Majority of material found within 1941-1945

U.S. Military Ships, Bases, and Operations Photographs and Plans

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-071
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs and plans that span thirty-one years of U.S. military history at sea. Of note in the collection are twenty-one photos of Japanese bombing and aftermath of Pearl Harbor.

Dates: 1932-1963

USO Club, Jacksonville NC Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-195
Scope and Contents This collection specifically deals with nearly sixty years of operations with the United Service Organization (USO) in  Jacksonville, NC, including information on the post-WWII era segregated USO.  Materials on national and international USO operations from the WWII era to the 1980s are also among the collection.Material consists of numerous photographs, publications, newspapers, operations and budget reports, council meeting minutes, correspondence, newsletters, event press,...
Dates: 1913-2011

Virginia Harriss Holland World War II Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-312
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal correspondence and ration paperwork from Lt. Commander David S. Harriss's service in the United States Navy from 1942-1945. The rations are for non-highway gasoline and include two gasoline ration coupons, a mileage rationing record, and a basic mileage ration coupon book. This collection also includes an Alcoholic Beverage Control Sales Permit made out to Elizabeth H. Harriss and a letter regarding a "change of duty" to David Harriss from the Bureau of...
Dates: 1942-1945

Wilbur D. Jones, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Deselect 1
Identifier: SC-MS-204
Scope and Contents

This collection contains research material collected by author Wilbur D.  Jones, Jr. for his novels, including interviews, newspaper and magazine articles, photographs, author notes, correspondence with publishers, and drafts of the manuscripts.

Dates: Undetermined

William Hendley Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-MS-385
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a framed oversized photograph and one box containing items related to the life and military service of William Hendley, a Pearl Harbor survivor. Items include two hats, a medal, a photo album, 4 framed pictures, a VHS tape, 3 DVDs, three pins, a tie, and some papers and news articles.

Dates: circa 1989 - 2017

World War, 1939-1945

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Material related to Special Collections's eight county region in Southeast North Carolina of Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Duplin, New Hanvoer, Pender, Onslow, and Sampson Counties.

Dates: Various

World War II Newspapers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-059
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two World War II newspapers: The Tribune, Manila, Philippines, Wednesday, December 9, 1942 (Year XVIII, Number 253) [6 pages] and the Cockatoo News Summary, 6th Infantry Division—The Philippines, Wednesday, May 9, 1945 (Volume 2, Number 116) [2 pages].The Tribune was an English-language daily newspaper printed in the Commonwealth of the Philippines from...
Dates: 1942-1945