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

  1. Written records in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Collection

    12,750 items. 45 boxes. 14.7 linear feet. 23 microfilm reels. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Records relate to the FSA-OWI photo files that came into the custody of the Library of Congress in 1944. Includes office files (correspondence, budgets, etc.), captions for negatives produced by Resettlement Administration, Farm Security Administration, and Office of War Information photographers, supplementary reference files, and scrapbooks of magazine and newspaper clippings reproducing RA, FSA, or OWI photographs or pertaining to activities of the agencies. Four of the 45 boxes are not microfilmed: LC reference correspondence, 1944-1946, and duplicates (boxes 31-33, oversize box 12)

  2. Alfred Bendiner memorial collection (Library of Congress)

    1,901 items. Includes 1,372 drawings, 455 prints, 39 periodicals, and ten or fewer items in each of the following categories: albums, calendars, invitations, manuscripts, maps, menus, pamphlets, posters, programs, and postcards.. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Drawings and prints created by Alfred Bendiner, chiefly sketches made during his travels in England, Egypt, Gibraltar, Greece, Guatemala, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, the Middle East, Morocco, Paris, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey, the West Indies, and the United States, between 1920 and 1964. Also represented are Bendiner's interest in the circus, caricature, sports, his family, musicians, and dancers. A series of grotesques he designed as a student at the University of Pennsylvania are examples of his early work. Over 200 drawings, mainly very rough sketches, show activities on the home front in World War II. Two advertising campaigns showing many stages of the design process are examples of his work in advertising and a series of caricatures are a sample of work he did as a theatrical columnist for the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. Drawings, prints, and ephemera collected by Bendiner focus on Mid-Atlantic artists and satire, especially 19th century French caricature. Also included are British satire, Asian drawings and prints, cartoons about World War I and international relations, historical prints, illustrations, and posters.

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  3. Fox Movietone newsreel collection--World War II paper records, 1922-1946

    14,000 items. 37 containers plus 7 oversize. 16 linear feet. -- Moving Image Research Center, National Audio-Visual Conservation Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Cameramen’s dope sheets (detailed notes of stories filmed), continuity sheets (synopses of newsreels distributed to theaters), and turnovers (one sentence descriptions of each story filmed) from this major pioneer in the newsreel industry. Collection also contains other paper materials including telegrams, speeches, photographs, programs, and memoranda that provide details of the newsreels created by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. Although the entire Fox Movietone newsreel collection spans 1916-1963, these materials document the World War II period.