LOC/D/D3.. Wars and Historical Events
Found in 97 Collections and/or Records:
The American Council for Emigrés in the Professions (ACEP) aided professional émigrés in all aspects of resettlement in America. The collection (1945-1966) contains correspondence, reports of projects and grants undertaken and awarded, annual reports, and name and employment information of the émigrés.
Consists of extensive correspondence (approx. 20,000 letters); writings and speeches by Anderson and others, primarily his weekly editorial column Straight Talk and other American Way Features publications; American Party files including campaign material.
Armed Service Edition books (ASEs) were produced during World War II by the Council on Books in Wartime. The majority of the collection includes small, paperback copies of Armed Services Edition books and periodicals published between 1943-1946.
Hazel Atwood was born circa 1891. She became a Congregational missionary nurse in 1921, serving for the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions. Collection consists of correspondence, administrative papers of the missionary hospital in Foochow, China, newsletters of various missionary organizations, a photograph, and miscellaneous publications that pertain to Atwood's interest in Chinese missionary service.
Hugh Baillie (1890-1966) worked at United Press first as a reporter, then general news manager, and then became president during 1935-1955 , and was also a published author. The collection contains manuscripts, including versions of his autobiographical work, High Tensions, correspondence, memoranda, news stories, publicity, published work and periodicals.
Laurence (Larry) Barretto (1890-1971) was a novelist, magazine editor, and war correspondent. The collection consists of WWI diary pages and WWII diaries, correspondence, manuscripts, published materials, and scrapbooks.
Harold Cedric Bean (1889-1930) served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps during WWI, and after his discharge, returned to Oregon and practiced medicine, and served on medical boards. The collection (1873-1930) contains correspondence, military papers, manuscripts regarding medical issues among soldiers in WWI, and other papers.
Josef Berger (1903-1971) was a children's book author, political speechwriter, poet, and lyricist. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, and published articles, relating to Berger's interest in American history, politics, and culture.
Laura J. Bock was a student at the University of Oregon during the 1960s who took part in civil rights activism and anti-vietnam protests at the university. The collection (1962-1969) contains political ephemera such as flyers and posters, memos, buttons, and underground newsletters and publications, as well as Bock's personal notes, correspondence, and an oral history (with transcript).
Verne Bright (1893 - ) was an Oregon author of poetry who also worked as a newspaper reporter, and as an English teacher. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, memorabilia, genealogy research, sketches, scrapbooks, and publications.
Robert Louis Buell (1898-1966) served in WWI and WWII, and also served as a foreign service officer from 1925 to 1952, and was often posted in the Far East. The collection (1917-1958) contains records and correspondence from Buell's service in WWI, correspondence and memoranda regarding world events and Buell's service in WWII, speeches, recollections, manuscripts, and photographs.
Elizabeth Carlyle worked as a nurse at the Isabella Fisher Hospital, in Tientsin (Tianjin), China. The collection (1937-1938) contains outgoing correspondence regarding the conquest of Tientsin (Tianjin).
During World War II, Glen Stemmons Coffield (1917-1981) was an intern at the famous Civilian Public Service (CPS) camp for conscientious objectors, Camp Waldport, whose Untide Press published two of his books of poems. Later, he was an active force in the Beat and San Francisco Renaissance scenes throughout his creative career. The Coffield Papers contain Coffield's essays, periodicals, plays, poems/poetry-books, prose and miscellaneous work.
Published political cartoons relating to World War II events. Cartoons were cut from newspapers.
Jack L. Crain of Tillamook, Oregon served in the Pacific Theater during World War II. This collection of letters, sent home to his parents in Oregon, documents his time spent in-service between 1943 and 1945, and focuses primarily on the every day experiences of serving overseas during war time.
Crossley was a lawyer in Winterset, Ia., a member of the Iowa State Senate, 1900-1907, and an active supporter of the statewide primary law. Collection includes correspondence (1894-1954): personal and formal, college class notes from Yale University (1898), addresses, legal documents, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, published materials, maps, photographs, his diary which documents his experiences during WWI, and other miscellaneous materials.
John Y. Crothers (1881- ) was a Presbyterian missionary teacher in Korea at Taegu (1909), Andong (1910-1941 and 1947-1951), and Karuizawa, Japan (1950). The collection includes correspondence, publications, and photographs that reflect his work as a missionary.
Edwin Willard Deming (1860-1942) was an American sculptor, illustrator and writer who lived among Native American tribes when he was young and then dedicated his career to artistically recording and portraying them accurately and with dignity. The collection consists of his correspondence, drawings, sketches, and paintings, as well as anthropological and linguistic material, notes and other documentation of tribes he visited or lived with.
The Department of Military Science was established at the University of Oregon in 1919, although the school had sponsored military training through the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program before the creation of a Military Science department. The collection includes department files and ROTC/Air Force ROTC information, audiotapes, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, newsletters, student orientation and training, and protest information, 1916-1972.
William Daniel Boone Dodson (1871-1950) had a long career with the Portland Chamber of Commerce, serving as general manager, executive vice-president, and as director of industrial promotion where he worked chiefly on the industrial development of Oregon. The collection (1947-1949) contains correspondence, reports, biographical information, and publications.
Darley Downs (1894?-1969) was a missionary in Japan before World War II. The collection contains correspondence, a manuscript, and printed matter related to missionary work.
Clare Victor Dwiggins (1874-1958) was an author, illustrator, and syndicated cartoonist. The collection (1932-1958) consists of manuscript illustrations, sketches and drawings, WWII posters, publicity, books, and biographical material.
Clara Dyer was a Methodist missionary in Ch'angli, Hopei (Hopeh) Province, northern China from the early to mid-twentieth century. The collection includes personal letters and reports that reflect her missionary work.
Orval Etter is a former professor at the University of Oregon who founded the Pacifica Forum in 1994. He was a professor of planning, public policy and management. He was also a pacifist and a conscientious objector during World War II. The collection includes information on the Pacifica Forum and the Emerald Chamber Players including articles, newsletters, writings by Etter, material on the Fellowship of Reconciliation, and subject files.
Alzo John Fisher was a Christian missionary. The Alzo John Fisher papers comprise letters, reports, articles, manuscripts, publications, and other information produced or collected by Fisher, all of which pertain to his missionary service in China. The collection also includes histories of Chinese Christian missions, which discuss many of the historical, political, and social events in China.
William Henry Fluhrer inherited his parent's bakery business located in Medford, Oregon, became president of First Federal Building and Loan Association, served as a Lt. Col. in the Air Force during WWII, and later became the commanding officer for the Southern Oregon unit of the U.S. Air Force Reserve. The collection contains scrapbook contents, correspondence and mementos from his service in WWII, and 10 reels of 16mm film.
Harrison Forman (1904-1978) was an American explorer, aviator, photographer, journalist and author. Collection comprises 62 diaries kept by Forman while a world traveler and journalist, as well as photographs, journalism, interviews, writings, and books by Forman. Collection materials include accounts of the Sino-Japanese conflict, the Chinese government under Chiang Kai-shek, the Japanese bombardment of Shanghai in 1937, and the Nazi invasion of Poland in 1939.
Amos Fries (1873-1963) was an engineer, served in the Philippines during the Moro uprising, organized the Chemical Warfare Service, and was an advocate for conservative causes. The collection consists of biographical material, correspondence, manuscripts by Fries, others, and Elizabeth Fries, and photographs.