World War, 1939-1945
Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains both materials reflecting the life, interests, and activities of Frances Robinson Mitchell and materials which document the Robinson family's work in the lumbering and timberlands business in northern Maine. Included are correspondence, business records, photographs, newspaper clippings, deeds, leases, reports, tax documents, and plans.
Two series by Morgiana P. Halley, one dealing with marine disasters in Newfoundland folk balladry and the other with marine convoys of World War II.
Bound copy of the memoirs of Nathaniel Crowley, who was an alumnus of the University of Maine and a Hall of Fame recipient (2002 - Class of ’42). The memoir was published by his son Roger Crowley (donor) in hardback for his family and friends. The memoir includes stories from Crowley's time at UMaine, including in sports, as a member of the Senior Skulls, and Class Treasurer.
1673 Raoul Pinette, interviewed by Raymond Pelletier and Mark Silber, May 14, 1981, Lewiston, Maine. Pinette talks about his father’s unlikely career as an undertaker/funeral director (because he was afraid of the dead); the importance of education; working for his father during WWII; his identity as an ‘American with French-Canadian heritage’; how being Franco-American can be a benefit; and developments in funeral services. Text: 25 pp. transcript. Recording: T 1793 1-1/4 hours.
The papers of a professor of international relations at Syracuse University. Included are two commendations relating to military activities in 1946, a photograph, and three papers: The Soviet history of World War II (1959), Soviet occupation and administration of northern Korea by Lowell R. Eklund (1948), and The Socialist Party of the United States by Philip H. Taylor and John D. Hall (undated).
Pamphlets, magazines, and other materials published during World War II. Includes copies of Bulletins from Britain (no. 32, week ending April 9, 1941-no. 111, week ending Oct. 14, 1942), Facts in Review issued by the German Library of Information (v. 2 no. 16, April 15, 1940-v.3 no. 20, June 7, 1941), War in Pictures (Jan. 1941-April 1942), and other periodicals.
This is an arbitrary collection of accessions created in June 2014 to bring together interviews that focus on WWII. There are 150 series in NAFOH that relate to WWII, but 18 belong soley to this collection.