World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- Nevada -- Reno

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

American Women's Voluntary Services Records

Identifier: NC450

The Nevada state chapter of the American Women's Voluntary Services was organized September 1942 with the purpose of the America Women's Voluntary Service was to recruit and train women to do civil defense work, assist with rationing programs, help provide packages to servicemen, and run USOs. The collection includes minutes, 1952-1956; scrapbooks with pamphlets, newspaper clippings, programs, correspondence, and photos, 1942-1968; and a photo album, 1961-1966.

Dates: 1942-1968

Gladys Belknap Rowley Scrapbooks

Identifier: 84-26
Abstract Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings of the column "Reno review" from the Nevada state journal between 1938-1956 and created by Gladys Belknap Rowley; plus correspondence related to the column; columns written by Brewster Adams ("Values in the rough") containing comments directed to Rowley; and comments, compliments, and critique she received about her work. Subjects of the columns generally about Reno, Rowley's family, the home front during World War II, experiences of Reno men in the war,...
Dates: 1938-1956