10 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects.

  1. Edward L. Bernays papers, 1777-1994

    227,000 items. 860 containers plus 54 oversize. 160.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Public relations counsel. Correspondence, memoranda, research notes, speeches, articles, book drafts, surveys, reports, publicity material, scrapbooks, photographs, printed matter, and other material documenting Bernays's career as a pioneer in the field of public relations and the development of that profession and its influence on American society.

  2. United States Strategic Bombing Survey : [reports]

    109 items. -- Science Section, Researcher Engagement and General Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    During World War II, the United States undertook massive aerial attacks against cities and industrial areas in the Pacfic Theater of Operations (PTO) to destroy Japanese military forces. After the surrender of Japan on August 15, 1945, the United States Strategic Bombing Survey (USSBS) was ordered by President Harry S. Truman to study the effects of this strategic bombing in the Pacific. Organized in November 1944, the USSBS was assigned two tasks: to establish a basis for evaluating the importance and potential of air power as an instrument of military strategy, and to plan the future development of the armed forces. The USSBS conducted surveys in both Europe (European War reports) and the Pacific (Pacific War reports).

  3. Henry F. Pringle papers, 1932-1957

    7,500 items. 32 containers. 12.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, historian, and government official. Personal and official correspondence, subject files consisting of correspondence, reports, minutes, lists, research data, and print and near-print material, and other papers relating principally to Pringle's biography of William H. Taft and to his work in the Office of Facts and Figures (later the Office of War Information).

  4. George Thomas Washington papers, 1934-1965

    5,200 items. 15 containers. 6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Judge, official in the U.S. Office of the Attorney General, and law professor. Correspondence, articles, drafts of a book, personal and office files, legal memoranda, lecture notes, speeches, and memorabilia from Washington's career in government.

  5. Charles Linza McNary papers, 1921-1944

    20,000 items. 64 containers. 24.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Justice of the Oregon supreme court and U.S. senator from Oregon. Correspondence, speeches, memoranda, legislative files, notebooks, pamphlets, clippings, and other material relating to McNary's career as a judge and legislator.

  6. Rudy Abramson papers, 1941-1990

    1,000 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist and author. Research files for Abramson’s biography of W. Averell Harriman, Spanning the Century: The Life of W. Averell Harriman, 1891-1986, consisting of oral history interview transcripts, correspondence, memoranda, research notes, printed matter, and other papers.

  7. United States Strategic Bombing Survey : [reports]

    212 items. -- Science Section, Researcher Engagement and General Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    During World War II, the United States undertook massive aerial attacks against cities and industrial areas in the European Theater of Operations (ETO) to destroy German military forces. To study the effects of this strategic bombing in Europe, the United States Strategic Bombing Survey (USSBS) was organized in November 1944 by order of President Harry S. Truman. The USSBS was assigned two tasks: to establish a basis for evaluating the importance and potential of air power as an instrument of military strategy, and to plan the future development of the armed forces. Initially focused on Europe (European War reports), a Pacific survey (Pacific War reports) was added after the surrender of Japan on August 15, 1945.

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  8. Robert H. Jackson papers, 1816-1983

    75,015 items. 259 containers plus 21 oversize plus 1 classified. 110 linear feet. 26 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, solicitor general, attorney general, and associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, legal file, subject file, speeches, writings, financial papers, photographs, and other material relating primarily to Jackson's legal career as a private attorney, government attorney, and Supreme Court justice.

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  9. Lessing J. Rosenwald papers, 1819-1979

    28,000 items. 81 containers plus 2 oversize. 32.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Bibliophile, businessman, and philanthropist. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, printed matter, and miscellany relating to Rosenwald's career with Sears, Roebuck & Company; his activities on behalf of various Jewish causes and his opposition to Zionism; his public service work with the National Recovery Administration and the War Production Board; his various charitable, educational, and cultural philanthropies; and his work as a bibliographer and collector of books and prints.

  10. Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999

    198,500 items. 650 containers plus 16 oversize and 3 classified. 275.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the Panama Canal treaties, and presidential representative to Middle East peace negotiations.

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