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World War, 1939-1945.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: European War, 1939-1945 ; Second World War, 1939-1945 ; World War 2, 1939-1945 ; World War II, 1939-1945 ; World War Two, 1939-1945 ; WW II (World War, 1939-1945) ; WWII (World War, 1939-1945)

Found in 65 Collections and/or Records:

103d Infantry Division, 411th Regiment, Co. G Photograph

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-068
Form of Material

8” x 20” photograph, 17” x 36” laminated copy of photograph, and handwritten, 6-page list of soldiers in photograph.

Dates: July 19, 1943

103d Infantry Division Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M514
Scope and Contents

UNPROCESSED materials from the 103d Infantry Division Association of World War II.

Dates: 1942-

AM09-71, February 4, 1944

 Accession — Box 1 SAFE
Form of Material

Newsletter titled Ingalls News published by Ingalls Shipbuilding Corporation located in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Major story of issue is about a woman winning National Welding Championship.

Dates: February 4, 1944

AM10-35, circa 1940s

 Accession
Form of Material

Collection contains four matchbooks with WWII slogans.

Dates: circa 1940s

AM10-126, circa 190s

 Accession
Form of Material

Ration Book Holder with 6 ration books inside and part of a newspaper from the Daily Oklahoman, September 17, 1944, with photographs taken in Germany.

Dates: circa 190s

AM12-03

 Accession
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The Wendell D. Rimer papers are an engrossing collection of materials that chronicle Rimer’s life from 1940 when he was stationed at Camp Beauregard, Louisiana to August of 1945, shortly before he returned home from Europe. Over half of the collection consists of correspondence and the remainder consists of photos, postcards, and service medals.

Dates: 1994-1999

AM12-07

 Accession
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The Wendell D. Rimer papers are an engrossing collection of materials that chronicle Rimer’s life from 1940 when he was stationed at Camp Beauregard, Louisiana to August of 1945, shortly before he returned home from Europe. Over half of the collection consists of correspondence and the remainder consists of photos, postcards, and service medals.

Dates: 1994-1998

AM15-83, 1997

 Accession
Form of Material

“Grampa” A Memoir chronicles the life of Charles David “Bud” Butte from his birth on March 17, 1921 until 1997. It covers his three careers of military service, teaching and World War II unit research. It details his family life with his wife Velma Louise Gill Butte, son Chuck and granddaughters Jacqueline, Danielle and Meredith.

Dates: 1997

AM17-21, circa 1940s; 1990s–2000s, 1990 - 2012

 Accession
Scope and Contents From the Unprocessed Collection:

Materials from the 103d Infantry Division during WWII, reunion materials and Harold Branton's book, 103rd Infantry Division: "the trail of the cactus".

Dates: circa 1940s; 1990s–2000s; 1990 - 2012

AM21-024, 1942, 1967

 Accession
Form of Material

World War II scrap metal drive (Hattiesburg Steel & Foundry) and Mayor Paul B. Grady.

Dates: 1942; 1967

AM21-031, 1919, 1941, 1945

 Accession
Form of Material

Letter mailed to Richton, MS from Camp Merritt, NJ - from son who has left France and is headed back to Camp Shelby (1919); Camp Shelby postcard album mailed to Gary, IN (1941); Postcard in German, from Germany to POW at Prisoner of War Camp - Camp Shelby, Miss. (1945).

Dates: 1919; 1941; 1945

AM21-049, circa early 1940s

 Accession
Form of Material

Twenty 2 ½ x 3 ½-inch color cards: “Souvenir Colored Views, Camp Shelby and Hattiesburg, Miss.” Each card in annotated on back with comment. They are contained in original mailer from Camp Shelby soldier to Miss Phyllis Carlson in Mattapan, Massachusetts.

Dates: circa early 1940s

AM87-30, 1940s

 Accession
Form of Material

Letters written by Matt Price to family members while he served in World War II.

Dates: 1940s

AM97-58, circa 1920-1997

 Accession
Form of Material

The collection includes:

Legal documents.

World War II materials.

Wallace for President campaign pamphlet.

Account of Mr. Riley's maternal grandfather.

Dates: circa 1920-1997

Edna Bishop Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M403
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of information on Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) of World War II.

Dates: circa 1941-1996

Harold Branton 103d Infantry Division Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-17
Scope and Contents

Materials from the 103d Infantry Division during WWII, reunion materials and Harold Branton's book, 103rd Infantry Division: "the trail of the cactus".

