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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

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

Business Office engineering defense training programs reports

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1973_U229-UA

Business Office engineering, science and management war training program files

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1973_U231-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...
Dates: 1938 - 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

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

Inda Wangerin papers

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2008_056-UA
Dates: 1943-1953; Majority of material found within 1943-1947

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

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