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WWII. World War II and Louisville

 Classification
Identifier: WWII

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

U.S.S. Louisville Reunion Association records

 Collection
Identifier: 2001_023-UA
Summary The records include a few copies of a shipboard newsletter from the U.S.S. Louisville from 1941 to 1943 and a program from a Christmas celebration on ship in 1939. One issue of the Guinea Gold, an Allied military field newspaper, dated December 24, 1943, is in the collection. Correspondence, newsletters, programs and printed material from the cruiser's reunion association, dating from 1962 to 1997, are also present. There are two artifacts among the materials, a reunion association T-shirt and...
Dates: 1939-2005; Majority of material found within 1939-1943

University of Louisville V-12 Navy Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1996_103-UA
Scope and Contents The University of Louisville V-12 Papers date from 1943 to 1994 with the bulk of materials containing correspondence leading up to the 50th Anniversary Reunion of the V-12 Naval Officer Training Program in October 1993. Much effort was expended in seeking alumni of the wartime program, developing an appropriate 50th Anniversary celebration at the University of Louisville, and gathering ideas from similar V-12 Reunions at other universities and colleges. Photographs from 1943-1945 are included...
Dates: 1943-1994

Victory News

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 1997_124-UA
Content Description The "Victory News" was an informally produced newsletter, published by Sylvester Connell, and distributed world-wide to military personnel from the California and Parkland neighborhoods of Louisville, Kentucky. Most of the soldier recipients had lived in the vicinity of Victory Park, thus the name "Victory News." The issues contained sports scores, excerpts and/or summaries of other soldiers' letters home, jokes, cartoons, neighborhood gossip and morale boosts. The "News" was distributed...
Dates: 1943-1945

Inda Wangerin papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2008_056-UA
Content Description This collection consists of a small amount of personal papers including some related to the missing-in-action status of the donor’s first husband, while the rest is correspondence and memorabilia from servicemen serving in the military during World War II, including from the donor’s brother, step-brother, brother-in-law, and first husband. The personal papers are arranged by topic. The correspondence is arranged in alphabetical order by the name of the sender.
Dates: 1943-1953; Majority of material found within 1943-1947