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These materials focus on World War II and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.



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World War II Collection in The Portal to Texas History. University of North Texas Libraries. https://texashistory.unt.edu/explore/collections/WWII/ accessed May 22, 2024.


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Nolan County, TX
1,004
Taylor County, TX
708
Caldwell County, TX
417
Christian County, KY
313
McLennan County, TX
236
Tarrant County, TX
174
Dallas County, TX
173
Bexar County, TX
139
Matagorda County, TX
122
Harris County, TX
98
Los Angeles County, CA
91
Duval County, FL
77
San Diego County, CA
68
Brazos County, TX
63
Caddo Parish, LA
54
Galveston County, TX
53
El Paso County, CO
51
Hardin County, KY
49
Fulton County, GA
42
El Paso County, TX
39
Jefferson County, KY
39
Victoria County, TX
30
Pima County, AZ
29
Winnebago County, IL
29
Sedgwick County, KS
28
Essex County, NJ
26
Cameron County, TX
25
Wichita County, TX
25
Cleveland County, OK
24
Midland County, TX
22
Montgomery County, KS
22
Oklahoma County, OK
21
Cuyahoga County, OH
20
Arlington County, VA
19
Davidson County, TN
19
Orange County, FL
19
Riverside County, CA
19
Monroe County, NY
18
Travis County, TX
18
Brown County, TX
17
Wayne County, MI
17
Denton County, TX
16
Hinds County, MS
16
Montgomery County, AL
16
Todd County, KY
14
Nueces County, TX
13
Tulsa County, OK
13
Jackson County, MO
12
King County, WA
12
Liberty County, GA
12
Lubbock County, TX
12
Orange County, CA
12
Cook County, IL
11
Greene County, MO
11
Orleans Parish, LA
11
Forsyth County, NC
10
Grayson County, TX
10
Montgomery County, TN
10
Palo Pinto County, TX
10
Denver County, CO
9
Douglas County, NE
9
Maricopa County, AZ
9
Miami-Dade County, FL
9
Allegheny County, PA
8
Erie County, NY
8
Hamilton County, OH
8
Queens County, NY
8
Shelby County, TN
8
Fannin County, TX
7
Garland County, AR
7
Montgomery County, OH
7
New Castle County, DE
7
Bell County, TX
6
Bernalillo County, NM
6
Calhoun County, TX
6
Dale County, AL
6
Ector County, TX
6
Franklin County, OH
6
Gray County, TX
6
Houston County, AL
6
Kings County, NY
6
Washoe County, NV
6
Bossier Parish, LA
5
Broward County, FL
5
Burlington County, NJ
5
Charleston County, SC
5
Onslow County, NC
5
Baltimore County, MD
4
Brevard County, FL
4
Guilford County, NC
4
Hidalgo County, TX
4
Hunt County, TX
4
Lauderdale County, MS
4
Luna County, NM
4
Marion County, IN
4
Multnomah County, OR
4
Niagara County, NY
4
Philadelphia County, PA
4
Tom Green County, TX
4
Winkler County, TX
4
Anne Arundel County, MD
3
Calhoun County, AL
3
Cass County, TX
3
Dawson County, TX
3
Delaware County, PA
3
Eddy County, NM
3
Escambia County, FL
3
Fort Bend County, TX
3
Franklin County, TX
3
Frederick County, MD
3
Guadalupe County, TX
3
Harford County, MD
3
Hennepin County, MN
3
Imperial County, CA
3
Jones County, TX
3
Kaufman County, TX
3
Knox County, TN
3
Maverick County, TX
3
Mecklenburg County, NC
3
Ouachita County, AR
3
Richland County, SC
3
Rusk County, TX
3
San Bernardino County, CA
3
Santa Fe County, NM
3
Summit County, OH
3
Teller County, CO
3
Vernon Parish, LA
3
Winnebago County, WI
3
Yuba County, CA
3
Anderson County, TX
2
Atlantic County, NJ
2
Auglaize County, OH
2
Bibb County, GA
2
Bowie County, TX
2
Calcasieu Parish, LA
2
Calvert County, MD
2
Clark County, NV
2
Collin County, TX
2
Colquitt County, GA
2
Contra Costa County, CA
2
Craighead County, AR
2
Duval County, TX
2
East Baton Rouge Parish, LA
2
Fairfax County, VA
2
Fairfield County, CT
2
Ford County, KS
2
Gaines County, TX
2
Garfield County, OK
2
Gillespie County, TX
2
Gregg County, TX
2
Harrison County, MS
