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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Use for: European War, 1939-1945 ; Second World War, 1939-1945 ; World War 2, 1939-1945 ; World War II, 1939-1945 ; World War Two, 1939-1945 ; WW II (World War, 1939-1945) ; WWII (World War, 1939-1945)

Found in 262 Collections and/or Records:

Bronze Star Medal, 21 May 1951

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Identifier: B407.02.0002.00002
Overview Bronze Star MEdal awarded for for "meritorious achievement in ground operations against the enemy, European Theater of Operations during the Central Europe Campaign".
Dates: 21 May 1951

Brzon, Narveene, 1994 March 29

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Identifier: codu_95060
Overview An oral history project of the Republic County Historical Society regarding the effect of World War II on the lives of Republic County people.
Dates: 1994 March 29

Brzon, Narveene, 1994 March 29

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Identifier: codu_95261
Overview An oral history project of the Republic County Historical Society regarding the effect of World War II on the lives of Republic County people.
Dates: 1994 March 29

Captain John Finesilver, 1942

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Identifier: B063.08.0016.00090
Overview Formal military portrait of Captain John Finesilver wearing his dress uniform during World War II.
Dates: 1942

Captain John Finesilver Dog Tags, between 1939-1945

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Identifier: B063.08.0016.00091
Overview Dog tags belonging to Dr. John Finesilver who served as a captain in the United States Army during World War II. The picture is printed in reverse.
Dates: between 1939-1945

Captain John Finesilver Medal, between 1939-1945

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Identifier: B063.08.0016.00092
Overview A medal belonging to Dr. John Finesilver, captain in the United States Army during World War II, on a light rope. The medal is triangular with an image of a soldier sitting upon a camel and the words ''240 Mile High Stable.''
Dates: between 1939-1945

Captives walking--frid00686

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Identifier: frid00686
Overview Single file line of captives walking in farm field, guarded by soldier with rifle. Wagon wheel in left foreground.
Dates: Majority of material found in Date Not Yet Determined

Carrie Herring for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-herring
Overview Carrie Herring describes her experiences in Iowa and owning a grocery store before moving to Denver in the late 1920s. Herring reflects on her time working at Golden Eagle Dry Goods Company before attending a comptometer course and obtaining a job at Macklem Baking Company, working her way up to the board. Herring discusses the impact of World War II on businesses and her experience at Altrusa Club, a women's service club formed during World War I.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Chaplain Earl Stone, 1944

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Identifier: B063.05.0053.00082
Overview Yom Kippur in Vesoul, France. Left to right are a Jewish survivor, Joe Burns, and Chaplain Earl Stone performing the Yom Kippur rituals.
Dates: 1944

Charles Fish for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-fish
Overview Charles Fish moved to Colorado in 1937 and worked in Blackhawk and Central City at the Bobtail tunnel on the Mammoth vein and at mines in Idaho Springs. Fish reflects on his career as a gold miner and recalls working conditions, pay, and the dangers of mining. Discusses his involvement in the Boy Scouts, his time serving in World War II, and his move to Colorado Springs.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined