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Scrapbook, Vol. III.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06196.107 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Scrapbook Date: Pagination:

Summary of Content: 1 Adjutant General's Office. Official announcement of the establishment of the Civil Affairs Division 4 May 1943 2 Beta Theta Pi Magazine. Clippings: "The Second Military List of Beta Theta Pi (World War II);" Columbia University; and "Civil Affairs Division, USA." Oct 1943 3 a. Clipping from [?]: "News & Comments." [n.d.] b. Clipping from [?]: "Gen. Hilldring to Head Civil Affairs Division." [n.d.] c. Clipping from [?]: "Army and Navy Legion of Valor." [n.d.] d. American Relief for Italy, Inc. List of the Board of Directors and members. [n.d.] 3 e. Washington Post. Clipping: "Trained to Govern Enemy Territories." [n.d.] 4 a. New York Times. Clipping: "AMG to ease rule as France is Freed." 16 May 1944 b. Unknown newspaper, Atlantic City, N.J. Clipping: "Relief Council Maps Postwar Care for 50,000,000 Destitute." [n.d.] c. PM. Clipping: "AMG Pattern in Italy Guides Rule of Reich." 26 Nov 1944 5 The United States News, Washington, D.C. Clipping: "Our Rule in Italy: Pattern for the Peace." 30 July 1943 6 Military Training Camps Association of the United States, Cook County Committee. Flyer re: meeting at the Chicago Club. 24 Sep 1943 7 Marshall, George. TLS to Hilldring re: holiday greetings. 24 Dec 1943 8 Manning, Reg. TLS to Hilldring re: forwarding a political cartoon. 14 Feb 1945 9 Manning, Reg. Newspaper cartoon: "Well, It's a Relief That's Over." 14 Feb 1945 10 Hilldring, John. Memorandum re: General Officers Mess #1 at the Pentagon. 31 May 1943 11-12 Missing 13 a. Washington Post. Clipping: "Civil Affairs Officers Ready for Invasion." 16 May 1944 b. New York Times. Clipping: "AMG to ease rule as France is Freed." [n.d.] c. New York Herald Tribune. Clipping: "French to Rule, Not the Allies, US Promises." 16 May 1944 d. PM. Clipping: "Big Three in Agreement on Spheres of Influence." 16 May 1944 e. New York Times: "General Hilldring Heads Unit." 16 Apr 1944 14 Norris, Frank C. TLS to Hilldring re: appearance on broadcast. 19 May 1944 15 Clipping from [?]: "Orders to Ike: 'Delouse' Reich." [n.d.] 16 Cartier, P.C. TLS to Hilldring re: meeting with Chamber of Commerce. 6 May 1943 17 Roosevelt, Franklin D. TLS (copy) to Henry Stimson re: U.S. civil agencies in liberated areas. 3 Jun 1943 18 Roosevelt, Franklin D. TLS (copy) to Henry Stimson re: transportation and shipping of supplies after fall of Axis powers. 10 Nov 1943 19 a. Army Times. Clipping: "'The Queen' Takes a Bow; Infantry Honored June 15." 10 Jun 1944 b. Clipping from unknown newspaper, Washington: "This is the Day of the Doughboy." [n.d.] 20 a. Clipping from unknown newspaper: "June 15 to be Infantry Day." [n.d.] b. Stettinius, Edward. TLS to Hilldring re: admittance to Dept. of State buildings. 21 Feb 1944 21 List of guests for Chief of Staff's dinner for General Giraud. [n.d.] 22 McNair, Gen. TLS to Hilldring re: observance of Infantry Day. 27 Mar 1944 23 a. Clipping from unknown newspaper: "They Say . . ." [n.d.] b. Feis, Herbert. TLS to Hilldring re: Feis' resignation. 21 Oct 1943 24 a. Time. Clipping: "Policies and Principles." 9 Jul 1945 b. Clipping from unknown newspaper: "Take My Word For It." [n.d.] c. [Radio Digest.] Clipping: "John Vandercook on U.S.