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World War, 1939-1945

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 80 Collections and/or Records:

West Virginia War History Commission, World War II Maps from Office of Civilian Defense

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...
Dates: 1928-1946

West Virginia War History Commission, World War II Records

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

William A. Moreland, Political Papers, World War II Records, and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 2032
Overview Papers of a Morgantown lawyer and state legislator. Includes political correspondence of William Moreland addressing issues ranging from abortion to coal mining with a majority of the papers regarding the operation of state bureaucracy and the importance of organized labor in West Virginia. Addendum of 2010/10/29 includes Moreland's World War II (WWII) service records, family genealogy, and family photographs. Addenda of 2011/03/21 and 2011/06/20 include papers of William Moreland, and...
Dates: 1824-2008

William B. Spitzer, Compiler, Research Papers Regarding World War II Airman Kingsley Spitzer

Collection Number: A&M 4145

Research papers compiled by William B. Spitzer of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia regarding the service and death of his brother Technical Sergeant Kingsley Spitzer, crew member of the B-17 Flying Fortress "Situation Normal", during World War II. Includes photographs, correspondence, clippings, books, and other material.

Dates: 1942-2000

William E. Chilton Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3020
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks, correspondence, business papers, and memorabilia of a prominent Charleston family that were long time owners of the Charleston Gazette. There are papers of W. E. Chilton, Sr., and for his son and grandson, W. E. Chilton, Jr. and W. E. Chilton, III. The papers of Chilton senior include some correspondence, but mostly land papers documenting the coal mining district in Webster and Braxton Counties. There are also scrapbooks, and contracts pertaining to the family newspaper...
Dates: 1884-1978

William Rice Research Papers regarding West Virginia Genealogy and Other Topics

Collection Number: A&M 4317
Overview Historical research material collected by William Rice from ca. 1975-2015, mostly relating to the history of western Virginia and southeastern West Virginia, the Upper Potomac River basin, and particularly Elkins and Randolph County. There are three record series including subject files (boxes 1-4), miscellaneous research files (boxes 4-5), and family histories (boxes 5-16). Subject files are arranged alphabetically and cover many topics ranging from early settlement, the formation of cities...
Dates: ca. 1975-2015

World War II Era Motion Picture Films regarding the European Theater

Collection Number: A&M 4014

56 reels of 16mm motion picture film. Much of the film seems to be newsreels from German organizations. Most films have no sound. Subjects include battles and other events of World War II, as well as a few reels of film that predate the war.

Dates: 1934-1948 and undated

World War II Scrapbook, Clippings Regarding West Virginians and Others

Collection Number: A&M 4062

Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings regarding mostly West Virginia men and women serving in the U.S. Armed Forces during World War II. Clippings include photographs, the nature and location of service, news of homecomings, weddings, births, awards, missing persons, injuries, and deaths.

Dates: ca. 1942-1945

World War II Scrapbooks

Collection Number: A&M 3317

Scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings regarding West Virginia men and women serving in the armed forces during World War II. Clippings include photographs, the nature and location of service, and news of homecomings, weddings, births, awards, missing persons, injuries, and deaths.

Dates: 1941-1945

World War II, War Loan Drives, Records

Collection Number: A&M 0234

National and state correspondence and other records, including materials on the American Book Center for War Devastated Libraries, Inc.

Dates: 1942-1946; Majority of material found within 1942-1946