7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) World War, 1939-1945--War work.

  1. Kermit Roosevelt and Belle Roosevelt papers, 1725-1975

    61,500 items. 202 containers plus 3 oversize. 80.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, businessman, explorer, and soldier (Kermit Roosevelt). Businesswoman and social leader (Belle Roosevelt). Correspondence, diaries, family papers, speeches, writings, subject files, military records, business and financial records, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other material reflecting many aspects of the Roosevelts' social, personal, and business activities.

  2. John Adams Kingsbury papers, 1841-1966

    57,400 items. 165 containers. 65.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Social worker and social reformer. Includes correspondence, journals and diaries, family papers, autobiographical material, travel notes, manuscripts of Kingsbury's books, speeches and articles, news releases, legal and financial papers and documents his activities as a social reformer and public health advocate such as his efforts to improve the conditions of public institutions in New York and Eastern European relief work.

  3. Serge Koussevitzky archive, 1880-1978

    around 200,000 items. 505 containers. 224 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Serge Koussevitzky was a Russian-born conductor, composer, and double bassist. The archive includes correspondence, personal and business papers, photographs, writings, clippings, scrapbooks, programs, and other materials which serve as a record of Koussevitzky's life and career, and document some of the most significant aspects of twentieth-century music. Through his work as a conductor and publisher, and his efforts to commission new musical works, Koussevitzky maintained deep ties with many of the finest composers and musicians of the day. These figures are represented in their personal and professional affiliations with the conductor. The collection extensively chronicles periods in the history of organizations such as the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Berkshire Music Center, the Koussevitzky Music Foundation, and the American International Music Fund. Material in the collection dates from Koussevitzky's years in his native Russia and also contains material created after Koussevitzky's death, reflecting his widow Olga's continuing work with various organizations and projects. Musical compositions commissioned by Serge Koussevitzky are part of the Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation Collection, and are shelved in ML30.3c, ML30.3c2, ML30.3c3, and ML30.3e2.

  4. Katharine Louise Heuisler collection, 1937-1946 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    115 items.. 23 folders.. graphic images: 99 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes.. manuscript: 1 transcript (13 pages).. manuscripts: 23 folders.. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Katharine Louise Heuisler Collection consists of civilian papers, clippings, correspondence, creative works, a memoir, printed matter, regimental histories, a transcript and photographs, documenting the work Heuisler did with the Red Cross in Europe and the Pacific during World War II.

  5. Lee McCardell papers, 1867-2009

    8,000 items. 25 containers. 9.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist and newspaper editor. Family and general correspondence, professional and personal writings, clippings, and other materials relate to his work as a journalist in Maryland, New York, Paris, London, Rome, Algeria, North Africa, and the Middle East. Materials also relate to his work as a foreign correspondent in Europe during World War II.

  6. Service Men's Arts Center and Contact Bureau of San Francisco records, 1940-1946

    300 items. 2 containers. 0.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Recreational center established during World War II for military personnel whose civilian professions or avocations included the fine arts. Letters received by Charles Cooper, managing director, and his wife, Marie Cooper. Includes a register of visitors to the center, samples of poetry, musical and radio programs, newspaper clippings, bulletins, photographs, and publicity material.

  7. 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, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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.