2
Harrison County, TX
2
Hays County, TX
2
Hillsborough County, FL
2
Houston County, GA
2
Jack County, TX
2
Jackson County, MI
2
Lamar County, TX
2
Liberty County, TX
2
Lincoln County, NE
2
Llano County, TX
2
Merced County, CA
2
Middlesex County, NJ
2
Midland County, MI
2
Mobile County, AL
2
Navarro County, TX
2
New Hanover County, NC
2
Okaloosa County, FL
2
Okeechobee County, FL
2
Ottawa County, OH
2
Ouachita Parish, LA
2
Pinal County, AZ
2
Potter County, TX
2
Rapides Parish, LA
2
Reeves County, TX
2
Sacramento County, CA
2
Saline County, KS
2
San Luis Obispo County, CA
2
San Patricio County, TX
2
Santa Barbara County, CA
2
Sebastian County, AR
2
Spartanburg County, SC
2
Spokane County, WA
2
Suffolk County, MA
2
Sumter County, SC
2
Taney County, MO
2
Terry County, TX
2
Tulare County, CA
2
Val Verde County, TX
2
Vanderburgh County, IN
2
Wake County, NC
2
Washington County, OK
2
Wayne County, NC
2
Westchester County, NY
2
Wilbarger County, TX
2
Williamson County, TX
2
Alachua County, FL
1
Alameda County, CA
1
Albany County, NY
1
Allen County, IN
1
Assumption Parish, LA
1
Bastrop County, TX
1
Baylor County, TX
1
Bee County, TX
1
Bosque County, TX
1
Bradford County, FL
1
Buchanan County, MO
1
Cabell County, WV
1
Cache County, UT
1
Callahan County, TX
1
Cape Girardeau County, MO
1
Carter County, OK
1
Cass County, IN
1
Cayuga County, NY
1
Chatham County, GA
1
Cherokee County, TX
1
Clark County, AR
1
Clark County, OH
1
Clark County, WI
1
Coal County, OK
1
Coleman County, TX
1
Colfax County, NM
1
Comal County, TX
1
Comanche County, OK
1
Cooke County, TX
1
Coryell County, TX
1
Covington County, AL
1
Crenshaw County, AL
1
Cumberland County, NC
1
Dallas County, AL
1
De Baca County, NM
1
Deaf Smith County, TX
1
Dickens County, TX
1
Dunklin County, MO
1
Durham County, NC
1
Dutchess County, NY
1
Edmonson County, KY
1
Ellis County, KS
1
Ellis County, TX
1
Erath County, TX
1
Fayette County, PA
1
Fisher County, TX
1
Flathead County, MT
1
Florence County, SC
1
Floyd County, IN
1
Floyd County, TX
1
Franklin County, MO
1
Fresno County, CA
1
Garvin County, OK
1
Glasscock County, TX
1
Grand County, CO
1
Grimes County, TX
1
Grundy County, IL
1
Hampden County, MA
1
Hancock County, WV
1
Hardeman County, TN
1
Hardeman County, TX
1
Hartford County, CT
1
Hawaii County, HI
1
Hill County, TX
1
Hopkins County, TX
1
Howard County, AR
1
Howard County, TX
1
Ingham County, MI
1
Jackson County, FL
1
Jackson County, TX
1
Jasper County, MO
1
Jefferson County, AL
1
Jefferson County, PA
1
Jefferson County, TX
1
Jim Wells County, TX
1
Kane County, IL
1
Kern County, CA
1
Kleberg County, TX
1
La Salle County, TX
1
Lake County, FL
1
Lancaster County, NE
1
Lancaster County, PA
1
Larimer County, CO
1
Lea County, NM
1
Lee County, FL
1
Limestone County, TX
1
Lincoln County, OK
1
Lowndes County, MS
1
Lycoming County, PA
1
Lynn County, TX
1
Macon County, MO
1
Madison County, AL
1
McCulloch County, TX
1
Medina County, TX
1
Menard County, TX
1
Mercer County, NJ
1
Middlesex County, MA
1
Milwaukee County, WI
1
Mitchell County, TX
1
Monmouth County, NJ
1
Morris County, NJ
1
Morris County, TX
1
Muscogee County, GA
1
Nacogdoches County, TX
1
New York County, NY
1
Norfolk County, MA
1
Orange County, NC
1
Oswego County, NY
1
Otero County, NM
1
Palm Beach County, FL
1
Parker County, TX
1
Pasquotank County, NC
1
Pawnee County, KS
1
Pender County, NC
1
Pike County, MS
1
Polk County, FL
1
Pueblo County, CO
1
Pulaski County, AR
1
Richmond County, NY
1
Robertson County, TX
1
San Mateo County, CA
1
Sangamon County, IL
1
Santa Clara County, CA
1
Scurry County, TX
1
Sevier County, AR
1
Shawnee County, KS
1
Shelby County, TX
1
Smith County, TN
1
Smith County, TX
1
Snohomish County, WA
