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WWII. World War II

 Topic Guide
Identifier: WWII
This classification groups together collections on the topic of World War, 1939-1945.

Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

Harold D. Crouch, Jr., Papers (MS-654)

Identifier: MS-654

Harold D. Crouch Jr. (1922-2016) served aboard the U.S.S. Knapp during World War II and worked as a technician at the Propeller Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. This collection contains the papers and photos related to Crouch's military service and his time at the propeller lab where he worked from 1950 to 1977.

Dates: 1918 - 2016

Dayton Daily News Archive (MS-458) - Air Force History Photographs SELECTIONS in CORE Scholar

 Digital Collection
Identifier: MS-458 AF History CORE Scholar
Dates: 1943 - 1996

Edward Lang Papers (SC-105)

Identifier: SC-105
Scope and Contents

Letters from Lang written while in US Navy during World War II, describing family issues and his role as an investigator of persons of interest in Germany following the war.

Dates: 1942-1945

Frederic Earl Ford Papers

Identifier: MS-63
Abstract Ford served with the 5th Bomb Wing in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He was the commander of the photography group. The papers in this collection consist primarily of photographs and negatives, most taken during the latter part of World War II, 1943-1945. The photographs show many aspects of camp and military life as well as the customs and traditions of the native peoples where Ford was stationed. All images are identified and dated on back. Also included is a small amount of...
Dates: 1930-1945

Arlene Galloway Dayton Newspaper Headlines Collection (SC-330)

Identifier: SC-330
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Dayton newspaper front pages with headlines concerning events such as World War II, President Dwight Eisenhower, and the 1969 moon landing.

Dates: 1941-1969; Majority of material found in 1945

Arlene Galloway World War II Political Cartoons Collection (SC-331)

Identifier: SC-331
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of newspaper clippings of political cartoons concerning World War II, taken from Dayton newspapers.

Dates: 1942-1945

George Higginbotham World War II Letter (SC-104)

Identifier: SC-104
Scope and Contents

Copy of letter written by Higginbotham to his father while he was stationed in Italy during World War II.

Dates: 1943

George W. Bucklin Collection (SC-183)

Identifier: SC-183
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents and a photograph regarding George Bucklin's position at Wright Field, patent information on Bucklin's photographic process aid, genealogical information on the Bucklin family (including George's unpublished autobiography), and family correspondence. Also, regarding McGuffey Homes, the collection includes neighborhood maps, McGuffey Homes Newsletters (7 April through 1 November 1944), neighborhood bylaws, neighborhood notices and flyers for special events,...
Dates: 1943-1947

Frederick L. Haines Flight Logs (SC-338)

Identifier: SC-338
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three pilot’s flight logs containing the flight information of Frederick L. Haines, a lifelong resident of Miamisburg. Haines started flying in a WACO in 1932 and served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. Haines logged most of his hours from airports around the Miami Valley, including East Dayton Airport, Vandalia, and Springfield.

Dates: 1932-1945

Harold R. Harris Papers

Identifier: MS-214
Abstract Harris was a World War I flyer and test pilot at McCook Field in Dayton during the early 1920s. He later became an executive with Pan American Airlines, American Overseas Airlines, and Northwest Airlines, as well as holding the rank of Colonel in the Army Air Transport Command during World War II. His papers consist of extensive correspondence, both personal and business, travel diaries, reports, newspaper clippings, personal logs detailing his activities and movements, speeches,...
Dates: 1886, 1908-1990