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Guide to the World War II Materials,​ 1941-​1947

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Summary Information

Title: World War II Materials

Inclusive Dates: 1941-1947

Call Number: Eau Claire Mss BO

Quantity: 1.2 c.f. (1 archives box and 3 card file boxes); No Call number for: Eau Claire County military service roster cards arranged alphabetically by surname. Cards include name, home address, branch of service, date entered service, and sometimes other information, 4.5 c.f. (3 cartons)

Repository: Housed at the Area Research Center, William D. McIntyre Library, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; owned by the Wisconsin Historical Society, Library-Archives Division

Archival Locations: UW-Eau Claire McIntyre Library / Eau Claire Area Research Ctr.

Abstract: Lists of veterans and casualties; civil defense membership cards; material pertaining to the Wisconsin and the Eau Claire County Councils of Defense; and lists of local church members serving in the war, as well as the newsletters which some of these churches published. Probably compiled by staff at the Eau Claire Public Library. Language: English

Search Terms/Subject Terms

  • Eau Claire County (Wis.). Council of Defense
  • Wisconsin. State Council of Defense
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945—War work—Wisconsin

Administrative/Restriction Information

Acquisition Information

Presented by the Eau Claire Public Library, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, 1990.

Contents List

Box/Folder 1/1Eau Claire Churches, 1942-1945
Box/Folder 1/2Eau Claire County Council of Defense, April 1942 - October 1943; undated
Box/Folder 1/3Eau Claire County Honor Roll - Armed Forces - Local Board #1, undated
Box/Folder 1/4Eau Claire County Discharged Veterans - Local Board #1, undated
Box/Folder 1/5Eau Claire County - WWII Casualties, undated
Box/Folder 1/6Eau Claire Men Discharged from Armed Forces - Local Board #1, 1944-1947; undated
Box/Folder 1/7Miscellany, 1942-1946; undated

Wisconsin Council of Defense
Box/Folder 1/81941, 1942
Box/Folder 1/91942, 1944; undated
Box/Folder 1/10Wisconsin Honor List of Dead and Missing, June 1946
Box/Folder 1/11Wisconsin State Summary of War Casualties, U.S. Navy, 1946

Civil Defense Membership Cards
Box 2Canteen
Box 2First Aid - Red Cross
Box 3First Aid - Red Cross (continued)
Box 3Home Nursing
Box 3Nurses - Practical
Box 3Nurses - Registered
Box 3 Nutrition
Box 3Practitioner - Christian Sciences
Box 3Volunteer Nurse Aid - Red Cross

Civil Defense Training Cards and Oaths
Box 4Forest Fire Fighters for Augusta, Boyd, Chippewa County, Eau Claire, Eleva, Fairchild, Mondovi, Fall Creek
Box 4Official Oaths for Wisconsin Council of Defense

Wisconsin Council of Defense Training Records
Box 4Air Raid Wardens
Box 4Fire Auxiliary
Box 4Police Auxiliary
Box 4Did Not Finish Course