1
Somerset County, NJ
1
Starr County, TX
1
Stephens County, OK
1
Stephens County, TX
1
Stephenson County, IL
1
Suffolk County, NY
1
Sumner County, TN
1
Tuolumne County, CA
1
Tuscaloosa County, AL
1
Tyler County, TX
1
Ventura County, CA
1
Washington County, AR
1
Washington County, ME
1
Washington County, RI
1
Washington County, VT
1
Washita County, OK
1
Wayne County, OH
1
Webb County, TX
1
Wilcox County, AL
1
Williamson County, IL
1
Wilson County, TN
1
Wise County, TX
1
Wood County, TX
1
Wood County, WV
1
Woodbury County, IA
1
Worcester County, MA
1
York County, VA
1
Young County, TX
1
Yuma County, AZ
1

Titles (expand list)

Eleanor Brown Collection
874
Charlyne Creger Collection
578
Pioneer County City Museum (PCCM) Collection
549
Kafka Collection
500
Julien D. Saks Collection
450
National WASP WWII Museum Collection
428
Correspondence, Joseph E. and Catherine Dawe Davis
411
Aten White Album
390
Gayle Snell Collection
381
Edward S. Johnson Collection
340
Prince Collection
330
Catherine Parker Collection
289
Herbert J. Schaff Collection
263
714th Tank Battalion Collection
251
Robert Downey Collection
236
Helen Snapp Collection
228
William Jenkins Collection
226
William R. Hahn Collection
210
Henry R. Rohrbeck Papers
208
17th Armored Infantry Battalion Collection
202
Henderson (Paul Hill) Collection
198
Louis C. Britton Collection
194
56th Armored Infantry Battalion Collection
177
Clarence Whitefield Collection
164
Clifford H. Woycke Collection
149
Les Johnson Collection
144
William Giannopoulos Collection
143
Marlene R. Ennis Collection
128
William Hahn Collection
120
Dan J. Melli Collection
115
Suzette Van Daell Douglas Collection
114
Solange D'Hooghe Collection
105
Donald Coombes Historical Collection
102
Jewel Brekke Collection
100
Kenneth Bradstreet Collection
96
Edward Wells Collection
94
Herman F. Fuchs Collection
93
Lawrence Fessler Collection
92
Arthur Shirvin Collection
89
Twelfth Armored Division Scrapbook: V1, K, 2
87
12th Armored Division Historical Collection
86
82nd Medical Battalion Collection
86
Homer F. Petross Collection
86
Baytown Veteran Oral Histories
85
12th Armored Division Collection
83
Henry Taylor Collection
82
M. A. Krieger Collection
80
Cooper World War II Collection
75
Jack Yates Collection
75
12th Armored Division Historical Collection II
72
John J. King Collection
72
James B. Kite, Sr. Collection
70
George Moss Collection
55
James E. Stone Collection
55
Woodrow Aten Collection
55
Kenneth Bray Collection
54
Avenger Field Nomination
53
Emil E. Cardamone Collection
53
Military Buildings
53
Mobilization Buildings
53
John Muth Collection
52
119th Armored Engineer Battalion Collection
51
John H. Muth Collection
51
Raymond Pieterick Collection
50
23rd Tank Battalion Collection
48
Clayton B. Sime Collection
47
World War II Prisoners of War Oral History Project
47
Albert H. Gaynes Collection
46
Zane Jones Collection
46
Grace Museum Historical Collection
45
James Sedgwick Collection
45
Pieterick Collection
45
World War II Pearl Harbor Survivors Oral History Project
45
Personal Papers (MS 80-0002)
44
National WASP Museum (NWM) Collection
43
134th Ordnance Battalion Collection
42
Division Headquarters Collection
42
Baytown World War II Oral Histories
40
Carold Bland Collection
39
Howard Gmelch Collection 494th AFA
38
John Nugent Collection
38
Louis Lapinski Collection
38
Lyons A/17 Photos 1991
38
Mary Ruth Rance Collection
38
Vern M. Thomas Collection
38
Marvel Rowland Collection
37
National WASP WWII Museum (NWM) Collection
36
John R. Sampson Collection
35
NWM Collection
35
Reuben J. Lasee Collection
35
George Hatt Collection
34
Harold K. Wells Collection
34
John F. Schoenstra Collection 494th AFA HQ Co.
