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World War II

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

American Red Cross, Northland Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: S3006
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, reference materials, photographs, and Red Cross publications. Most of the material originated from the chapter's World War I activities, and reflects the relief programs in effect during that war.
Dates: 1915-1963

Durant Barclay, Jr. industrial photographs

 Collection
Identifier: S4528
Abstract The collection consists of industrial photographs taken by the donor during the duration of his studio's operation in Virginia, Minnesota which closed in 1956. Mr. Barclay continued shooting for industrial clients through 1963.
Dates: 1910, 1951-1963; Majority of material found in 1951-1963

Cook, Minnesota military service scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: S3782
Abstract This collection consists of a photocopy of a newspaper clippings scrapbook compiled from the Cook, News-Herald covering men and women in the armed services from Cook and the immediate area. Other subjects covered in the scrapbook include Red Cross work, war bond drives and the arrival in the Cook area of British war brides.
Dates: 1945-1973; Majority of material found in 1945, 1946, 1973

Duluth Civilian Defense Council records

 Collection
Identifier: S3007
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, bulletins, publications, news clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, posters, personnel lists, and other reference materials from the war activities of the organization. The records were collected from a variety of sources, such as the Duluth Public Library, the War History Division of the Duluth Civilian Defense Council, and individuals. Parts of the collection, therefore, are sporadic and incomplete.
Dates: 1941-1946

Duluth Junior College scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: S6017
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one 84 page fragile scrapbook with primarily unidentified and undated local news clippings and 6 photos and 1 photocopied photo. The news clippings about Duluth Junior College include classes, social events, clubs, faculty, men’s and women’s sports, etc. The photographs include students in class rooms and the men’s basketball team. Includes a clipping of an African American women in the 1928 graduating class, page 18; Judge Clarence R. Magney, page 34; and...
Dates: 1938-1941

Duluth USO records

 Collection
Identifier: S3135
Abstract The collection contains information on the activities of the USO in Duluth.
Dates: 1941-1968

Duluth Junior College records

 Collection
Identifier: S6054
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two alphabetical series: graduates and non-graduates

Faculty Meeting Minutes 1947-1948; DJC Bulletins 1942-43, 1947-48, 1948-49
Dates: 1927-1950

Erwin L. Goldfine papers

 Collection
Identifier: U6220
Content Description Two WWII scrapbooks titled "Service Record of Erwin L. Goldfine, U.S. Army, Vols. 1 and 2," which were compiled by Erwin's brother Monnie. Erwin Goldfine enlisted in the Army Air Corp in December of 1942, and served in North Africa, Sicily, and Italy. His family in Duluth was active in the Temple Israel congregation, and several of Goldfine’s letters home were published in the local periodical Jewish Fellowship News. Scrapbooks contain correspondence, photographs, articles from Jewish...
Dates: 1942-1969

Newton S. Friedman oral history interview

 Collection
Identifier: S4542
Abstract The collection consists of an interview with civil rights attorney Newton S. Friedman on March 18, 1993.
Dates: 1993

Hearding family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3672
Abstract The collection consists of two diaries belonging to William H., correspondence files of John H. Sr. dating from World War I and II concerning the war effort and war related experiences. 
Dates: 1861-1977

Richard H. Hudelson labor history research collection

 Collection
Identifier: S6143
Scope and Contents The collections contains research materials compiled to write Dr. Hudelson's book published by the University of Minnesota Press in 2006 titled By the Ore Docks: A Working People’s History of Duluth
Dates: 1880-2006; Majority of material found in 1883-1978

Erling Jonassen oral history interview

 Collection
Identifier: S6129
Scope and Contents The collection consists of digital recordings of interviews of Erling Jonassen by Stephanie Hemphill conducted in November 2008, focusing on his World War II experiences. In addition to these recordings the collection includes a printed transcript of the interviews (9 pages), a digital copy and printed transcript (3 pages) of a Minnesota Public Radio program by Stephanie Hemphill featuring Erling Jonassen, and digital copies of photographs provided by Mr. Jonassen. Scanned copies of the print...
Dates: 2008 November

Julia Newell Marshall papers

 Collection
Identifier: U6212
Content Description Two WWII scrapbooks created by Julia Marshall while she was serving as a photographer in the Women's Army Corps (WAC). Scrapbooks contain photographs, newspaper clippings, and ephemera.
Dates: circa 1943-1945

Donald Klaber oral history interviews

 Collection
Identifier: S6009
Scope and Contents The collection consists of interviews by Professor Richard Hudelson, Ph. D. of Donald Klaber on July 22, 1999 and March 2000. The focus of the first interview was Donald Klaber's life and coming of age in Europe and Palestine, volunteer military service in the British Army during WWII, his life and choices as a non-religious Jew, life in England, all prior to his arrival in the United States. The second interview covers Mr. Klaber and his WWII military experiences. There is a...
Dates: 1999-2000; Majority of material found in 1999, 2000

