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War Memorabilia (Collection)

 Collection
Identifier: SC-64
The Wars memorabilia Collection focuses on United States wars from The American Revolution through World War II. The collection includes WWII "propaganda" 16 mm newsreels films for selling U.S. War Bonds; 15 WWII Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings; Don C. Eckels' World War I memoribilia pertaining to American Expeditionary Forces servicemen in France from 1918-1919; Durkee/Blackdon family letters covering military and personal family matters from 1771-1802 and 1862-1893 which were donated by Miss Florence Durkee of Brea, California in 1973.

Dates

  • 1775-1945
  • Majority of material found within 1775 - 1945

Extent

12 boxes (6 boxes of manuscripts, letters and ephemera, 16 reel to reel films, runs of Stars and Stripes and Yank periodicals, assorted scrapbooks, oversize folders of posters, prints and sheet music in 27 linear feet.)

7 manuscript box (Scrapbooks with newspaper clippings)

3 folders (Posters, maps, oversize memorabilia)