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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Adolph Rosenberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS294f
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal papers of Adolph Rosenberg, a reporter for the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Included are receipts, press cards, and membership cards of Zionist Organization of America, Y.M.C.A., Georgia Motor Club, Ballyhoo, and Atlanta Zionist District. Also included are play programs for events at the Penthouse, and Chastain Memorial Park. The collection includes documents of the Atlanta Jewish Community Council, Atlanta Camera Club, and World War II ration books. Also...
Dates: 1942-1954

Adolph Rosenberg Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS124
Scope and Contents of the Records A varied collection, these photographs are a mixture of images of rural areas in Fulton County, images relating to Atlanta’s Jewish community, military photographs, and photographs of an elementary class. Most of the images in the collection were taken by Rosenberg, but several were not. The photographs of Fulton County include images of buildings, stores, and farms in Buckhead, Roswell, and Lebanon, Georgia, and several in Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta. Images of Atlanta’s Jewish community...
Dates: 1945-1955, undated

Alexander-Rhyne documents

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS511f
Scope and Content This collection contains World War II scrapbooks, clippings, three items of correspondence, report cards, and certificates. A large portion of the material, including a "baby book" pertains to Albert H. Rhyne, Jr.
Dates: 1922-1970

Allen family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1014
Scope and Content This collection contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, awards and ceremony programs, and scrapbooks collected by the Allen family. The bulk of the collection pertains to Ivan Allen, Sr. and Ivan Allen, Jr.'s business, civic, and political affairs. Ivan Allen, Sr.'s state senate campaign and election, and Ivan Allen, Jr.'s mayoral campaign and election, and both father and son's work with various charities and civic minded associations are included. Of note are the numerous scrapbooks...
Dates: 1899-2004, undated

Atlanta's Unspoken Past oral history transcriptions

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS994
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection is comprised of eleven interviews, transcript of each interview (edited and unedited), original audio recordings for each interview, and a CD access copy of each. The interviews with Billy Jones and Ginny Boyd are part of the Maria Helena Dolan collection (1999.142)
Dates: 1997, 2004-2005

C. Mildred Thompson papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS256
Scope and Content This collection consists, primarily, of the writings and research of C. Mildred Thompson: both academic and popular magazine articles; letters she received and sent; and speeches she delivered. Correspondence to C. Mildred Thompson includes letters from several historically prominent individuals, including Senator John Kennedy; President Franklin Roosevelt; Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt; and cultural leaders including Harpo Marx; Cecil B. DeMille; and Archibald MacLeish. In addition, files contain...
Dates: 1883-1963

DuBose family collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1020
Scope and Content This collection contains primarily the personal and professional papers of Beverly Means DuBose, Jr. The bulk of the personal papers document DuBose's military service in the United States Navy. There is an assortment of training materials and periodicals issued by a variety of military agencies. Also included in this series are a few presentations given by DuBose and materials pertaining to the anti-communism movement in the United States in the early 1960s. The professional papers...
Dates: 1802-1985, undated

Edith and Earl Cook family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS996
Scope and Content This collection consists of genealogy records created by Edith Cook. Included within this genealogy are the family history for the Bell, Bloch, Cook, Collier, Dicks, Fish, Griggs, Harber, Ingram, Owen, Thomas, Tigner, Wagnon, Waldo-Hall, Weiss, and Wilson families. The collection also contains correspondence and scrapbooks. Of particular interest is material pertaining to Edith W. Harber (Cook.) Edith Harber enlisted in the the United States Army during World War II and earned her pilot's...
Dates: 1821-1992, undated

Elizabeth Setze papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1119
Scope and Content The collection contains Setze's military service records, certificates, awards, and correspondence. Also included are scrapbook pages containing poems from her fifth grade students in 1939; personal papers; a 1973 Georgia zip code directory booklet; a 1997 directory of the Atlanta Retired Teachers association; and a booklet on survivor benefits from the Navy. There are five notebooks that Setze used as travel logs, containing information about her travel expenses as well as notes about some...
Dates: 1936-1997, undated

Ellis D. Robb scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS846
Scope and Content This collection consists of 43 scrapbooks which contain newspaper clippings, photographs, magazine articles, letters, and notes written by Robb. Material covers banking and business; genealogy and the Robb family; movies, theatre, and the circus; politics; World War II, celebrities; Robb’s homes in Eldora and Atlanta; and autograph collecting. Robb collected material between 1920 and 1943, but items themselves date to as early as 1863.
Dates: 1920-1943, undated

Emmelyn Gregg Carter Harrison scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS269
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of one scrapbook.
Dates: 1940-1942

Gatins Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1005
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, diaries, obituaries, newspaper clippings, financial records, and official United States government documents pertaining to Gatins family members. Included among the latter are files from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), court records, passport application files, and INS records. The collection also contains birth, baptism, marriage, school and death records for various family members. Also included is secondary research on significant...
Dates: 1848-2010, undated, bulk 1999-2008; Majority of material found within 1999 - 2008

General Marion Williamson papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS851
Scope and Content This collection contains papers and books belongong to General Marion Williamson. Included are three Georgia National Guard Annuals; a 1939 national Guard Register; an army Staff Officer's Field Manual; a Georgia statistical register; and a U.S. Army Register of Retired Personnel. Awards and certificates received during his college years, military career, and his career in the Georgia Department of Labor. Also included is a P.O.W. tag from 1942 from a German prisoner. A tape of an oral history...
Dates: 1924-1989

Gertrude Blair Women's Army Corps paper

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1094
Scope and Content The bulk of this collection consists of personal correspondence to and from Gertrude Blair, dated 1943-1956 that describe the daily activities of her WAC service. They include her time at Archer Field in Brisbane, Australia; Hollandia, Dutch New Guinea, later renamed Jayapura (Indonesia); and Manilia, Philippines. Other documents include individual soldier records, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, military publications, event programs and a publication titled WACS...
Dates: 1943-1989; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1945

Historic newspaper collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS838
Scope and Content This collection contains newspapers that document important historic events and aspects of local, national, and international news. The collection focuses on the following subjects: the Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, and special events such as the Civil War Centennial.
Dates: 1886-1993

Joseph S. Skobba military papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS563f
Scope and Content This collection contains military related materials regarding the service of Dr. Joseph S. Skobba. Included are a leave record, a pay data card, an identification card, and a laboratory test.
Dates: 1940-1947

Laura M. Flowers savings bond

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS436f
Scope and Content This collection contains a U.S. war savings bond that "is your contribution toward the building of the new cruiser Atlanta." It has a photograph of a drawing of the proposed U.S.S. Atlanta.
Dates: 1943

Lee R. Gandee letter

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS455f
Scope and Content The collection contains a letter from Lee R. Gandee to Ruth Blair and describes Gandee's impressions traveling through the South in the 1930s and his plans to move to Atlanta, Georgia after being released from the Army and work on renovating a house called "The Old White House."
Dates: 1945 Jan. 7

Leonard Apostolu papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS904f
Scope and Content This collection contains materials collected by Leonard Apostolu during his service in the United States Army and after being honorably discharged. Materials include newspaper draft notices, immunization records, United States Civil Service Commission papers, correspondence, certificates, travel orders, an Army Christmas dinner menu, and commendation papers. Other materials include an Apostolu family tree and genealogy, applications for federal employment, and a recommendation letter.
Dates: 1941-1952, undated

Margaret Whitman Lakin papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS14
Scope and Content This collection contains scrapbooks of newsclippings and memorobilia of Atlanta.
Dates: 1919-1955