Margot Klaber oral history interview

 Collection
Identifier: S4592
Scope and Contents Professor Richard Hudelson, Ph.D. interviewed Mrs. Klaber on September 19, 25, 1997. The tapes chronicle her life from Germany to the United States, from before throughout and after WWII and her relocation to the United States. There is a partial transcription of the interview.
Dates: 1997

Molly Ehrlich Tyler collection on Jewish women's service during World War II

 Collection
Identifier: umja0018
Abstract This collection consists of research conducted and materials collected by Molly Ehrlich Tyler to identify information regarding Jewish women in the Upper Midwest who served in the armed forces during World War II.
Dates: 1941-2006

John T. Pegors papers

 Collection
Identifier: S6095
Scope and Contents The collection holds subject files that reflect Pegor’s participation, focus, or concern. Biographical materials include Donna W. Pegors, retired (1989)University of Minnesota Duluth music professor. See S2386 Portraits collection for a portrait of Donna Pegors, additional material on her is in Vertical File, Biography, Pegors, Donna. The subjects are arranged alphabetically. See related collections: Save Lake Superior Association; Izaak Walton League W. J. McCabe Duluth Chapter;...
Dates: 1939-2007

John H. Peterson papers

 Collection
Identifier: S6157
Scope and Contents The collection contains biographical information, WWII records and medal, certificates of birth, baptism and marriage, court document of John Harry Peterson’s name change in 1940 to John Hartley Peterson, photographs of John and Barbara Peterson, and a copy of John Peterson’s 1948 University of Minnesota Thesis for Master of Science in Ophthalmology The Effect of Glare on the Accommodation Near Point.
Dates: 1911-2012

Public Health scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: S3133
Abstract The development of public health awareness in Duluth during the 1920s through the 1940s is reflected in this small collection. The collection also covers the Civilian Defense Health aspect of World War II. The collection contains news clippings concerning water tests, rubbish, city isolation hospital, vaccinations, care in handling milk, nursing council, sewage, nutrition, fire hazards, cancer control, food handling, etc. Volume 1 includes a small number of photographs of disease or injury...
Dates: 1920-1948

St. Louis County Civilian Defense Council records

 Collection
Identifier: S3118
Abstract The collection contains minutes, 1942–1945; a summary report, 1945; bulletins; committee lists; records of local councils; newsletters; a survey of servicemen’s programs; a victory aide list; reports and bulletins.
Dates: 1941-1946

St. Louis County Medical Society records

 Collection
Identifier: S6075
Scope and Contents The collection consists of minutes and rosters from the Regular and Executive Committee meetings from 1906 to 1985, minutes for the Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology subsections from 1941-1951. Also included are materials relating to the Procurement and Assignment Service during World War II including an indexed list of doctors, and financial and administrative records for the Society's D.L. Tilderquist Memorial Library from 1960-1972, as well as miscellaneous materials including obituaries,...
Dates: 1906 December-1985 December

United States Office of Price Administration ration materials

 Collection
Identifier: S4474
Abstract The collection contains information statements to inform consumers of policy and forms, stickers, stamps, booklets, etc. issued by the Office of Price Administration required for consumers to purchase rationed items.
Dates: 1942-1947; Majority of material found in 1942, 1946, 1947

Eugene Van Cleef papers

 Collection
Identifier: S6020
Scope and Contents The collection contains: biographical information, certificates, awards, miscellaneous, 1906-39; photographs 1904, ca. 1912; scrapbook 1911-23, news clippings—Finnish Relief Fund, 1939-40; publications about Duluth and Minnesota, 1912-22; articles by Van Cleef in magazines and newspapers, 1914-69; articles about and of interest to Van Cleef, 1919-70; research interests, 1920-1961; information on Finnish Rya rugs, 1923-25 See also archived papers:...
Dates: 1904-1970

World Refugee Year, Duluth Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: S3652
Abstract The collection contains meeting minutes, letters and pamphlets.
Dates: 1959-1960

World War II Civilian Mobilization scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: S3140
Abstract The collection consists of two scrapbooks solely containing news clippings covering anti-sabotage programs, commodity rationing, test blackouts, division of city into district, air raid precautions, and other subjects concering home front activities in Duluth, Minnesota during World War II.
Dates: 1941-1944

Zinsmaster Baking Company records

 Collection
Identifier: S6041
Scope and Contents The collection contains four scrapbook volumes of newspaper clippings of company advertisements, bread industry advertisements, and related newspaper stories on Zinsmaster and its competitors (1919-1934). There are also black and white 8x10 photographs of the silver trophy and four wrapped loaves of Zinsmaster's bread (March 22, 1925), Duluth Zinsmaster Co. open house at the plant, one colored architect’s rendering of Zinsmaster plant (11X14), and one original architectural ink drawing of the...
Dates: 1919-1977; Majority of material found in 1919-1934