-Soviet Relations." [n.d.] 25 a. Philadelphia Record. Clipping: "GOP Congressmen Cool to Chairman Brownell." 10 Jan 1945 b. New York Herald-Times. Clipping: "10000 Sleuths Eye German Moves for US." 30 Jun [n.y.] 26 a. PM. Clipping: "AMG Pattern in Italy Guides Rule of Reich." 26 Nov 1944 b. New York Times. Clipping: "Kilgore Scares Germans." [30 Jun 1945] 27 PM. Clipping: "Army to Probe Rebirth of German Competition." 1 Jul 1945 28 Transcript of Hilldring's appearance on radio show "March of Time." [18 May 1944] 29 a. Pamphlet from memorial service for Sir Frederick Philipps. 23 Aug 1943 b. Obituary of Sir Frederick Phillips. [n.d.] 30 School of Military Government. University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Cover from graduation program. 1 Feb-22 Apr 1944 31 School of Military Government. University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Hilldring's address from graduation program. 1 Feb-22 Apr 1944 32-34 New York Times. Clipping: "Europe's Looted Art: Can It Be Recovered?" (Continued on pages 33 and 34.) 19 Sep 1943 35 a. Roosevelt, Franklin D. Newspaper photographs. 1933, 1945 b. Marshall, George. Note to Hilldring re: thanks for note of sympathy. 5 Jun 1944 36 Invitation to the Inaugural Dinner of Franklin D. Roosevelt. 19 Jan 1945. 37 a. Telegram re: Funeral services for Manuel L. Quezon. 3 Aug 1944 b. White, H.D. TN to Hilldring re: currency in China. 19 Jan 1945 38 Shaw, G. Howland. TLS to Hilldring re: naming Hilldring as advisor to delegates of International Labor Conference. 18 Apr 1944 39 Clipping from [?]: "de Gaulle to Get 17-Gun Salute." [n.d.] 40 Program. "The Order for the Burial of Field Marshall John Dill." 8 Nov 1944 41 Blank 42 Stettinius, Ed. TLS to Hilldring re: cartoon by Reg Manning. 22 Dec 1944 43 Manning, Reg. TLS to Hilldring re: inability to forward cartoon. 8 Jan 1945 44 a. Blank greeting card with image of a cow jumping over the moon. [n.d.] b. Manning, Reg. Cartoon: "Zip Yer Lip - the Axis is listening." [n.d.] c. Card with insignia of the U.S. Army Air Force. [n.d.] 45 a. Sketch of Cunard White Star. [n.d.] b. Queen Mary passenger list. [n.d.] c. Hilldring's luggage tag from Cunard White Star. [n.d.] 46 a. Foldout map of Northwest Europe. [n.d.] b. Parkins, Jim. Note to Hilldring re: dinner invitation. [n.d.] c. Holmes, Gen. Note to Gen. Stafford re: conversation with Hilldring. 19 Oct 1944 47 Galland, Louise G. Note to Hilldring re: life in Arizona. 28 Sep 1944 47 a. Drawing of Cunard Queen Mary in port. [n.d.] b. Pamphlet: "RMS Queen Mary - The Ship of Beautiful Woods." [n.d.] 48 Outline Program for Visit of General Hilldring [to London]. 20 Oct 1944 49 Guest list for dinner: Four Acres, Kingston on Thames, England. 20 Oct 1944 50 a. Mimeographed document asking Hilldring to travel to Europe. 29 Jul 1945 b. Mimeographed orders to Hilldring re: European destinations. 3 Aug 1945 51 a. Card: Hotel Raphael, Paris. [n.d.] b. Postcard: Hotel Raphael, Paris. [n.d.] c. Postcard: Hotel Raphael, Paris. [n.d.] d. Postcard: Hotel Raphael, Paris. [n.d.] e. Postcard: Hotel Raphael, Paris. [n.d.] 52 a. Postcard: Hotel Raphael, Paris. [n.d.] b. Postcard: Hotel Raphael, Paris. [n.d.] c. Postcard: Hotel Raphael, Paris. [n.d.] d. Postcard: Hotel Raphael, Paris. [n.d.] e. Hauner, Vall. TN to Hilldring re: ocean crossing. 