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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Aviation Magazine Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SPC-1900-001
Scope and Contents

Collection of World War II era aviation periodicals. Includes Flying(1941-1945), Air News(1944-1945) and Air Trails Pictorial(1944-1945).

Dates: 1941-1946

Corporal Alger E. Brown Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2018-030
Abstract

This collection consits of approximately 60 letters, V-mail, and invitations from Corporal A. (Alger) E. Brown during his time in World War Two to M. J.(Mary Jane) Fishbaugh.

Dates: January 1944- March 1945

Mike J. Chavez World War Two Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2018-043
Abstract

This collection contains letters that were mostly sent by D-Day veteran, Mike J Chavez to his wife Stella Chavez during his tour in World War II. Also included in this collection are letters from Percy Chavez to Mrs. Mike Joe Chavez; a draft of a eulogy for Mike Chavez written by one of his children; a copy of a program for the "Jubilee of Liberty, Normany Beach 1944" award ceremony; one copy of "Stars and Stripes" Vol. 5, No. 195; and empty War Department envelopes.

Dates: 1944-2001; Majority of material found within 1944-1945

Warren Furutani Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2012-001
Abstract The Warren Furutani Collection documents the breadth and duration of Warren Furutani’s four year service as a member of the California State Assembly for the 55th District. Furutani was elected to the California State Assembly on a special primary Election in 2007, replacing fellow Democrat Laura Richardson. He served the 55th District from February 7, 2008 until November 30, 2012. He was the last representative of the 55th district to represent the South Bay, Gardena, Carson, Lakewood, and...
Dates: 2008-2012

Ikemoto, (Henry) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2014-006
Abstract The Henry Ikemoto collection includes materials on the Japanese American soldiers of the 100th Battalion/442nd Regimental Combat Team, as well as Japanese-American evacuation and incarceration in camps during WWII. The materials are in the forms of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, booklets, programs, newspaper and magazine clippings, photobooks, books, essays, and newsletters. Of special note are letters from American Red Cross volunteer Shirley Cobb to soldier...
Dates: 1942-2013

Japanese American History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2019-035
Abstract

This collection contains books, pamphlets, flyers, photographs, booklets, correspondence, periodicals, and oversized material related to Japanese Americans. Subjects in the collection include incarceration camps, Southbay local history, World War II propaganda, Japanese American families, incarceration camp pilgrimages, and other topics.

Dates: circa 1900-2014

Ted Kihara Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2016-003
Abstract

This collection contains one box of photographic images taken by Ted Kahara, a World War II Japanese-American Infantryman and Intelligence Officer. Materials include: 35 mm slides and negatives, and photographs.

Dates: 1945-1964

Mendel Krim Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2022-019
Abstract

The Mendel Krim Collection contains the photographs and papers of Mendel Krim, M.D., who served as a United States Army doctor in Korea and Japan from 1947-1949. Papers include letters, certificates, and records of Krim’s military service, while the extensive collection of photographs capture Krim’s experiences abroad.

Dates: 1944-1953, undated

Rozelle Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2017-008
Abstract The Rozelle collection, ranging from the late 1860’s to the early 2000’s contains correspondence, photographs, official documents, newspaper clippings, and genealogy information pertaining to the family of Bazil Tillson Rozelle (paternal grandparent of former NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle). Other family names associated with this collection are Dr. William Owens, of Anderson IN; and Dora Whaley, of Paramount CA. Photographs include family vacations in Catalina Island circa 1890s; Compton,...
Dates: 1868-2003

George W. Schneider III Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2020-001
Abstract This collection contains 313 letters sent from George Schneider to his future wife, Virginia Webb; as well as few other letters, notes, and clippings. A majority of the letters were sent during Schneider’s time in the United States Army as a Corporal. The letters begin in 1944, when Schneider was at Camp Campbell in Kentucky, and continue through his travels across the Atlantic and into France, Germany, and Austria in 1945; his return to the United States and time while at Camp Cooke in...
Dates: 1944-1971; undated; Majority of material found within 1944-1945