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GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA 1880-1945

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1247 records found searching with the subject World War II.

Beth Pucket posing in a new brown suit standing out in the yard.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 89 Puckett Family Papers (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century; World War, 1939-1945


Sherry and Stephen Puckett play outside in their yard with a tea cup and tray.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 89 Puckett Family Papers (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century; World War, 1939-1945


Various photographs depicting the war years in Greensboro.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 103 Klein Family Papers (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century; World War, 1939-1945


This folder contains clippings from several local newspapers such as The Democrat, The Greensboro News-Record, The News and Observer, and The Greensboro Daily News. In addition to Lewis being mentioned in many articles, there are also reports involving Gen. J. Van B. Metts, Gen. Hershey, Clerk R. L. Alexander, and Charles J. Gast. Articles cover topics such as the formation of a War Veterans’ Group in 1944, NC Selective Service rejection rates, and the final Draft Board meeting in 1947. Also included in the folder are articles about Draft Board operation, the Pay Adjustment Act and its potential impact on deferments, and an explanation on the status of married men. There is also an Order List of registrants with Board No. 2. Of particular interest are a cartoon flowchart on the usage of manpower and a 1940 photo of the Greensboro Draft Board.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 41 McDaniel Lewis Papers (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century; World War, 1939-1945


This folder contains a copy of the letter sent from George Kane to Rev. John Greene regarding the deferment of Thomas Joseph McManis, Jr.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 41 McDaniel Lewis Papers (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century; World War, 1939-1945


Original dimensions: 9.75" x 13.5"

Collection: MSS044 20th Century Poster Collection, 1917-1976 (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 -- Posters; Posters, American


Original dimensions: 9.5" x 13.25"

Collection: MSS044 20th Century Poster Collection, 1917-1976 (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 -- Posters; Posters, American


This folder includes several Registration Day Proclamations by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Also included are pamphlets about the Navy League of the United States and Navy Day, October 27, 1942. In addition, the folder includes a pamphlet describing the YMCA’s WWII efforts, the Volume II No. 4 issue of the publication Selective Service, and an investment bulletin from C. F. Childs and Company.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 41 McDaniel Lewis Papers (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century; World War, 1939-1945


[Dancing in Greensboro's USO]

Martin, Carol W.

1941-1944

Couples dancing together in the Greensboro USO.

Collection: Martin Studio Collection (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century; World War, 1939-1945


Miscellaneous [McDaniel Lewis papers]

Lewis, McDaniel

1941-1944

This folder includes a 1942 and 1944 copy of Memorial Day programs for the services held at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Correspondence from families regarding loved ones lost during World War II is also included, along with a clipping from The Greensboro Record dated December 16, 1941. Of particular interest are anecdotes and poetry, including a poem written on the battlefield by Lt. Dean Shatlain as well as a poem about Mary Webb Nicholson written by Katherine Stedman Palmey.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 41 McDaniel Lewis Papers (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century; World War, 1939-1945


A photograph of an WBIG ration book holder.

Collection: Greensboro Historical Museum, Inc. Archives (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century; World War, 1939-1945


A photograph of ration stamps and coins that were used to purchase food during the war shortages.

Collection: Greensboro Historical Museum, Inc. Archives (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century; World War, 1939-1945


[Lunch Counter at the USO]

Martin, Carol W.

1941-1945

Men are served sodas and food by the ladies working at the lunch counter inside the USO in Greensboro.

Collection: Martin Studio Collection (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century; World War, 1939-1945


World War II -- (1939--1945) -- Miscellaneous [subject file]

Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives

1941-1945

Collection: UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: University of North Carolina at Greensboro


Photograph showing a student WAAC at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) during World War II.

Collection: UA104 Photographic Prints Collection (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: University of North Carolina at Greensboro


Folder of photographs showing student social functions at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) during World War II.

Collection: UA104 Photographic Prints Collection (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: University of North Carolina at Greensboro


Folder of photographs showing students promoting War Bonds at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) during World War II.

Collection: UA104 Photographic Prints Collection (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: University of North Carolina at Greensboro


This folder contains various publications relevant to selective service inductees. The Volume VI No. 9 issue of Selective Service is included. There is also a Registration Day Proclamation from NC Governor J. Melville Broughton. Informative pamphlets within the folder include Monthly Allowances for the Dependents of Soldiers, A Message to Selectees, and Information about the Army-Navy College Qualifying Test. Also of note are the color illustrations of ranks and badges for the US Army, US Navy, and British service organizations.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 41 McDaniel Lewis Papers (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century; World War, 1939-1945


Correspondence between Dr. Anna Gove and her friends, family, and other acquaintances. Topics include general news, Dixie Lee Bryant's impending cataract surgery, and the beginning affects of the United States entering World War II.

Collection: MSS002 Dr. Anna Maria Gove Papers, 1826-1952 (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Gove, Anna M. (Anna Maria), 1867-1948; Physicians - North Carolina - History - 19th century; Physicians - North Carolina - History - 20th century; United States - Description and travel; Women physicians - History - 19th century; Women physicians - History - 20th century


Correspondence between Dr. Anna Gove and her friends, . Topics include Dixie Lee Bryant's cataract surgery, updates from a medical student, the suicide of friend's son on the morning he was supposed to leave for the Great Lakes naval Training Station, thoughts on the war, and Christmas greetings.

Collection: MSS002 Dr. Anna Maria Gove Papers, 1826-1952 (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Gove, Anna M. (Anna Maria), 1867-1948; Physicians - North Carolina - History - 19th century; Physicians - North Carolina - History - 20th century; United States - Description and travel; Women physicians - History - 19th century; Women physicians - History - 20th century


[Summit Avenue Before BTC #10]

Martin, Carol W.

1942

A view of a car driving down Summit Avenue before the building of the AAF BTC-10/ORD in Greensboro.

Collection: Martin Studio Collection (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century; World War, 1939-1945; AAF Overseas Replacement Depot and AAF Redistribution Station No. 5 (U.S.)


[Street View]

Martin, Carol W.

1942

View of a street in Greensboro prior to the building of the AAF BTC-10/ORD.

Collection: Martin Studio Collection (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century; World War, 1939-1945; AAF Overseas Replacement Depot and AAF Redistribution Station No. 5 (U.S.)


[Empty Field]

Martin, Carol W.

1942

View of an empty field where the future AAF BTC-10/ORD would later be constructed.

Collection: Martin Studio Collection (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century; World War, 1939-1945; AAF Overseas Replacement Depot and AAF Redistribution Station No. 5 (U.S.)


[Draft Registration ]

Martin, Carol W.

1942

Two tables in a room where men come to fill out their draft registration cards.

Collection: Martin Studio Collection (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century; World War, 1939-1945


[Ration Office]

Martin, Carol W.

1942

Workers at the Ration office pose behind a desk. The service counter can be seen in the background with signs that indicate the different types of rations.

Collection: Martin Studio Collection (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century; World War, 1939-1945


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