World War (1939-1945)
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
This collection includes a 5-page paper by Allen Moger concerning the Army Enlisted Reserve Corps (E.R.C.) at Washington and Lee University and letters received by Moger from students who were called to active duty from the E.R.C.
This collection includes three booklets entitled: International conciliation, dated January 1936; After defense - what?, dated 1941; and Dollars for democracy, not dated. There is also a ten-page story entitled 'The committee to defend America by aiding the Allies'. Additionally, there are various letters and telegrams.
This collection consists of two letters written by Washington and Lee University student E. Dean Finney to his mother on December 8 and 11, 1941. He writes about the bombings at Pearl Harbor and how he expects many students will enlist in the military soon.
These papers include an account of his student life at Washington and Lee University from 1940-1943, which mentions faculty members Fitzgerald Flournoy and Lawrence E. Watkin. There are also letters to his parents, documents, poetry and essays about his service in World War II, primarily in the European theater.
The papers of James H. Price, Governor of Virginia (1938-1942), including correspondence during his gubernatorial years; addresses to the General Assembly and of various organizations; radio speeches to the people of Virginia; World War II Virginia civil defense materials; photographs.
This is a collection of photographs (115) and miscellaneous papers of Kenneth B. Van de Water from the Pacific theater during World War II. It includes photographs of the U.S.S. Curtiss, fleet post offices in various locations, and operations on or near the islands of Eniwetok, Guam, Kwajalein, Majuro, Okinawa, Saipan, and Tarawa. There are also photographs of Van de Water and his friends, including Henry Fonda.
12 photographs of Washington and Lee University campus which include the colonnade and academic buildings, Lee Chapel, Doremus gym, dorms, and fraternity houses. The photographs were taken by Army officer J.W. 'Bill' Stevens, who attended the U.S. Army's School for Personnel Services hosted by Washington and Lee University during World War Two.