17 Oct 1944. 53 a. Purbrick, Reginald. Calling Card. [n.d.] b. Drawing of Queen Mary. [n.d.] c. Berth ticket for Queen Mary. [n.d.] d. Ticket for Central Hotel, Glasgow. [n.d.] e. Brochure of Claridge's Hotel, London. [n.d.] f. Sheet with thirty six green dots [?]. [n.d.] f. Card: "Officers Messing Card, B Seating, Table 103." [n.d.] 54 "Information Bulletin - Tripartite Conference, Babelsburg, Germany." With two enclosures. 8 p. 15 Jul 1945 55 Map of "Billet Routes to USFET General Staff Officers." [n.d.] 56 a. Pass for Hilldring to use a car in the Soviet zone in Berlin. [n.d.] b. Transit pass: Berlin Conference of the Three Allied Powers. 15 Jul 1945 c. Pass for making purchases in VIP Post exchange. [n.d.] d. Rayar, Geoffrey. Card inscribed to General Hilldring. [n.d.] e. Admission card to VIP Mess Hall. [n.d.] f. Amann, Anna. Inscribed card. [n.d.] g. Claridge's Hotel Stub. [n.d.] 57 a. Map of U.S. Sector of the Tripartite Conference. [n.d.] b. Menu from Schloss Kleissheim House. 6 Aug 1945 57 c. Card from 84th Inf. Div. Commanding General's Mess. [n.d.] 58 a. Pamphlet re: Berlin. [n.d.] b. Photograph: Kaiser Wilhelm Palace. [n.d.] c. Photograph: Russian Policewoman on Unter Den Linden. [n.d.] d. Photograph: Courtyard of Hitler's Chancellery. [n.d.] 58 Photograph: Anteroom of Hitler's Office. [n.d.] 59 a. Photograph: Spree River bridge in Central Berlin. [n.d.] b. Photograph: Reichstag. [n.d.] c. Photograph: French Embassy. [n.d.] d. Photograph: Friedrichstrasse and Unter den Linden. [n.d.] e. Photograph: Brandenburg Gate. [n.d.] f. Photograph: Garden of the American Embassy. [n.d.] 60 a. Envelope from Hotel Berchtesgadener Hof. [n.d.] b. Laundry Ticket from Hotel Berchtesgagener Hof. [n.d.] c. Photograph: two men dragging the body of a concentration camp prisoner via the use of large ice tongs. [n.d.] 61 a. Photograph: pile of bodies of concentration camp victims. [n.d.] b. Photograph: close-up of pile of concentration camp victims. [n.d.] c. Photograph: three men outside a large brick oven preparing to push in a body. [n.d.] d. Photograph: two workers about to move a corpse. [n.d.] e. Photograph: wider view of the pile of bodies. [n.d.] f. Photograph: pile of bodies inside a building. [n.d.] g. Photograph: shows a body being pushed into an oven. [n.d.] 62 a. Pamphlet: "The Königsee with St. Bartholomeä and the Obersee in the Berchtesgaden District." [n.d.] b. Photograph: Hilldring aboard Isle of Guernsey. [n.d.] c. Photograph: Hilldring aboard an unidentified ship. [n.d.] d. Photograph: Hilldring aboard an unidentified ship, with three soldiers visible to his rear. [n.d.] e. Photograph: Hilldring on a dirt lane, standing next to a tank. [n.d.] 63 a. Photograph: Hilldring with Lt. Gen. Walter Kroeger and Joseph James Clark. [n.d.] b. Photograph: Hilldring with soldier and officer on steps of Reichstag. [n.d.] c. Photograph: Berlin-memorials to high-ranking Soviets. [n.d.] d. Photograph: cluster of men, in uniform, outside of a building. [n.d.] 63 e. Photograph: Hilldring in Berlin, looking up at a rubble-surrounded building. [n.d.] f. Photograph: street corner with civilians transporting baggage. [n.d.] 64 a. Photograph: soldiers standing at attention at a flag raising ceremony. [n.d.] b. Photograph: Hilldring with two soldiers and an officer outside a large concrete building. [n.d.] c. Photograph: man [Truman?] exiting a car, and being saluted by a general [Patton?]