Found 6 collections related to World War, 1939-1945 -- War work

American theatre wing
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2369
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
Established by the American Theatre Wing during World War II as part of their Stage Door Canteen program, the Merchant Seamen's Club provided services, food, and entertainment to merchant marines passing through the Port of New York. Most... more
Landis, Carole, 1919-1948
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-039
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Carole Landis, born Frances Ridste on January 1, 1919 in Fairchild, Wisconsin, was a film star of the 1940s who entertained American troops with the USO during World War II. She began her film career as an extra in 1937 and became a leading lady... more
Victory Book Campaign
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3164
5 linear feet (5 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Victory Book Campaign (VBC), originally named the National Defense Book Campaign, was established in 1941 by the American Library Association, the American Red Cross, and United Service Organizations (USO). The Campaign's purpose was to... more
Larabee, Louise, 1916-2002
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-021
1.17 linear feet (4 boxes)
Louise Larabee was a theater, television, and film actor. The Louise Larabee papers (1910s-1976, bulk 1930s-1976) contain scrapbooks and scripts documenting her acting career.
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4947
Records from the office of Franklin F. Hopper (1878-1950), Director of the New York Public Library from 1941-1946.
United Service Organizations (U.S.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-007
The USO Camp Show Records document, through photographs, the tours to American serviceman of performing artists from World War II up to and including the Korean War.