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American War Mothers artifacts

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1997_119-UA
Content Description The materials consist of a cap and an arm band from the American War Mothers organization. They date from the World War II era.
Dates: 1941-1945

Kenneth Bott scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2000_084-UA
Content Description The collection contains two scrapbooks of clippings documenting Kenneth Bott's childhood, youth, and young adulthood. Most of the clippings concern his participation in amateur athletics in the Louisville area and his career as a student athlete at the University of Louisville in three varsity sports, basketball, baseball, and football. Also included are extensive athletic memorabilia such as game ticket stubs and programs. A small amount of material documents Bott's public schooling and his...
Dates: circa 1926-1945; Majority of material found within 1926-1931

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...
Dates: 1944-1945

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...
Dates: 1938 - 1946

Clarence H. Curbow papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010_052-UA
Content Description Letters written by Clarence Curbow to his mother during his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Curbow was stationed in Tokyo. The letters date from June 1945 to May 1946; only two letters were written prior to "Victory over Japan" or "VJ" day.
Dates: 1945-1946

Richard L. Drye papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2008_003-UA
Content Description Consists of items relating to Drye's service in World War II, including his military service record and the Official Journal of the Japanese Military Administration (1942), in Japanese and English.
Dates: 1940-1986

Charles Embry papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1988_119-UA
Content Description This collection contains material concerning Embry's World War II naval service. He served aboard the battleship Missouri at the time of Japanese surrender.
Dates: 1945

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.
Dates: 1936-1966

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

Michael A. Lewis Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1980_019_B-UA
Scope and Contents The Michael A. Lewis Papers, 1913-1919, focus on the Kentuckian's seventeen months of active duty with the American Expeditionary Force. Only two items relate to any other period in the life of this civil servant and farmer. Both are educational records from the pre-war years.Lewis kept a pocket diary from the day he reported for duty (February 23,1918) until he returned to the family farm near Glendale, Kentucky on July 16, 1919. He did not write every day, but seldom skipped more...
Dates: 1913-1919