L.J. Nettles World War II Historical Newspaper Collection A&M 4241

L.J. Nettles World War II Historical Newspaper Collection A&M 4241


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Repository
West Virginia and Regional History Center
Identification
A&M 4241
Title
L.J. Nettles World War II Historical Newspaper Collection1941-1946
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/4320
Quantity
.5 Linear Feet, 6 in. (2 flat storage boxes, 3 in. each)
Creator
Nettles, L.J.
Location
West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Language
English

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

[Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], L.J. Nettles World War II Historical Newspaper Collection, A&M 4241, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries, Morgantown, West Virginia.


Scope and Contents

Collection of 36 newspapers documenting in headlines key events of World War II such as the surrender of Germany and Japan in May and September of 1945, among others. These papers were collected by L.J. Nettles when he was working in Washington, D.C. during World War II.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • World War, 1939-1945

Container List

Mixed Materials Box: 1 Archival Resource Key
"Acquitted: Von Papen, Schacht, Fritzsche; Goering & Co. 'To Be Hanged Until Dead'," The Washington Daily News; Tuesday, 1946 October 1
1946 October 1
Mixed Materials Box: 1 Archival Resource Key
"Instantaneous Etiquette," The American Weekly; Week of 1942 December 6
1942 December
Mixed Materials Box: 1 Archival Resource Key
"President Dead," The Evening Star; Thursday, 1945 April 12
1945 April 12
Mixed Materials Box: 1 Archival Resource Key
"Surrender Signed on Board Missouri; Japs Stripped of All Their Conquests," The Sunday Star; 1945 September 2
1945 September 2
Mixed Materials Box: 1 Archival Resource Key
"Japs Surrender Tonight," Times Herald; Saturday, 1945 September 1
1945 September 1
Mixed Materials Box: 1 Archival Resource Key
"Japanese Sign Formal Articles of Surrender; MacArthur Acts for Allies, Pledges Firm Justice; Truman Hails Victory in Address to the Nation," The Washington Post; Sunday, 1945 September 2
1945 September 2
Mixed Materials Box: 1 Archival Resource Key
"Chutists Land Behind Germans on Berlin Route," The Washington Daily News; Monday, 1945 April 9
1945 April 9
Mixed Materials Box: 1 Archival Resource Key
"Ladies of Empire," The American Weekly; Week of 1945 March 11 [2 copies]
1945 March
Mixed Materials Box: 1 Archival Resource Key
"Roosevelt Dead," Times Herald; Friday, 1945 April 13
1945 April 13
Mixed Materials Box: 1 Archival Resource Key
"Camel Corps Menaces Axis Rear; Libya Mountain Falls to French," The Washington Daily News; Monday, 1942 December 7
1942 December 7
Mixed Materials Box: 1 Archival Resource Key
"German High Command Announces Surrender," The Washington Daily News; Monday, 1945 May 7
1945 May 7
Mixed Materials Box: 1 Archival Resource Key
"Allies to Ratify Peace in Berlin," The Washington Daily News; Tuesday, 1945 May 8
1945 May 8
Mixed Materials Box: 1 Archival Resource Key
"McCain Shifted As His Fleet Shells Japan," The Washington Daily News; Saturday, 1945 July 14
1945 July 14
Mixed Materials Box: 1 Archival Resource Key
"No Peace; White House Says Note From Japan Is Not Surrender," The Washington Daily News; Tuesday, 1945 August 14
1945 August 14
Mixed Materials Box: 1 Archival Resource Key
"Truman Announces: The War Is Over! Japs Surrender Unconditional," The Washington Daily News; Tuesday, 1945 August 14
1945 August 14
Mixed Materials Box: 1 Archival Resource Key
"Berlin 'Pep Talk' Claims: First Red Stab At Oder Foiled," The Washington Daily News; Friday, 1945 February 2
1945 February 2
Mixed Materials Box: 1 Archival Resource Key
"Marching Thru Berlin," The American Weekly; Week of 1943 January 10
1943 January
Mixed Materials Box: 1 Archival Resource Key
"Big 4 Study Peace Offer," The Washington Daily News; Friday, 1945 August 10
1945 August 10
Mixed Materials Box: 1 Archival Resource Key
"U.S. Note Just Received -- Tokio," The Washington Daily News; Monday, 1945 August 13
1945 August 13
Mixed Materials Box: 2 Archival Resource Key
"Mac Leads 40,000 Yanks into Japan," The Washington Daily News; Thursday, 1945 August 30
1945 August 30
Mixed Materials Box: 2 Archival Resource Key
"Mac's Taking Atom With Him; Allies To Enter Tokio in 10 Days," The Washington Daily News; Monday, 1945 August 20
1945 August 20
Mixed Materials Box: 2 Archival Resource Key
"O, What a Beautiful Mornin'; O, What a Wonderful Day!," The Washington Daily News; Wednesday, 1945 August 15
1945 August 15
Mixed Materials Box: 2 Archival Resource Key
"New 48-Hour Ultimatum to Japs Expected," The Washington Daily News; Tuesday, 1945 August 7
1945 August 7
Mixed Materials Box: 2 Archival Resource Key
"Truman Proclaims Ve-Day," Times Herald; Tuesday, 1945 May 8
1945 May 8
Mixed Materials Box: 2 Archival Resource Key
"Truman Announces 'War Is Over'," Times Herald; Wednesday, 1945 August 15
1945 August 15
Mixed Materials Box: 2 Archival Resource Key
"All Living Things Seared to Death'; Countless Dead Left By 'Atom'," The Washington Daily News; Wednesday, 1945 August 8
1945 August 8
Mixed Materials Box: 2 Archival Resource Key
"Russia Declares War On Japan," Times Herald; Wednesday, 1945 August 8
1945 August 8
Mixed Materials Box: 2 Archival Resource Key
"Japan Declares War on U.S. After Raiding Pacific Bases," Richmond Times Dispatch; Monday, 1941 December 8
1941 December 8
Mixed Materials Box: 2 Archival Resource Key
"Japs Accept Terms," Daily Mirror; Tuesday, 1945 August 14
1945 August 14
Mixed Materials Box: 2 Archival Resource Key
"Navy Bares Pearl Harbor Secrets," Times Herald; Sunday, 1942 December 6
1942 December 6
Mixed Materials Box: 2 Archival Resource Key
"Full Surrender of Germany Imminent; Early Reports of Capitulation Declared By Truman to Be Without Foundation," Washington Post; Sunday, 1945 April 29
1945 April 29
Mixed Materials Box: 2 Archival Resource Key
"Japanese Surrender On Way to Swiss," Times Herald; Tuesday, 1945 August 14
1945 August 14
Mixed Materials Box: 2 Archival Resource Key
"Reds 7 Miles Above Berlin East Limits; Giant Peace Riots Reported in Reich Reported," Washington Post; Saturday, 1945 April 21
1945 April 21
Mixed Materials Box: 2 Archival Resource Key
"5th Army Crosses Tiber River Above Rome; Pursuit of Nazi Forces Pressed After Brief Clashes in Capital ," The Evening Star; Monday, 1944 June 5
1944 June 5
Mixed Materials Box: 2 Archival Resource Key
"Bombs Blast Filipino Bases as U.S., Britain Declare War," Richmond Times Dispatch; Tuesday, 1941 December 9
1941 December 9
Mixed Materials Box: 2 Archival Resource Key
"U.S. Declares War on Germany, Italy, Sinks 3 Jap Warships, Hits Another; Russia Scorns Peace Feeler by Hitler," Richmond Times Dispatch; Friday, 1941 December 12
1941 December 12