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world-wars. World Wars

 Record Group
Identifier: world-wars
Archival collections related to wars, especially World War I and World War II.

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Jack W. Rowland Works Progress Administration (WPA) in Texas records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1021
Overview Records of Jack Rowland's military service in the Works Progress Administration, including formats such as newsclippings, correspondence, 1943 WPA Final Report in Texas, war ration card and other identification and induction cards. Houstonian Jack W. Rowland served as the Regional Director of the Works Project Administration from 1939-1943.
Dates: 1931 - 1946

James S. Waters World War I scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS 693
Overview This scrapbook was created by James S. Waters’ wife Pauline Lackner Waters to document his time in service, both in training and on the battlefield. It includes memorabilia such as Waters’ Officer’s Record Book, Battle Insignia, Overseas Service Chevrons, documents recording his vaccination, and receipts from purchases made at the Ordnance Store. Many of the pages contain photos showing Waters’ training at Camp Bullis in Texas, his time abroad in France and Germany, and--rarely--his time on...
Dates: 1917 - 1919

Jerry C. Debes World War II papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 579
Overview The collection consists of letters, newspaper clippings, military reports and documents and original photographs, certificates, a small group of callings cards, and memorabilia. The collection focuses on the military career and death of a first generation American pilot, Jerry C. Debes, of Syrian heritage, in the European Theater of World War II and the subsequent efforts of his family to honor his memory.
Dates: 1942-1996

Jesse H. Jones Family and Personal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 252
Overview The Jesse H. Jones Family and Personal Papers, consisting of 92 boxes, detail the lives of individual Jones family members and are highlighted by the Jesse H. Jones personal papers consisting of correspondence, photographs, financial, legal, speeches and business records, as well as the political, civic-related and public service records for which Jones is well known.
Dates: 1841 - 2000

Lt. Thomas E. Bartmess World War II Air Medal

 Collection
Identifier: MS 086
Overview The collection consists of a bronze military medal and ribbon in their original velvet-lined black leather box. It was awarded to 2nd Lt. Thomas E. Bartmess and presented posthumously to his widow, Eleanor Bartmess, on November 3, 1943.
Dates: 1943

Max Herzog World War II Memorabilia collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 715
Overview The collection, spanning 1935-1947, consists of a photo album recording Max Herzog's service in the U.S. Army during World War II. Also included are a telegram informing him of his son's birth in the U.S. and photographs of the young child sent to Max by his wife. Information papers pertaining to discharge from the Army, as well as the discharge papers themselves are included. In addition, there is currency from several of the countries traveled through during Army service, including a U.S....
Dates: 1935 - 1947

Paul B. Hendrickson World War I collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 694
Overview The Paul B. Hendrickson World War I collection contains correspondence written by Hendrickson to his family back home during his time in service. The letters were to his mother and to the girl next door, Cecil Frances Rife, whom he later married. There is a diary kept during the year he was in France and almost 300 postcards which were sent home either individually or in envelopes.The collection also includes negatives and photographs taken at Camp Parker in Quincy, Illinois, and at...
Dates: 1914-1950; Majority of material found within 1917-1919

Richard G. Park, Jr. scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS 673
Overview The scrapbook contains a photographic record of the deployment of Major Park’s unit, the 7th Infantry Division, to Texas and the Mexican border.
Dates: 1915 - 1917

Robbie Morin Camp Logan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 729
Overview Collection contains two newspapers printed for Camp Logan, a souvenir pennant and handkerchief.
Dates: 1917 - 1919

Roy M. Huffington Naval Papers, 1942-2005

 Collection
Identifier: MS 611
Abstract This collection is part of a wider compilation of Roy M. Huffington’s personal and professional papers. These materials encompass his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The materials reflect his continued interest in both the Navy and the history of the conflict. This collection consists of service records, personal correspondence, WWII aerial intelligence photographs, records from various veterans’ organizations, and personal research.
Dates: 1942 - 2005