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MMS 1297 mf - William K. Block

Scrapbook, 1969-1970 Scrapbook of newspaper clippings of articles written while serving as a private in the United States Army in Vietnam, appearing in the Pacific Stars and Stripes, USARV Reporter, Cavalair, and in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.…


MMS 1871 - Arthur G. Neal

Memoirs, 2007 Personal reminiscence of service in Korea with Company I, 17th Infantry, between 1951 and 1953, by a faculty member at Bowling Green State University.


MMS 1872 - Mack J. Miller

Personal Narrative, "Ten Years in Two," 2002 Personal reminiscence of service in the Pacific Theater with the Marines during World War II, including an account of the Battle of Peleliu.


MMS 1624 - Everett Emerson Mason

Papers, 1944-1948, 2000 Photocopies of Logbook, scrapbook, certificates, and photographs kept by a pilot serving with the 15th Army Air Force in Italy during World War II. Details of each mission and his thoughts about the war and one news article…


MMS 1502 - Matthew Clifford Morrison

Correspondence, 1943-1944 World War II V-mail originals with enlarged photocopies, written by family and friends to US Navy sailor, serving with the 36th Naval Construction Battalion in the Pacific.


MMS 1394 - Donald Calvin Tracey

Film Collection, 1942-1945 Film (16mm) of Hawaii after Pearl Harbor and newsreels (Castle Films) of World War II in the Pacific. Transferred to VHS videotape.


MMS 1347 - Elton C. Ringer

Papers, 1945-1994 Photocopies of typed notes, official telegrams, and clippings used for a panel discussion on World War II, describing his military life and experiences as a prisoner of war.


MMS 1326 mf - Service Record Book of Men and Women of Bradner, Ohio and Community

Records, circa 1950 Summary listing of military service by community members, primarily in World War II, sponsored by the local American Legion post. Microfilm.


MMS 1321 - Louis Joseph Fulweber

Papers, 1942-1944 World War II ration books of the Louis Fulweber family and the Floyd Finch family, including leather folder and ration point tokens.


MMS 1318 - Mary Frances Goldmann Klein

Interview Taped interview and transcript relating to service of a Toledo woman in the Women's Army Corps during World War II. Related to MS 197 mf (above)


MMS 1306 - Erman Family

Papers, 1900-1960 Family papers, including receipts related to the operation of the family farm near Delphos, Ohio, the will of Edwin M. Erman, and family war ration books from 1942-1944.


MMS 1209 - Charles T. Mills

Papers, 1941-1943 Receipts and documents related to Mill's job as a sheet metal worker during World War II.


MMS 986 mf - Bataan Memories Revisited

Clippings, [1984?] Collection of clippings, photographs, and material related to the dedication of the Bataan Memorial in Port Clinton, Ohio and to the service of the 192nd Tank Battallion during World War II. Microfilm.


MMS 893 f - Hilda Rader

Scrapbook, 1941-1946 Scrapbooks, mostly newsclippings, with personal items about sons Ben, Norman, Don, and Wayne during World War II.


MMS 510 - Max Crosby

Letter, 15 October 1943 Letter written to his sister concerning activities while in service in the South Pacific during World War II and family matters


MMS 1851 - Wendell E. Watson (1893-1983)

Papers, 1918-1919 World War I letters.


MMS 9 - Port Clinton War Fund Committee (Port Clinton, Ohio)

Account Book, 1918-1919 Cash book from January 1918 to October 1919


MMS 1874 - United Spanish War Veterans. Northwest Ohio Boosters Club

Minutes, 1925-1942, 1945-1950 Summary reports of meetings, lists of individual Camps present, with some loose written and printed material and clippings glued in back cover.


MMS 121 f - Spanish-American War Scrapbook, 1898-1899

Scrapbook compiled by an unknown person from Tiffin or Kenton, contains clippings concerning Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 2nd Regiment, Company E.


MMS 1784 - Gramm-Bernstein Motor Truck Company (Lima, Ohio)

Photographic material, 1908-1940 Photographs, with photocopies of supporting newspaper articles, related to the Liberty truck produced by the Gramm-Bernstein Motor Truck Company during World War I, and biographical information on Carl J. Bigelow,…


MS 197 mf - Mary Frances Goldmann Klein Collection

The papers of Mary Frances Goldmann Klein date from 1942 to 1946. The Klein Collection consists of three linear feet of scrapbooks and files containing correspondence, official Army documents, brochures, news clippings, and photos pertaining to her service in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps and Women's Army Corps.

The papers of Mary Frances Goldmann Klein were donated to the Center for Archival Collections' Women's Studies Archives through the cooperation of Mrs. Klein; Sharon Rogers, Associate Dean of the Bowling Green State University Library; Alvina Littlefield, Toledo, Ohio; and Jill Gates Smith, Field Specialist for the Women's Studies Archives Project. The collection has been microfilmed with the literary and property rights of the microfilm copy dedicated to the public and duplication permitted for the purposes of scholarly research, while the originals are still the property of Mrs. Klein. The register was prepared by Paulette Weiser, Graduate Assistant for the WSAP, in October 1981.


MS 699 - U.S. Selective Service System. Local Board #56 (Hancock County, Ohio). Goldie Estelle Wilch Papers

The collection was transferred to the Center for Archival Collections by the Hancock County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society in June of 2000.

The collection, compiled by Goldie Estelle Wilch, comprises the records of the Hancock County Local Board No. 56, Selective Service System. Included are lists of registrants, correspondence, state and federal Selective Service System newsletters, historical information and newspaper clippings.

Some restrictions exist on the use of this collection. Duplication is permitted for the purposes of preservation and research, and restricted to public information. The register was compiled by Stephen Charter, Reference Archivist, with revisions by Marilyn Levinson, Curator of Manuscripts.

For more information about the Selective Service System records, see their website at http://www.sss.gov/.


MS 1049 - St. Mary Catholic Church. Loyola Club (Toledo, Ohio)

The Loyola Club World War I Scrapbook is a photocopy of material collected by St. Mary's Catholic Church. The donation and transfer of this material to the Center for Archival Collections on September 28, 2006 through the cooperation of members of the former Parish (now closed by the Diocese of Toledo).

No restrictions exist on the use of this collection. Duplication is permitted for the purposes of preservation and research. The register was compiled by Marilyn Levinson, Curator of Manuscripts in October 2006.


MS 732 - Navy Mothers, Toledo Club #180 (Toledo, Ohio)

The Navy Mothers, Toledo Club #180 collection documents the activities of this organization from its inception in 1941 through the late-1990s. The collection includes minutes, membership records, correspondence, printed materials, scrapbooks, photographs and artifacts largely documenting the Toledo Club, but also providing insight into the state and national organizations.

The collection was donated by Lucille Keeton, Rossford, Ohio, and Phyllis Anderson, Toledo, Ohio in May 2000. There are no restrictions on the scholarly use of the collection and duplication is permitted. The collection was arranged and described by Kim Brownlee, archival intern, in July 2002.


MS 687 - Ladies Auxiliary to the Wood County Barracks #71 of the Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A., Inc.

The records of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Wood County Barracks #71 of the Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A., Inc., cover the period from 1965 to 1985. There is one third of a linear foot of minutes, correspondence, and miscellaneous Auxiliary material.

The records of the Auxiliary were donated to the Center for Archival Collections by the Wood County Public Library in May 1994. Literary and property rights have been dedicated to the public and duplication is permitted for the purpose of preservation and research. This register was prepared in July 1994 by Paul Buckingham, archival assistant.