. [n.d.] d. Photograph: soldiers standing at attention at a flag raising ceremony. [n.d.] 64 a. Photograph: J.J. Clark with soldier in front of a bomb-damaged building. [n.d.] b. Photograph: soldiers and diplomats walking along a causeway. [n.d.] 65 a. Photograph: Hilldring with three officers outside officers' mess. [n.d.] b. Photograph: Hilldring with two soldiers outside a car. [n.d.] c. Photograph: view of a canal running through Berlin. [n.d.] d. Photograph: Berlin-memorials to high-ranking Soviets. [n.d.] e. Photograph: view of a city street, with a Soviet soldier in the center, marching towards the camera. [n.d.] 66 a. Photograph: inside of a plane, with Joseph James Clark in right front seat. [n.d.] b. Photograph: officer seated behind a desk. [n.d.] c. Southern Railroad Map, with route marked. [n.d.] 67 Clipping from [?]: "Rhapsody in News." [n.d.] 68 a. New York Journal American. Clipping: "Moon turns spotlight on Queen Mary." 22 Aug 1945 b. New York Times. Clipping: "30th Division here on the Queen Mary." 22 Aug 1945 69 PM. Clipping: "U.S. High Command is saving I. G. Farben - Not Wrecking It." 28 Sep 1945 70 PM. Clipping: "U.S. High Command is saving I. G. Farben - Not Wrecking It." 28 Sep 1945 71 New York Herald Tribune. Clipping: "Harbor Cheers the Queen Mary, Docking at Night, with 14,876." 22 Aug 1945 72 Hilldring, John. TN "Statement Submitted…on the subject Germany's Economic Base for Aggression." 29 Jun 1945 73 PM. Clipping: "U.S. High Command is saving I. G. Farben - Not Wrecking It." 28 Sep 1945 74 a. PM. Clipping: "Patton and His Pistols Sent Packing." 3 Oct 1945 b. Clipping from [?]: "Col. Boettiger Honored for Occupational Planning." [n.d.] 75 PM. Clipping: "How Europe's Leading Industrialists Played Into Hitler's Hand." 4 Oct 1945 76 Leitch, A. Headline Edition. Transcript of radio interview with Hilldring. 2 Jul 1945 77 Dunlop, Robert H. TLSto Hilldring re: Distinguished Service Medal. 7 Jun 1945 78 Clipping from unknown magazine: "Honor to Lesley J. McNair." [n.d.] 79 U.S. Department of State. "Our Foreign Policy - Our Occupation Policy for Japan." 5 Oct 1945 80 a. Photograph: Hilldring with R.L. Dennison, John Carter Vincent, and Stanley Fisher at broadcast of "Our Foreign Policy." [n.d.] b. Brenner, T. Card of appreciation from a listener. 6 Oct 1945 80 Ryan, John E. Note to Hilldring re: broadcast. 7 Oct 1945 81 a. Chicago Herald American. Clipping: "US to Ban Jap Shinto Religion." 7 Oct 1945 b. Clipping from [?]: "US to Abolish Jap Shinto Rule." 7 Oct 1945 c. Pamphlet: "Our Foreign Policy For Japan." 6 Oct 1945 82 a. New York Times. Clipping: "State Shintoism in Japan Must Go." 7 Oct 1945 b. Barrett, C.J. Note to Hilldring re: promotion; 84th Division. 9 Apr 1845 83 Trammell, Nile. TLS to Hilldring re: appearance on "Our Foreign Policy" broadcast. 9 Nov 1945 84 Menefee, Sleden. TLS to Hilldring re: appearance on "Our Foreign Policy" broadcast. 9 Oct 1945 85 War Department Press Release: "General Hilldring Awarded Service Medal and Cluster." 17 Oct 1945 86 a. Clipping from [?]: "Former Phoenician Awarded Medals for Army Activity." [n.d.] b. "General Orders #92." re: Distinguished Service Medal. [n.d.] c. Columbia Alumni News. Clipping: "Double Decoration." Nov 1945 87 a. Evening Star, Washington D.C. Clipping: "News of District Area Men in Armed Forces." 