World War, 1939-1945
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Howard Mowen and Edwin W. Polk Collections
Contains the combination of World War II ephemera, photographs and publications collected by both Mowen and Polk.
The Miscellaneous Ephemera series includes several small donations of materials made by various donors: WWII period maps and postcards from Germany and Eastern Europe and ephemera from the post-WWII American occupation of Japan (the former donated by WMU Librarian, Maira Bundza, and the latter donated by WMU alumnus (Class of 2012), Tyler Baker.
Miscellaneous war artifacts
Lieutenant Colonel Edward C. Van Haaften papers, 1917-1946, include letters by Edward C. Van Haaften during his World War I Army service, as an electrician, 102nd Aero Squad, American Expeditionary Forces; French motor repair manual; a letter written after active duty in World War II; numerous photographs from both World War I and World War II.
WWII Propaganda and Print Collections
Nazi-period German serials, photos and ephemera, as well as American and some North African serials, as well as ephemera. This collection also contains books (the books are cataloged individually and searchable through the WMU Libraries catalog: Library Search).