World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Papers of several generations of a family active in the Presbyterian Church. Includes a transcription of a letter (1838) from Samuel Banks, possibly the first of the family in America, to his son, the Rev. Alexander Robinson Banks; class notes (1861-62) of the Rev. Henry Howard Banks (1839-78) as a student of James Henley Thornwell at Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Columbia, S.C.; scrapbook (1898) of clippings on religious topics kept by Howard A. Banks (d. 1932); correspondence of James...
Dates: 1838 - 1965; 1932 - 1949
Scope and Contents In this first of sixteen interviews, Ms. Haley recounts her own experiences as well as those of her family in the Charlotte region from the 1930s to 1950s. Ms. Haley describes the migration of her father, George C. Einhart, to the Charlotte area and his marriage to her mother, P. Louise Bell. In particular, Ms. Haley recalls events related to her father's deployment during World War II and his tenure as the art director of the Charlotte Observer. She also discusses living in rural Shuffletown...
Dates: 2005 December 30
Overview Personal, family, and professional papers of one of Charlotte's first psychologists, who established the Psychological Service Center in 1946. Includes correspondence, financial and legal records, speeches, notes, copies of his newspaper columns and other writings, transcriptions of radio broadcasts, and photographs. Also contains unpublished stories for children written by his wife, Erma Ramsburg Hoke, and material about the family home at 1717 Cleveland Avenue, a local historic landmark...
Dates: 1848, 1904-1992; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1991
Overview Letters from soldiers to Bleeka Ritch during World War I and letters to Helen Johnston from soldiers during World War II. Includes financial accounts, deeds, and a piece of canvas from a WW I German airplane.
Dates: 1878 - 1952
Overview 550 items, primarily letters written to his family in Charlotte by Clarence O. Kuester, Jr., a member of the US Army 38th Evacuation Hospital Unit while stationed in North Africa and Italy.
Dates: 1891, 1941-1955, 1982-1993; 1942 - 1944
Scope and Contents In this interview, William “Bill” Stewart shares memories of his life growing up in the Newell community near Charlotte, North Carolina, of his college days at Elon College in the 1930s, and of his military service in World War II. He tells about his parents and grandparents and the family’s farmland, recalls hearing his Civil War veteran grandfather reminisce with other veterans about the war, describes the Newell community, and talks about trips into Charlotte, then a town of 20,000. He...
Dates: 2019 August 1
Overview Original handwritten and typed copies of essays written by Charlotte senior citizens in courses sponsored by the Shepherd's Center and Central Piedmont Community College and taught by Margaret Bigger in 1992-94. These are personal accounts of growing up during the Prohibition era and the Depression and of life during World War II.
Dates: 1992 - 1994