Search using this query type:

Search only these record types:

Advanced Search (Items only)

Browse Items (68 total)

  • Tags: WW II

2014-12-03 11.14.23 e.jpg
The American Red Cross passed out various items for WW II soldiers in battle by using a cotton pouch for distribution. This item is part of an Army WW II collection from Antonio S. Terrasi.

2013.372e.jpg
Two green/brown, woolen, medical blankets manufactured for the US Military by the American Woolen Company.

DSC_4616.jpg
This service flag was made by James Ledyard, Sr. He had three boys serving in WW II: William, James, and John.

2012.146e.jpg
A collection of ration coupons including War Ration Books One, Two and Three, Fuel Oil Ration, United Co-operative Butter Card, V-Fuel Oil Ration and Sugar Ration.

2012.132e.jpg
A collection of applications for rationed sugar during the war. The applicants include: Mrs. Henrietta Quinn, Mrs. Laura Quinn, Mary McCook, Madeleine Prue Quirk, Mrs. Michael DeGrappo, Mrs. Ida Delfino, Giacomo DiTurino, Ada Downey, Dorothy E.…

2012.130e.jpg
A collection of ration books used throughout the war that allowed the owner to acquire controlled items. Also a vinyl case to store the ration card.
The owners in the collection include: Irja Elizabeth Jokela, Charles Frank Warren, Erlene Johanna…

mhs-2020.67.jpg
Vincent P. Labowicz, Jr.
Lieutenant United States Army
D Company
116th Infantry
29th Division

Born: Jul 26, 1917
Died: June 6, 1944

Vincent was 27 years old and had been overseas for two years.
Battle plans as of May 1944 listed Dog…

MHS 2013.371 Textile 7.jpg
A green World War II Army jacket with the name of Schnair imprinted on the collar. Mr. Peter Schnair was a resident of Maynard, MA.

poster edit.jpg
A collection of posters sent to Maynard Selective Service or Post Office encouraging the purchasing of bonds to finance the war.

2014-12-03 11.10.33e.jpg
An Army hat included in a collection of WW II military memorabilia from Antonio S. Terrasi.

MHS-ammo e.jpg
An Army ammunition pouch, with the name H. Mattonen printed on it. This pouch is part of a WW II Army memorabilia collection from Antonio S. Terrasi.

.jpg
A pair of Army boots issued to Antonio S. Terrasi during WW II. This item is part of a WW II Army memorabilia collection from Antonio S. Terrasi.

2014-12-03 12.10.24 e.jpg
An Army WW II winter coat made from heavy-duty wool.

img163e.jpg
This Selective Service card belongs to Albert E. Batley of 68 Acton Street, Maynard, MA. Mr. Batley was duly registered April 27, 1942, during WWII. He was registered by Ethel R. Butterworth, registrar for Local Board #54, Concord, MA.

1999.A137-1.jpg
Erected and donated to the town by Mrs. Orrin S. Fowler. It was later moved to Memorial Park and permanent one erected by Harry and Guyer Fowler in memory of Mrs. Fowler.

1999.A458-1.jpg
Took place on the Congregational Church lawn. Moved to Memorial Park in 1964.

Six folders contain information relative to Maynard's involvement with World War II including extensive information on the Selective Service (draft) procedure, lists of those who served and died in the war, newspaper clippings, various histories and…

2012.139ef.jpg
An official booklet with songs that the army could use including: The Star Spangled Banner, The Army Air Corp, Battle Hymn of the Republic, Oh! Susana, The Caissons Go Rolling Along and many others.

A pamphlet published by the Massachusetts Committee on Public Safety designed to aid local committees in establishing and training Air Raid Wardens within their own areas.