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World War II, 1939 - 1945

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers

Scope and Contents

Items in this subseries are related to the World War II era in both of the main theaters of war. Some items of note include propaganda leaflets in a variety of languages including German and Japanese, documents from various government agencies including the Office of War Information, and some ephemeral materials used as propaganda during the war.


  • Event: 1939 - 1945


Language of Materials

Mostly English, Leaflets and other propaganda pieces are in a variety of languages, primarily German, Japanese, and English, but also some Polish, French, Dutch, and Italian.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to research use.


From the Series: 12.58 Linear Feet : 7 large storage boxes, 2 oversize boxes, and 3 other boxes

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA