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  • Tags: U.S. in Wartime
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GLMS 1 - Chicago Shipbuilding Company

The papers of the Chicago Shipbuilding Company, Chicago, Illinois, were obtained in the winter of 1967/1968 by Richard J. Wright. They became part of the Richard J. Wright Marine Collection at Bowling Green State University, and are now part of the Historical Collections of the Great Lakes.

The records of the Chicago Shipbuilding Company occupy nearly thirteen linear feet. The bulk of the records, which fall between the years 1900 and 1950, document typical activities of the company including physical expansion, financial records, World War I shipbuilding and official, legal and labor correspondence. No restrictions have been placed on the use of these materials. The register was completed by Linda Jasperse, graduate student in the History Department, Bowling Green State University.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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,…

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

Papers, 1918-1919 World War I letters.

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

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

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.

MS 1007 - Gerald Rees Papers

The Gerald Rees Papers consist of original letters written during World War II by a resident of Toledo, Ohio (who had been a student his freshman year at Bowling Green State University before his Army service).

The collection was donated to the Center for Archival Collections by Gerald Rees of Ann Arbor, Michigan on November 5, 2004. Many of the dates penciled on letters were provided by the donor. Duplication is permitted for the purposes of preservation and research. The collection was processed and register prepared by Marilyn Levinson, Curator of Manuscripts in November 2004.

MS 1035 - Charles F. Snyder Papers

The Charles F. Snyder papers, dating from 1938 through 1952, document the World War II experience of a former Bowling Green State University student from Bryan, Ohio through correspondence to his family, with additional letters from his family and fiancée to Charles. The collection also contains some unidentified photographic negatives (including a few with individuals in uniform), and ephemeral material from his student days.

The papers were purchased by the Center for Archival Collections from Charles Apfelbaum of Valley Stream, New York in February 2006. No restrictions exist on the use of this collection. Duplication is permitted for the purposes of preservation and research. The collection was processed and register prepared by Marilyn Levinson, Curator of Manuscripts in March 2006.

MS 1048 - Donald F. Rodawig Papers

The Donald F. Rodawig Papers consist of transcripts, with some photocopies, of original letters and a diary written by a physician serving during World War II.

The transcription agreement with the Center for Archival Collections was through the cooperation of Susan R. Reams of Perrysburg, Ohio, on May 16, 2006. Copyright is retained by Susan Reams, but duplication is permitted for the purposes of preservation and research. The transcriptions were prepared by student assistant David Kuebeck, and the register prepared by Marilyn Levinson, Curator of Manuscripts in October 2006.