World War, 1939-1945
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Cranford Family papers
Scope and Contents The Cranford Family Papers span the years of circa 1936-2013, with most of the material dating from 1942-2000. The collection consists of a variety of materials including correspondence, family history and documents, writings, speeches, three scrapbooks and many photographs. The collection also contains notes and documents relating to friends and acquaintances of the Cranfords who were notable Durham community members. Of particular interest in this collection is a series of letters between...
Dates: circa 1936-2013
USO Club scrapbook
Scope and Contents
The USO Club Scrapbook, 1943-1944, consists of newspaper clippings, photographs, and invitations documenting the history of the Dillard Street USO.
Dates: 1943 - 1944
Found in: North Carolina Collection Archives / USO Club scrapbook
Thomas Whaley papers
Scope and Contents Spanning the years 1939-2010, the Thomas Whaley papers primarily contain materials relating to Thomas Whaley and his brothers’ service during WWII and to local stories commemorating veterans. These include newspaper articles from the 1980s and 1990s that profile the Whaley brothers, and certificates and letters that celebrate Thomas Whaley’s service. Of particular note is a copy of a brief manuscript that his sister, Dorothy Wentz, sent to NBC’s Tom Brokaw in which Whaley tells of his...
Dates: 1939 - 2010