Soldiers -- Minnesota -- Correspondence.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: M/A 0040
Description of Contents The collection contains World War II correspondence and photographs organized chronologically. It documents a US soldier's life during World War II, beginning as an enlistee in the US Army in March 1942 and ending with his return home and release from duty in October 1945. Included are letters to his wife and parents detailing his everyday life and concerns while being acutely aware of the need to censor his letters for privacy and national security concerns. Also included are personal...
Dates: 1942 - 1945
Identifier: M/A 0348
Description of Contents The Lord Family World War II Correspondence collection contains letters and cards sent between Staff Sergeant Harry Holmes Lord, Jr. of the United States Marine Corps (USMC) and his family in Minneapolis. The letters cover the time span from when Staff Sergeant Lord entered boot camp in May 1943 to when he completed his service in January 1946. The collection contains two series. Letters Home from Harry Holmes Lord, Jr.: Letters Home...
Dates: 1943 - 1946
Identifier: M/A 0310
Description of Contents
The collection includes World War II-era correspondence, yacht logs, and biographical material on the Lyman family.
Dates: 1933 - 1960
Identifier: M/A 0330
Description of Contents This collection consists of letters written to Minneapolis Public Library staff during World War II from 1942 to 1945. The authors are chiefly former library employees, both men and women, who were in active military service. The Reference Department Correspondence series forms the bulk of the collection, with most letters addressed to department heads Genevieve MacDonald and Elizabeth Bond. The Margaret Fletcher Correspondence ...
Dates: 1942 - 1945