Category Archives: World War II

Easter Music by Harald Rohlig

This week we will feature pipe organ music by Dr. Harald Röhlig in honor of Easter weekend. World renowned organist, Harald Röhlig is a composer and pipe organ designer. His career as a musician began in Germany during the 1930s. … Continue reading

Newly Online: Elbert Nixdorf Letters

We have recently placed a small but interesting collection online, the Elbert Nixdorf Letters. Mr. Nixdorf served in the U. S. Army Special Services during World War II. This collection of letters contains correspondence with friends he made while overseas … Continue reading

Newly Online: Freddie Lindsay, Jr., Letters

We have a new collection online of letters of a World War II soldier. The Freddie Lindsay, Jr. Letters contains V-mail letters to and from Lindsay, who was stationed in the South Pacific. Most of the letters are to his … Continue reading

Newly Online: Rolland Plattner Letters

The Rolland Plattner Letters Collection contains 41 letters written by Mr. Plattner when he served in the Pacific theater during World War II. All of these letters were written to his friend and neighbor, Charles Harold Regnier of Clifton, Illinois. … Continue reading

Newly Online: The O. E. Bruce, Jr., Letters

The O. E. Bruce, Jr., Letters contains correspondence from Private O.E. Bruce, Jr., to his parents while he was serving state side during World War II. Most letters are written on government stationery from Camp Wheeler, Georgia. He informs his … Continue reading

Happy Memorial Day!

In honor of Memorial Day, we are highlighting one of our collections that features our veterans, the Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Service Men’s Center Scrapbook.  This volume contains photographs, letters, greeting cards, newspaper clippings, activity programs, and other items relating to the … Continue reading

Newly online: The A. T. Patrick Letters

S/Sgt A.T. Patrick was a radio operator during World War II stationed in Walla Walla, Washington; Redmond, Oregon; and Avon Park, Florida. He enlisted in the Army in May 1941. The A. T. Patrick Letters (MS 2136) consists of thirty-seven … Continue reading