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, 1942-1945Box/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, undatedBox/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 DefenseBox/Folder 1/81941, 1942 Box/Folder 1/91942, 1944; undatedBox/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 CardsBox 2Canteen Box 2First Aid - Red CrossBox 3First Aid - Red Cross (continued)Box 3Home Nursing Box 3Nurses - Practical Box 3Nurses - Registered Box 3 Nutrition Box 3Practitioner - Christian SciencesBox 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 CreekBox 4Official Oaths for Wisconsin Council of Defense 
Wisconsin Council of Defense Training RecordsBox 4Air Raid WardensBox 4Fire AuxiliaryBox 4Police Auxiliary Box 4Did Not Finish Course