United States. Navy
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box: 1
Content Description Collection contains 33 letters written by Harry A. Biddle, Carpenters Mate, 2nd Class, 61st Naval Construction Battalion (Seabees), Company C, 2nd Platoon, to his wife Mary. 14 April 1943 to 9 January 1944. She was living at 2067 Nereid Avenue, Apt. 66, Bronx, New York through 1943, and relocated to Cos Cob, Connecticut in January 1944.Contents generally describe conditions in and around the 61st N.C.B. stationed at Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands, although the location is...
Dates: 1943 - 1944
Collection Description Collection consists of over 4000 35mm black and white slides of World War II naval vessels and aircraft in use by the United States, Great Britain, Japan, Germany, and the Soviet Union.
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents Collection contains assorted manuals and printed ephemera relating to the activities of various branches of the United States military. Items in the collection were acquired primarily through donation from various sources.
Dates: 1943 - 1959
Scope and Contents Photograph album, 185 x 256 mm. 47 leaves (two detached), black cloth covered boards with "Photographs" stamped in gold on upper left corner of cover. 120 black-and-white photographs pasted mostly on both sides of leaves; the final 21 leaves are blank. The images depict a number of U.S. naval vessels including patrol ships and submarines in the Canal and surrounding waters, both at anchor and underway; military structures, barracks, and canal infrastructure; various aircraft and...
Dates: circa 1913-1919
Collection — Box: 1-37
Collection Description Collection consists of bio sheets, interviewer and interviewee releases, interview outlines or transcripts and copies cds of the videotaped interviews. Some interviewee folders may include copies of photographs, correspondence and other materials. Electronic files of the interviews are stored separately on the Grand Valley State University server.