World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection contains two letters sent by Ardath Burks to "My Georgia Folks". In one of the letters, two words on the second page were eliminated by military censors.
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence from Charles Augustus Bickerstaff, Jr., Joel Hurt Bickerstaff, and John Marshall Bickerstaff to their parents, Charles Augustus Bickerstaff and Mabel Hurt, and sister, Bright Bickerstaff West, during World War II.
Dates: 1942-1946, undated
Scope and Content This collection documents the Haverty family, Haverty's Furniture Company, and associated professional organizations. The papers consist of business correspondence, family letters, financial records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, speeches, travel journals, and writings. Included in the collection are speeches from Haverty's and American Retail Federation meetings and conventions, as well as first person narratives from Rawson Haverty Sr. highlighting his travels to Europe and family...
Dates: 1810-2007, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs, negatives, and maps that document the Haverty family, Haverty's Furniture Company, and associated professional organizations. Included in the collection are images of J. J. Haverty, Clarence Haverty, and Rawson Haverty Sr.'s children, as well as the weddings of Clare Haverty to Frank Ridley Jr., Betty Haverty to Alex Smith, and Rawson Haverty to Margaret Munnerlyn. Photographs feature J. J. Haverty's home Villa Clare, along with Clarence and Elizabeth...
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence written between John G. White, Jr., his mother Eva White, and his future wife Marbelle Ware, while he was deployed during World War II. Of particular note are cards produced specifically to send to servicemen, two Georgia Power newsletters, and a censored letter from White to his mother, dated July 27, 1943. There are also examples of ration books, newspaper clippings regarding White's marriage, and a clipping autographed by Carl Conway.
Dates: 1942-1945, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains two autobiographical manuscripts written by Lawrence "Larry" Benton. Most of the names of people and places in the documents are pseudonyms. The first manuscript covers his education and time working as an engineer in Atlanta in the 1930s and 40s. Specifically, he writes about his time at the Georgia School of Technology with his friends George, Jack, and Fitzie; his work as an engineer at a co-op; and his many romantic interests. The second autobiography covers...
Dates: approximately 1965, 2001
Scope and Content This collection consists of transcripts of oral history interviews as well as documents, photographs, and other materials related to the service of veterans and civilians interviewed as part of the Veterans History Project. Also included are documents created during the interview process, such as biographical data forms and audio-video recording logs. Materials in the collection include originals and reproductions of service records and military correspondence, photographs, newspaper...
Dates: 1914-2021, undated; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1973