18 Oct 1945 b. Army and Navy Legion of Valor of the United States of America, Inc re: news of Hilldring's award. 1945-1948 88 Clipping from [?]: "Mr. Stimson. What He Brought to His Country's Service is Rare at Anytime, Irreplaceable in a Crisis." [n.d.] 89 Clipping from [?]: photograph of Harry Stimson departing from Washington. [n.d.] 90 a. Clipping from [?]: "The Washington 'Merry-Go-Round'." [n.d.] b. Clipping from unknown newspaper: "Far East Advisors to get Report Today On Situation in Japan." [n.d.] c. Washington Star. Clipping: "General Clay Says Reich Must Have 300,000 More Tons of Food." 11 May 1945 d. New York Times. Clipping: "Soviet Still Away at Far East Talks." 8 Nov [n.y.] 91 a. New York Herald Tribune. Clipping: "Today's Forum Broadcasts." 30 Oct 1945 b. Reid, Helen. Note to Hilldring re: time table of radio speakers. 30 Oct 1945 c. New York Herald Tribune. Clipping: "Today's Radio Programs." 30 Oct 1945 d. Program: "1945 Forum on Current Problems - New York Herald Tribune, Waldorf Astoria Hotel." 29-31 Oct 1945 92 Reid, Helen. Typed introduction of Gen. Hilldring's speech for New York Herald Tribune Forum. 30 Oct 1945 93 War Department Press Branch. "The Battle For Peace." 30 Oct 1945 94 a. New York Herald Tribune. Clipping: "Radio to Carry Chief Addresses At 1945 Forum." 28 Oct 1945 b. [?] Note to Hilldring re: failure to broadcast from Germany. [n.d.] 95 New York Herald Tribune. Clipping: "Herald Tribune Forum on Second Day Considers Europe's Post-War Conditions." 31 Oct 1945 96 a. New York Herald Tribune. Clipping: "Herald Tribune Forum on Second Day Considers Europe's Post-War Conditions." [cont'd] 31 Oct 1945 b. New York Times. Clipping: "Bidault Praises Truman's Speech." 31 Oct 1945 97 New York Herald Tribune. Clipping: "AMG is Seen Achieving Goals in Ruling 200,000,000 Former Allied Enemies." 31 Oct 1945 98 a. New York Sun. Clipping: "Forum to Hear Eisenhower from Europe." 31 Oct 1945 b. Washington Post. Clipping: "Civil Affairs Will Be 'Must' for Academies." 4 Nov 1945 c. Washington Post. Clipping: "Mr. Acheson Compliments Belgian Group." 2 Oct 1945 99 Bulletin of the Society of the Third (Regular) Division, AEF. Clipping: "Placing Wreath." Oct 1945 100 a. Society of Third (Regular) Division, AEF. Circular re: wreath ceremony on Armistice Day. 31 Oct 1945 b. Clipping from [?]: "Armistice Day Schedule." [n.d.] 101 Washington Post. Clipping: "Soldier Tomb Is Armistice Focal Point." 11 Nov 1945 102 The Sunday Star, Washington D.C. Clipping: "German Economic Future Presses for Clarification." 9 Dec 1945 103 Leitch, A. "Three Minute Interview." re: feeding Germany. 3 Dec 1945 104 a. United Nations Forum. "World Peace or Atomic Bombs." Nov-Dec 1945 b. IKB[?]. Note to Hilldring re: dinner party. [n.d.] c. Evening Star, Washington D.C. Clipping: "United Nations Forum Hears Plans for More US Aid to Europe." 4 Dec 1945 d. Washington Post. Clipping: "Morrises Dinner Hosts for Speakers." 2 Dec 1945 105 Hilldring, John. Speech: "The Immediate Problems of Germany." 3 Dec 1945 106 a. Bacon, Virginia M. TLS to Hilldring re: speech at United Nations Forum. 12 Dec 1945 b. Nover, Naomi. Note to Hilldring re: speech at United Nations Forum. [?] Dec 1945 107 Witsell, Edward F. TLS to Hilldring re: 1945 General Officers Eligible List. 17 Dec 1945 108 Hilldring, John. Wire Service Bulletin re: Allied Control Council and German economic power. 