West Virginia World War II History Commission.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M 1705
Scope and Contents Records of Festus P. Summers regarding his activities as chairman of the West Virginia War History Commission. Contains a speech, newsletter, war records collecting manuals, lists of Office of Civilian Defense directors, lists of potential and confirmed war records collectors, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and a traveling expense account.Items within this collection include: drafts for a speech entitled "Let History Arm the Mind". The some pages are handwritten, others are...
Collection Number: A&M 0103
Scope and Contents Maps of West Virginia prepared or used by the Office of Civilian Defense during World War II and preserved by the West Virginia War History Commission.Contains the following maps:1. Base Map State of West Virginia (2 copies)2. City of Fairmont, West Virginia3. Road Map of Marion County West Virginia4. Map of West Virginia showing county boundaries (2 copies)5. Map of West Virginia showing primary state roads...
Collection Number: A&M 0109
Scope and Contents Records of the West Virginia War History Commission and the state, local, and national branches of the Office of Civilian Defense. Material within this collection documents civilian activities on the homefront during World War II in the state of West Virginia. The collection contains correspondence, publications, pamphlets, maps, posters, newspapers and clippings, radio scripts, and other material. The collection also contains 19 reels of microfilm regarding the Monongalia Office of Civil...
Dates: 1928-1946; Majority of material found within 1941-1945