33
Adeline Alsabrook Collection
32
Charles Allan Dear Collection
32
Gerard McCarthy Collection
32
The Eagle
32
A. G. Bramble Collection
30
ALC
30
Dorothy Christenson Collection
30
Richard Barham Collection
29
Marjorie Wakeham Collection
28
Adolf Hitler Cigarette Cards
27
Louis Lapinski 493rd AFA Collection
27
Clifford S. Koah Collection
26
WASP Newsletter
26
Julius Tervay Collection
25
Leopold Kusnierczak Collection
25
Walter W. Baedke Collection
25
Suanne Holtman Collection
24
44th Tank Battalion Collection
23
82nd Medical Collection
23
Camp Barkeley Historical Collection
23
George Hatt, Jr. Collection
23
John F. Schoenstra Collection 494th AFA Co.
22
Albert Lipschultz Collection
20
Charles Lorenz 493rd AFA Collection
20
92nd Recon Collection
19
Dan J. Melli Scrapbook
18
Eugene Ward Collection
18
Frank J. Rumph Collection
18
WASP News
18
Edward Scott Collection
17
George W. Hammer Collection
17
Jacqueline Cochran Collection
16
Joel C. Wilson USO Collection
16
John Amundson Collection
16
Leonard M. Kornman Collection
15
Lester Stricoff Collection
15
Charles W. Lorenz Collection
14
ECI Correspondence Courses
14
Earl Norris Collection
14
Clarence E. Whitefield Collection
13
Ralph Casey Collection
13
Wayde Atwell Collection
13
Wayde V. Atwell Collection
13
Avenger Field Yearbook
12
Ferdinand Hebner Collection
12
Forts Heritage Region
12
Historic Marker Application: Women Airforce Service Pilots
12
Jay Lee Shore Collection
12
War Record Books
12
Warren E. Maue Collection
12
Wayde V. Atwell Historical Collection
12
43rd Tank Battalion Collection
11
Carl Zutz Collection
11
Ernest Stanczyk Collection
11
Helen Melisko Historical Collection
11
Thaddeus J. Zamacki Collection
11
Homer Petross Collection
10
Robert F. Hoeweler Collection
10
Vernon H. Wates, Sr. Collection
10
Air Command and Staff College Course Correspondence Course
9
Albert Lipshultz Collection
9
Elton Samuels Collection
9
Frank Rumph Collection
9
John N. Bernhard Collection
9
495th Armored Field Artillery Battalion Collection
8
Alfred Roy Tyler Collection
8
Frank Sheridan Collection
8
James Sedwick Collection
8
Marshall Lyon Collection
8
Ralph Jannelli Collection
8
William Wesserling Collection
8
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8
Civil Aeronautics Bulletin
7
Dale Bryhan Historical Collection
7
Daniel Wolf Collection
7
Henry R. Rohrbeck Collection
7
Home Front Collection
7
Marcie Nelson Griffith Collection
7
Morris M. Choyke Historical Collection
7
Ole Kravik Collection
7
Russell Stump Collection
7
Steve Czecha Collection
7
Terrell Lamb Collection
7
Walter Gaines Historical Collection
7
493rd Armored Field Artillery Battalion Collection
6
Charles A. Thomas Collection
6
John Berg Collection
6
John J. Lamberti Collection
6
Leonard Stewart Collection
6
Lilly Collins/Linda Langrill Letters
6
Marvin Bertelson Collection
6
Odell Goodman Collection
6
Peggy Ward Collection
6
Ray Perkett Collection
6
Thomas Perrett Collection
6
495th Armored Field Artillery Collection
5
Alex Bratman Collection
5
Bill Leftwich Collection
