LOC/D/D3.. Wars and Historical Events
Found in 97 Collections and/or Records:
Charles Wertenbaker (1901-1955) was a journalist and author who became chief of the Paris bureau of Time and Life. The collection contains manuscripts of short stories, articles, and one unpublished book, and correspondence.
On September 9, 1942, Curry County, Oregon was bombed by the Japanese during World War II. The collection contains copies of newspaper clippings, untranslated and translated Japanese documents, magazines, books, correspondence, military manuals, U.S. Coast Guard/Navy, U.S. Army, U.S. Forest Service, and other miscellaneous documents relating to the bombings.
Roy Martin Winger (1885- ?) served in WWI, taught at Army overseas schools during WWII, and was a professor of mathematics at the University of Oregon, and at universities in Washington and Illinois. The collection (1918-1968) contains personal letters sent while Winger was a private during WWI, when he taught in Army overseas schools during WWII, and also when he was a professor at the University of Washington.
Elizabeth Curtis Wright (1887-1974) was a Christian missionary teacher in China in the early 1920s through the 1950s. The collection includes correspondence, biographical materials, memoirs, and miscellaneous documents that reflect her mission work.
Joseph Young was a prisoner of war in Japan during World War II. While a prisoner, he kept diaries of his experiences, written in the form of a long letter to his wife, Irene. Joseph Young was born in Cottage Grove, Oregon and lived in Eugene, Oregon for many years after the war. The collection comprises thirteen diaries and six miscellaneous items.