11 Dec 1945 109 "Hearing before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Military Affairs United States 79th Congress Part 8." 11-12 Dec 1945 110-112 Testimony of Maj. Gen. John H. Hilldring, Director, Civil Affairs Division, War Dept." re: progress of the occupying government in Germany. 11 Dec 1945 113 a. New York Times. Clipping: "I G Farben Linked to US Companies." 12 Dec 1945 b. PM. Clipping: "Farben War Guilt Trials Urged at Senate Hearing." 12 Dec 1945 114 a. The Nation. Clipping: "A Plan for Germany." 22 Dec 1945 b. Society of the Third (Regular) Division, A.E.F. Membership card. 11 Nov 1945 c. Weidman, Floyd E. Note to Hilldring re: "National Hour" broadcast. 22 Dec 1945 115 Hilldring, John. Speech from "National Hour" broadcast. [n.d.] 116 Kades, Chuck. ALS to Hilldring re: congratulations on Distinguished Service Medal. 7 Nov 1945 117 Trammel, Niles. TLS to Hilldring re: appearance on "The National Hour." 11 Jan 1946 118-122 Transcript of Hilldring's speech on "The National Hour." 23 Dec 1945 123 a. [New York Times]. Clipping: "Valentine Hints He'll Go to Japan; Wants 10 Police Experts as Aides." [1 Feb 1946] b. [New York Times]. Clipping: "Valentine Ready To Go To Tokyo To Reorganize Japanese Police." [30 Jan 1946] 124 a. [New York Herald Tribune]. Clipping: "A Cop for Japan." [31 Jan 1946] b. [Paris Herald Tribune]. Clipping: "U.S. Uncertain On Changeover in Reich Rule." [22 Jan 1946] c. New York Herald Tribune. Clipping: "Unwanted Job: Civil Authority Over Germany." 21 Jan 1946 d. [Arizona Republic]. Clipping: "Reg's Roll Call." [n.d.] e. New York Times. Clipping: "Rule of Germany Defended by Army." 1 Feb 1946 125 Clipping from [?]: "Commitment by US is Urged On Future Policy in Japan." [n.d.] 126 Nation's Business. Clipping: "The Russians are Tough." Feb 1946 127 The Sunday Star, Washington D.C. Clipping: "Gen. George S. Patton, Jr." 12 Aug 1945

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Bulletin
Society of the Third (Regular) Division, A.E.F.
Washington, D.C. Branch No. 7
P.O. Box 74 Benjamin Franklin Station
Washington 4 D.C.
Vol. 2 October 1945 No. 16
Placing Wreath

Washington ...Branch, Society of the Third (Regular Division), A.E.F., acting for the national Society of the Third Division, in ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, places large beautiful wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on both Memorial Day and Armistice Day.
The above is a reproduction from a photograph showing Brig. Gen. Robert N. Young placing the wreath for the Society on Memorial Day 30th May 1945. In this war he served as Assistant Division Commander to "Iron Mike" O'Daniel, the Commanding General of the gallant Third in its sweeping drive from the beaches of Southern France to Berchtesgaden, Austria, Lt. Col. E.A. Salet, aide, holding salute.
To honor the dead of both wars, Marnemen are requested to assemble at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at 1:30 P.M. Major General John H. Hilldring, Chief Civil Affairs Division, War Department, and who commanded K Company of the 38th Infantry in World War I, will place the wreath.
The ceremony will commence promptly at 2:00P.M. and terminate at 2:25P.M.


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