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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

R. Glen Spurling papers

 Collection
Identifier: KORN182
Scope and Contents These papers consist of chapters, correspondence, and reviews relating to four books from 1935 to 1959, a bibliography; reprints from 1923 to 1960, a typescript manuscript of one article, and diplomas.
Dates: 1894-1968

The day the world was reborn, typescript

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 2
Identifier: 2015_212-UA
Content Description Typescript of a semi-fictional personal narrative of the detonation of the first atomic bomb at Alamogordo, New Mexicon on July 16, 1945. The author was present at the detonation, serving as the military representative accompanying Los Angeles Times correspondent Alexander Reid. It is not entirely clear which components of the narrative are factual, and which are fiction. Included with the typescript are two sheets of background information about the author and his role in the events.
Dates: 1982

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

U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps

 Collection
Identifier: KORN367
Scope and Contents This collection contains the Cadet Nursing records of the Louisville General Hospital School of nursing, along with posters, brochures, and other literature published by the Cadet Nurse Corps.
Dates: 1943-1948

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

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

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