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Betty Owen, Rainbow Division Veterans Association (RDVA), Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0444
Content Description

Contains World War II widow Betty Owen’s collected materials of living and deceased World War II widows from the Rainbow Division Veterans Association. Materials include directories, memorial files, lists of birth and death dates, obituaries, correspondence, and other biographical materials.

Dates: 1997-2015

James McNicol, Rainbow Division Veterans Association (RDVA) Records

Identifier: MS-0554
Scope and Contents The records are comprised mostly of reproduced photographs related to the military service of James McNicol during World War II. There are individual portraits of men who served with McNicol that appear in the scrapbook, with their rank and service dates listed. There are photos of locations in Japan and the Philippines, including troops, barracks, and local citizens. There are copies of photos taken by photographer Van Westrop during World War II in New Guinea relating to a Goroka village...
Dates: 1944-1952, 1982

John Woll, Rainbow Divisions Veterans Association Records

Identifier: MS-0584
Scope and Contents

The records consist of 1945-issue tactical maps which trace the path of the 42nd Infantry Division across France and Germany during 1944 and 1945, various war-time publications, Austrian postcards, a field order, a dinner ticket, a brochure, a poster, a Rainbow Divisions Veterans Association chapter letter, and a program collected by Lieutenant John Woll during his postwar service in Austria.

Dates: 1945-1947, 1973

MacDonald Family, Military Correspondence

Identifier: MS-0022
Scope and Contents There are two sections in the MacDonald correspondence, the first being Alice's letters to her family describing life in the Philippines (1903-1924, undated). The second section includes Kenneth and Margaret's letters to their family (1905-1967). In this second section, Kenneth writes about Alice's death and its aftermath. Also included in this section are letters written by both Kenneth and Margaret during their imprisonment during World War II and early retirement. Lastly, Margaret keeps...
Dates: 1903-1967

Rainbow Division Veterans Association (RDVA), Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0104
Scope and Contents The arrangement of the RDVA records is the result of a collaborative effort between the RDVA Archives and the Archives and Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries.The records are divided into nine series: World War I, World War II, Dachau, National RDVA, RDVA Chapters, RDVA Memorial Foundation, RDVA Auxiliary, Individual Papers, and Audio/Visual. Within these series, the items are defined by type and include several formats, such as: awards, correspondence,...
Dates: 1914-1999