World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.MSS823f
Scope and Content This collection contains material about Easy Company 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, including the paratroopers' training, reunions, and their fictional depiction in the television miniseries Band of Brothers. Included in the collection is a reproduced scrapbook containing photographs and articles about their service from World War II. There is also a pamphlet containing historical background printed for the reunion held in 2000, a 2003 reunion agenda, an...
Dates: 2000-2003, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS835f
Scope and Content This collection mostly contains periodicals and booklets from the early 1940s. Materials include several editions of Georgia Power's Kilowatt News, Southern Bell's guide to telephone etiquette, and the WSB War Review of 1942. This collection also contains a catalogue from the Home Builders Plan Service and building specification forms for a home at 3181 Sewell Rd SW, later renamed Benjamin Mays Drive, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1942-1951, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1170
Scope and Content This collection mostly contains documents relating the Hugh Brannon's education at Technological High School, and the neighborhood in which he lived, Inman Park. Included are examples of Brannon's classwork at William A. Bass Junior High School and at Technological High School, in courses such as mathematics, science, English, and social studies. Student assignments represented in the collection sometimes touched upon the subject of war in Europe. Brannon, a lifelong resident of Atlanta's Inman...
Dates: 1922-2007, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS879f
Scope and Content This collection contains issues of the Military Order of the World Wars' national bulletins that detail the status of American military men serving overseas, as well as the Atlanta chapter's membership rosters and a memorial service program for fallen members. Of particular note is a speech given by Military Order of the World Wars member, William R. Brewster (1921-2012), on behalf of President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945) on Army Day in 1945.
Dates: 1945-1965, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS863f
Scope and Content This collection documents the lives of three generations of the Ransone family. It contains high school and college graduation programs, World War II ration documents, insurance receipts, and business cards. Also included are the books Songs of a Day by Frank L. Stanton and Around the World in Sixty Days by Robert Hecht. The collection includes pamphlets for Atlanta attractions such as Stone Mountain and the Lyric Theatre,...
Dates: 1887-1973, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1010
Scope and Content This collection consists of transcripts of oral history interviews as well as documents, photographs, and other materials related to the service of veterans and civilians interviewed as part of the Veterans History Project. Also included are documents created during the interview process, such as biographical data forms and audio-video recording logs. Materials in the collection include originals and reproductions of service records and military correspondence, photographs, newspaper...
Dates: 1914-2021, undated; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1973