World War II, 1939-1945
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains 44 volumes of bound material and 71 photographic prints that pertain to the Nuremberg Trials conducted by the International Military Tribunal from November 20, 1945 – October 1, 1946, and the subsequent trials conducted by the Office of Military Government, United States (OMGUS) Military Tribunal from December 9, 1946 – April 13, 1949.
The Towson University historic scrapbook collection which dates from 1886 to 1990 houses the personal scrapbooks of alumni from both during their school years and reunions as well as collections of clippings and news materials kept by school staff during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. These scrapbooks evidence student life, school activities, and current events over an almost 100 year period.
Mary Theresa Wiedefeld was President of the State Teachers College at Towson from 1938 to 1947. These records which date from 1899 to 1976 contain personal items, personal and official correspondence, school reports, and various publications authored by Wiedefeld.
This collection which dates from 1941 to 1946 contains materials evidencing Maryland State Normal School/State Teachers College alumni activities during and after World War II. These materials include newsletters from STC to MSNS/STC alumni serving in the armed forces; individual alumni files including photographs, letters, cards, and other personal correspondence; and lists of serving alumni.
Captain Harold S. Griswold served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1946. His son, Harold E. Griswold, is Professor Emeritus at Towson University. This collection contains various WWII ephemera obtained by Captain Griswold while he was serving in Europe during the war. It includes books on the rise of the Nazi party, assorted periodicals, collectable cigarette cards, postcards of varying countries of origin, German medals, and artifacts believed to have come from the bunker where Hitler died.
Maurice Zwang was an American-Jewish soldier who served during World War Two as an amphibious truck driver. This collection contains various documentation of Zwang’s service in World War II as well as objects seized from a German infantry officer and Nazi standards removed from buildings.