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WWII. World War II and Louisville

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Identifier: WWII

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Harvey W. Carman World War II scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2015_211
Content Description A scrapbook created by Harvey W. Carman, a member of the 302nd Fighter Squadron (part of the Army Air Forces 332nd Fighter Group), documenting his experiences in the European Theatre. The 332nd Fighter Group, along with the 477th Bombardment Group, were segregated African American units, and were also known as the Tuskegee Airmen. The 332nd Fighter Group was nicknamed the "Red Tails"; a brief typescript history of the 332nd Fighter Group is included with the scrapbook. The scrapbook includes...

Charles Embry papers

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 1988_119-UA

Agnes Synder Crume papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1985_041-UA
Scope and Contents The papers primarily consist of letters between Agnes Snyder and John Crume, youthful friends who later married. Her letters were written during her student years at the University of Louisville to Crume, who was overseas in the European theater of World War II, and as a foreign service trainee following the war. Other materials include clippings of many stories Agnes Crume wrote as a reporter for the Louisville Courier-journal; personal correspondence of the Crumes, and her father, Herbert...

Christine Hesse Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 1997_020-UA
Scope and Contents This small collection includes just four series and six folders. Samples of her poetry are tucked inside a Dun & Bradstreet Operations Folder. By far the largest amount of material stems from her World War II correspondence with five different soldiers, at least two of whom appeared to become serious beaux.

Mattie Jenkins Papers/American War Mothers records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1994_006-UA
Scope and Contents This collection contains records of the American War Mothers, a patriotic women's organization, and some personal papers of Mattie Jenkins, a Louisville resident who was active in the organization.

Kenneth Bott scrapbooks

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 2000_084-UA

Kentucky Irish American

 Collection
Identifier: 1993_002-UA
Scope and Contents A microfilmed copy of the Kentucy Irish American, 1898-1968.