Guide to the World War II Collection 1941-1965
Cage 5025

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
World War II Collection
ID
Cage 5025
Date [inclusive]
1941-1965
Extent
1.0 folder
Language
English
Abstract
This collection of miscellaneous World War II related items was assembled in a subject file at the Washington State University Libraries, probably in the 1950s and 1960s.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] World War II Collection, 1941-1965

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection of miscellaneous World War II related items was assembled in a subject file at the Washington State University Libraries, probably in the 1950s and 1960s. It includes American and German ration stamps and information, propaganda leaflets, theatrical performance tickets from Camp Haan, a leaflet issued by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), and a newsletter for former prisoners of war in the Japanese Theatre.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2016

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

This collection was transferred from the Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections vertical file (VF 1874) in 2011. The U.S. war ration book was donated by Earle Connette; the German ration stamps were donated by C.M. Brewster; the Chit Chat newsletter and prisoner of war bibliography were donated by Ray M. O'Day.

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Sources.

Subject(s)

  • Military
  • Politics and Politicians
  • Propaganda, American -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Propaganda -- Sources.
  • World War, 1939-1945.

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Collection Inventory

Folder

War ration book no. 3, U.S. Office of Price Administration, issued to Earle Connette, Columbia, MO. 

1

Informational poster, "War Ration Book Two," U.S. Office of Price Administration, 1943 February. Includes instruction sheet on reverse. 

2

German ration stamps for tobacco, cigarettes, bread, and potatoes, circa 1943. 

3

Propaganda leaflet and bookmark, "Our Carelessness, Their Secret Weapon: Prevent Forest Fires," undated. 

4

Theatrical performance tickets from Camp Haan and Pearl Harbor Bond ephemera, 1941-1942. 

5

Multilingual pamphlet promoting the British Broadcasting Corporation's daily transmissions from London, undated. 

6

Home protection record, Washington State Defense Council and Local Civilian Defense, undated. 

7

Chit Chat, number 75; 1965 May 15. Newsletter published at Seattle, WA, edited by Ray M. O'Day. "A clearing house of information on POWs, internees and evadees of the Japanese Theatre in World War II." 

8

Bibliography on the POW theme in the Pacific Theatre (Japanese), from an issue of Chit Chat, 1965. 

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