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Name World War, 1939-1945

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Image of RG0771.AM - RG0771 Davis, Bette (Rathburn), 1920-1997

RG0771.AM - RG0771 Davis, Bette (Rathburn), 1920-1997

This collection consists of one box and two volumes of manuscript material arranged in two series: 1) scrapbooks, 1926-1946; and 2) Miscellany. This material relates primarily to the dance and dramatic performances of Betty Rathburn and her sister, Lois and to the social life she led at the University of Nebraska in the late 1930's and early 1940's. The Scrapbooks of series one trace Betty Rathburn's performances as a dancer and actress during the late 1920's and early 1930's. Miss Rathburn was a student of Flavia Waters Champe during this period. Material relating to Miss Rathburn's years at the University of Nebraska is also included, particularly items pertaining to social events in

Image of RG0785.AM - RG0785 Ihrie, LeRoy C., 1919-1999

RG0785.AM - RG0785 Ihrie, LeRoy C., 1919-1999

This collection consists of photocopies of two scrapbooks dating from 1943-1945 and 1972. The material relates to the record and experiences of Lt. LeRoy C. Ihrie as a prisoner-of-war in Germany during World War II. Volume 1 contains copies of telegrams documenting Ihrie's capture and status as a prisoner-of-war, newspaper clippings, government correspondence, and Ihrie's letters home, 1943-1945. A copy of a photograph, 1972, depicts attendees of a prisoner-of-war reunion. Scrapbook Volume 2 consists of copies of issues of the Oflag 64 Item, a monthly publication of prisoners of war interned in Offizerlager 64, Altburgund, Germany, 1943-1945. The newspaper describes camp events and activities

Image of RG0861.AM - RG0861 Hookham, Clyde, 1915-1989

RG0861.AM - RG0861 Hookham, Clyde, 1915-1989

This collection of papers relating to Clyde Hookham is arranged as follows: Series 1 - Correspondence from Hookham, 1942-1945 Series 2 - Correspondence to Hookham, 1942-1945 Series 3 - Diary, 1943-1944 Series 4 - Miscellany, c.1942-1945 The materials in this collection relate to Clyde Hookham's service in the US Army during World War II. Hookham was a private in Battery B55th CA. The correspondence in Series 1 contains letters written by Clyde to his family. They cover his entire service career and concern Clyde's day-to-day experiences in the military. Series 2 consists of letters written to Clyde, not only by family members but friends as well, and provide some insights into what w

Image of RG1034.AM - RG1034 Gingrich, Robert

RG1034.AM - RG1034 Gingrich, Robert

The collection consists of a letter (and envelope) dated November 29, 1944, from Robert Gingrich to his aunt and uncle, Bessie and Rudolph Eis, of Humboldt, Nebraska. In the letter Gingrich describes his life as a soldier during World War II in New Guinea and the Philippines. In particular he notes the weather and his observations about the native peoples.

Image of RG1057.AM - RG1057 Barta, James R., 1918-2001

RG1057.AM - RG1057 Barta, James R., 1918-2001

This collection of papers of James R. Barta is arranged as follows: Series 1 - Correspondence, 1943-1946 Subseries 1: Correspondence from James, 1943-1945 Subseries 2: Correspondence to James, 1944-1946 Series 2 - Papers, 1941-1947 The materials in this collection relate to James R. Barta's service in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. The letters contained in Series 1 reflect both Barta's experiences in the military, and what was going on back home with his family and friends. Series 2 contains many of the tests Barta took in his training in the service, and much ephemera associated with military life, his induction notice, selective service classifica

Image of RG1053.AM - RG1053 Roberts, Walter F., 1894-1966

RG1053.AM - RG1053 Roberts, Walter F., 1894-1966

The Walter F. Roberts papers are arranged in eight series: Series 1 - University of Nebraska, 1914-1966 Series 2 - Order of the Knights of Pythias, 1944-1946 Series 3 - Nebraska United War Fund Executive Director, 1943-1946 Series 4 - Nebraska Civil Defense Coordinator, 1941-1943 Series 5 - Nebraska State Railway Commissioner Campaign, 1946 Series 6 - Nebraska State Railway Commissioner, 1946-1952 Series 7 - Walter F. Roberts Estate, 1935-1966 Series 8 - Correspondence and Miscellany, 1931-1966 This collection relates to the life and activities (primarily the career and public service) of Walter F. Roberts during the years 1914 to 1966. Although some information about his persona