5
Donovan Williams Collection
5
Flight 1
5
Jack Sturman Collection
5
John Schoenstra Collection
5
Marian Tervay Collection
5
The Consolidated Eagle
5
The Junior Aggie
5
Thomas C. White Collection
5
Donald A. Mercier Collection
4
Earl Brunner Collection
4
Frank & Bitsy Meyers Collection
4
James B. Czarnecki Collection
4
Lloyd Liggett Collection
4
The Bronco
4
The Totem
4
Tom Wilmeth Collection
4
152nd Armored Signal Company Collection
3
17th AIB Collection
3
714th Tank Battalion
3
Arlene Brekke Collection
3
Baytown Oral Histories
3
Bob Kampling Collection
3
Charles Fitts Collection
3
Edward J. Goeppinger Collection
3
Hangar One
3
James Coover Collection
3
Marjorie Dumas Collection
3
Pat Koenig Historical Collection
3
The Avenger
3
World Aeronautical Chart
3
Air Force pamphlet
2
Archie Palmer Collection
2
Bell Serviceman
2
Captain A. B. Flanagan Collection
2
Colonel John H. Evans Collection
2
Congressional Record
2
Contractors' Hotel News
2
Floyd Vanderhoef Historical Collection
2
Francis Jani Collection
2
George A. Moss Collection
2
James Pilgrim Collection
2
John Critzas Collection
2
Sherman Bennet Lans Historical Collection
2
Steve "Pete" Pedrett Collection
2
Sweetwater Chamber Area News
2
WASP Region Two Newsletter
2
Wayne Young Collection
2
Wilbert Kuehn Collection
2
World War II Pearl Harbor Survivors (Navy) Oral History Project
2
Yucca
2
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2
111th Congress
1
113th Congress
1
714th Tank Batalion Collection
1
78th Congress
1
95th Congress, 1st Session
1
AWVS Official Monthly Progress Report
1
Air Intelligence Training Bulletin
1
Banner
1
Barnett Abromovich Collection
1
Bert McCall Collection
1
Caltex Oral History Project
1
Catherine Parke Collection
1
Catherine Parler Collection
1
Civil aeronautics bulletin
1
David C. Williams Collection
1
Der Führers Kampf im Osten v.1
1
Der Führers Kampf im Osten v.2
1
E. J. Simons Collection
1
Earl Nichols Collection
1
Edwards Wells Collection
1
Facts & Faces
1
Gayle Sneel Collection
1
General Military Training Program
1
George E. Rich, Jr. Collection
1
Gilbert W. Fisher Collection
1
Gosport Gossip
1
Harry E. Schultz Collection
1
High Pitch
1
James K. Turner Collection
1
James P. Bond Collection
1
James Read Collection
1
Jane L. Jensen Collection
1
Jess Ponce Collection
1
Juhn Muth Collection
1
Labor and Management News
1
Lise Pommois Collection
1
Lloyd Liggett Historical Collection
1
Lyon A/17 Photos 1991
1
Mark Ault Collection
1
Orville Hatley Collection
1
Paul Lack Collection
1
Ray Einsiedel Collection
1
Solnage D'Houghe Collection
1
Spool Cotton Company Books
1
Steve Perrett Collection
1
Technical order (United States. Army Air Forces)
1
Ted Hermann Collection
1
Texas A & M University military history series
1
The Colt
1
The Ex-Claimer
1
The Outpost
1
The Sandstorm
1
The Visitors Bulletin
1
WIMSA Collection
1
William Newby Collection
1
Women Military Aviators
1
World War II Pearl Harbor Survivors (Army Air Corps) Oral History Project
1

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