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WWII. World War II and Louisville

 Classification
Identifier: WWII

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

John Hardin and Ruby Evans Price papers

 Accession — Box 1
Identifier: 2018_009

Kentucky Irish American (microfilm)

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

Kimbrough Family papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 1982_038-UA
Scope and Contents These papers consist largely of Duke S. Kimbrough's correspondence with his parents in Louisville, Kentucky. Most of these letters were written in 1945 while the young Kimbrough was either on duty in Europe as a Lieutenant in the U. S. Air Force or on his return trip home. The letters reveal the everyday concerns of a young serviceman at the close of World War II, as well as the relationship between a young adult and his parents. Further, there are two Duke Kimbrough letters to his parents from...
Dates: 1918-1953

Arthur Kling papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1977_128-UA
Scope and Contents Material in Box 1 deals with the founding and activities of both the ACLU and KCLU. The material is arranged by functions and/ or divisions of material pertaining to any organization, i.e., constitutions, minutes of meetings, financial reports casework, drafts of policy, correspondences, pamphlets, handbooks, press releases and clippings.Box 2 deals with Americans for Democratic Action (ADA) material general civil liberties material, information relating to affairs of blacks and the...
Dates: circa 1930's-1955

Sara Landau papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1990_115-UA
Scope and Contents The Sara Landau papers date from 1905 to 1986. These papers fully document Landau's life as a teacher, world traveler, economist, and enthusiast of life. There is enough correspondence to document her genuine care for people and her feelings about life, travel, and teaching. The reference materials show her continuing thirst for knowledge in her field of economics, and the educational materials support her enthusiasm for the educational process.This large collection has been divided...
Dates: 1893-1986

Milk for Health, Inc., records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 1986_015-UA
Content Description The group includes the organization's bylaws and minutes. References to the impact of federal wartime marketing controls are included in the records.
Dates: 1941-1947

Cleda C. Ruddell family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991_088-UA
Scope and Contents The Ruddell family papers document the lives of a Louisville family with correspondence, financial and legal documents, journals, and scrapbooks. Some of the correspondence includes letters to Ruddell's mother from her uncle, a Union soldier in the Civil War. Also present are letters to Ruddell's friends and family serving abroad during World War II. The financial and legal documents include estate and inheritance papers, deeds, bank statements, and insurance policies.
Dates: 1864-1975

Eva Sesmer and Herbert Mitchell Snyder papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1980_009-UA
Scope and Contents This collection is foremost a reflection of the numerous interests of Eva Semser Snyder. There is a body of letters, with a few photographs interspersed, from Allied soldiers that she met during World War I. A few items illustrate her work as a Public Health Nurse during the 1937 Flood. For the World War II era and following, there are commendations, citations, and numerous job applications, usually for positions utilizing her skill in Russian. Newspaper clippings, with related correspondence,...
Dates: 1907-1979

Thompson Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006_008-UA
Content Description Consists of a letter home from Frank A. Thompson dated November 24, 1918 from Chavenay, France, and Dwane Thompson's flight training notebook and logbook of his missions during World War II (1944).
Dates: 1918, 1944

Towle Family papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 1984_015-UA
Scope and Contents The Towle family papers span the years from the early 1900's to the 1950's. Material is sparse from 1912 to 1939 and from 1943 to 1952. Although Mr. Towle was prominent as an alderman and realtor in Louisville, this collection deals little with this aspect of his life. The papers give more insight into Virginia's personal life via her friends' letters. The material consists almost entirely of correspondence between Virginia and her friends and Mr. Towle, and Mr. Towle’s business friend, Paul...
Dates: circa 1900's-1950's