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Items associated with name 'Los Angeles (Ca.)'

Diary of Johnson Lindsay

by Lindsay, Johnson (1942)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

The diary of Johnson Clemmons Lindsay was written in 1942 by an engineer who lived in Los Angeles, California. Lindsay wrote every day about his family, work and seeking work, news from the Second World War, and limited resources due to the war effort. There are several bills enclosed and a detailed account of his expenditures. There are also several newspaper clippings, including one about a friend who had committed suicide.

Associated Subjects: Diaries • Diaries (Men) • World War, 1939-1945 • Military History • Labor History
Identifier: SC2016.041
Repository: Special Collections
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Luis Alaniz Collection

by Alaniz, Luis (1940 – 1994)

6 boxes (5 linear feet)

The Luis Alaniz collection consists of the personal scrapbooks, diaries, photographs, and military memorabilia of World War Two veteran Luis Alaniz. Born October 28, 1922 in Dallas, Texas, Alaniz enlisted in the United States Army on September 10, 1940. He was initially a Medical Technician, promoted to Private on May 25, 1941 and later Corporal on July 16, 1942, but was later a technician in the 755th Railway Shop Battalion. Alaniz was sent to Europe (France and Belgium) on December 5, 1943 and returned on October 5, 1945. He later worked for the New Mexico National Guard, United States Air Force in Sandia Base, and was part of the International Chemical Workers Union in Los Angeles, California.

Identifier: SC2016.088
Repository: Special Collections
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