Dates: 1919; circa 1940s-2000s

Pat H. Bullock World War II Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M278
Scope and Contents The Pat Harrison Bullock World War II Papers consist of a variety of materials relating to Bullock's military service during World War II. Included are personal correspondence to family and friends, casualty reports for the Morotai and Mindanao Campaigns, the Dixie Division Photograph Album, rules and regulations for guard duty, newspaper articles, and a series of photographs.The collection spans the years from 1942 to 1946, with the majority of the material pertaining to the...
Dates: November 1942-November 1946

Eugene V. Cameron/USS Biloxi Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M480
Abstract

Eugene V. Cameron served aboard the U.S.S. Biloxi during his tenure in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The U.S.S. Biloxi was commissioned in 1943 and served in the Pacific Ocean. The ship was decommissioned in 1946.

Dates: circa 1944-1998

Camp McCain Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M571
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence and photographs from Camp McCain.

Dates: 1943

Dr. Joseph H. Clements Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M428
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs, correspondence, and other materials relating to Dr. Clements' service in the U. S. Army during World War II. Of particular interest is a copy of Clements' handwritten history of the U.S. Army 254th Battalion during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II. There is also a series of newsletters of the 107th Engineer Association entitled, "The Bull Sheet." In addition, the collection includes a spiral-bound booklet titled, "War Experiences from the Hearts...
Dates: 1942-2002

Lonette Bryant Cliburn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M562
Abstract

The Lonette Bryant Cliburn Papers consist of early twentieth-century documents, letters, and photographs that pertain to the Henry-Rowell-Waldrup and related families of Jasper County, Mississippi. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying traditional farming in Mississippi, World War I correspondence, women’s roles in the early twentieth century, William Carey University, University of Southern Mississippi, and local Hattiesburg history.

Dates: 1887; 1901-1902; 1907-1909; 1913-1918; 1921; 1925-1944; 1946; 1948; 1955; undated

William M. Colmer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M24
Scope and Contents The vast majority of the William M. Colmer Papers encompass his forty-year career as a United States Congressman from Mississippi (1933-1972). However, it also contains a significant amount of material regarding his activities prior to his election to Congress, and a limited amount of materials generated after his retirement in 1972. The original arrangement of the materials has been preserved as closely as possible. Inclusive dates are approximately 1906–1980. The collection divided...
Dates: 1933-1973

Catherine Adeline Crowell Camp Shelby Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: M580
Form of Material

This collection contains a postcard and photographs of Catherine Crowell and her friends during their service in the Army Nurse Corps and the Women’s Army Corps in the during World War II. Also photographed in this collection are patients who she took care of during her service, and buildings within Camp Shelby.

Dates: 1945-1949; undated

Lionel Dyck, Jr. 103d Military Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M662
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to Lionel Dyck, Jr.

Dates: 1932-2004

East Sixth Street U. S. O. Club Souvenir Booklet

 Collection
Identifier: M432
Abstract

A booklet of photographic images and historical information regarding the services and activities of a U. S. O. Club for African American servicemen and their families during World War II.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1945; 1955

Claude E. Fike World War II Diary

 Collection
Identifier: M275
Abstract

Diary, ship's log, memoirs, correspondence, memorabilia concerning his service in the U.S. Navy with the Seventh Fleet near New Guinea.

Dates: June 1941-August 1993

Caroline Force World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M489
Abstract

An assortment of items Caroline Force collected including two letters written by her son, Roland Steele, who served with the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific during World War II, three unidentified photographs, a 1965 Christmas card, an un-cancelled check, and a business card for a Hattiesburg, Mississippi, hotel called ‘The Central’.

Dates: 1943-1965

Bertha M. Fritzsche Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M289
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of biographical data and personal diaries that provide insight concerning the career, lifestyle, and personality of Dr. Bertha Maude Fritzsche. The material begins in 1929 when Fritzsche began teaching home economics at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM), known then as the State Teacher's College, and continues until her death in March 1990. The collection is divided into two series: Biographical Data (1929-1987) and Diaries (1937-1990).

Dates: 1929-1990

Guy L. Gammon WWII Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M551
Abstract

This collection consists of materials relating to the Crash Boat Base in Ocean Springs, Mississippi during WWII.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1945; 1999

William Gaudet World War II Okinawa Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: M421
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs taken by William Gaudet while stationed on the island of Okinawa, Japan from 1945 to 1946. The photographs range from a series of photos taken at a leper colony, to military camp scenes and U.S. Naval ships sunk by a typhoon. For anyone interested in the Pacific theatre during World War II, these photographs show war-ravaged Okinawa and Tokyo, as well as the local people living there.

Dates: 1945-1946