Minnesota World War II Collections
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence between Augusta Bjeldanes and her former students serving in World War II and related materials, including v-mail, a copy of official document concerning the Army’s efforts to raise money for the relief effort, photos, and publicity materials on Ralph Magelssen.
Correspondence, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and realia from Charlotte Griffin Weld’s local volunteer roles.
The collection details and documents Harrington's donation of a mobile canteen for the British Military via the English-Speaking Union. Includes correspondence and newspaper clippings on the American Red Cross, Hennepin County Chapter.
The collection consists of five scrapbooks detailing Cliff Nyberg's experience with the U.S. Army 11th Field Hospital during World War II. The scrapbooks include photographs, documents, insignia, newspaper clippings, and assorted records.
The collection includes World War II-era correspondence, yacht logs, and biographical material on the Lyman family.
Newspaper clippings and postcards sent by First Lieutenant Melvin Roy Swensen to his family in Minneapolis. Swensen was a Japanese prisoner of war from 1942 to 1945. The postcards are forms issued by the Imperial Japanese Army with short messages from Swensen.
Collection includes photographs, official notices, clippings (concerning establishment of the Women's Reserve Corps, dress, and special events); publications, and miscellaneous ephemera. Box 1 includes clippings, photos, and ephemera. Box 2 is a scrapbook covering 1943-1947. Box 3 is a service scrapbook album, U.S. Marines, 1943-1940s.
The collection consists of one photo album featuring the U.S.S. Minneapolis on its leather cover. The book contains an autograph page and family photos by an unknown owner. The photos were chiefly taken in Hawaii in 1941. Several images include family members on the S.S. Lurline. It is not clear if anyone pictured served on the U.S.S. Minneapolis.
Black and white photographs taken by Violet Glyer during her World War II service with the University of Minnesota’s 26th General Hospital Unit from 1942 to 1945. Her meticulous identification of people in the photos and the location, make her photographs especially useful. She photographed fellow medical personnel, friends, the communities and local people where she was stationed.
The collection contains materials pertaining to William Leland Jensen’s career with the War Production Board (WPB) from the Minnesota, North and South Dakota region. Includes good documentation of the process of Jensen being hired on with the War Production Board, organizational charts, reports, publications, photographs, and clippings pertaining to the WPB during the years 1942-1947.