Skip to main content

World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 112 Collections and/or Records:

32.49 Female, Widowed, Over 65 yrs, Suspected psychiatric illness, February 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/31
Scope and Contents "This is a most peculiar person. She had funny ideas during the war, was a fierce Nazi, thought this country was on the wrong side, denounced the Government. The police nearly too action but didn't. She is a widow. House passably clean, two rooms for two. Son very leftwing in his views. Nurse says this woman is travelled, intelligent and well read and takes a poor view of local intelligence. [Male informant] avoids going to her shop. PAO says this is a cantankerous old woman who pokes her nose...
Dates: Other: February 1946

44.17 Male, Single, 15-24 yrs, Psychopathic personality, July 1945

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/41
Scope and Contents "This lad is in the RAF, drinks, has not much backbone. He is due to go overseas with the next draft and is in a blue funk - has been trying to get a certificate to say he must stay at home."
Relatives in survey: Father 44.15, mother 44.16 siblings 44.14, 44.19, 44.18
Dates: Other: July 1945

44.18 Male, Married, Separated or divorced, 25-34 yrs, Psychopathic personality, July 1945

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/41
Scope and Contents "This man drinks, is no good, a casual worker. was in the army but got out on account of flat feet. Married but has deserted his wife."
Relatives in survey: Father 44.15, mother 44.16 siblings 44.14, 44.19, 44.17
Dates: Other: July 1945

44.25 Male, Married, 55-64 yrs, Alcoholism, July 1945

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/41
Scope and Contents "This man, a miller, is alcoholic. It interferes with his work as he spends the mornings in bed. Wife living, a kindly woman. Eldest boy presumed dead in services."
Relatives in survey: Son 44.50 brother 31.47
Dates: Other: July 1945

44.30 Female, 25-34 yrs, Psychopathic personality, July 1945

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/41
Scope and Contents "This woman is very excitable, is afraid of animals, afraid of the dark, won't go to bed or let her little boy go to bed until her husband comes home. Continually running to her parents. Was frantic during any air raid warning - would not get off the line. Her domestic life with her husband seems unhappy, they are never seen together and exhibit no affection for each other."
Dates: Other: July 1945

44.37 Female, Married, 15-24 yrs, Hysteria, July 1945

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/41
Scope and Contents "This girl lives at home with her parents, husband in the army. Her symptoms are similar to those of her sister - tendency to neurotic pains and complaints. Does not work, but was nominally a landgirl during the war. Described by Dr as a neurotic."
Dates: Other: July 1945

45.26 Male, Single, 15-24 yrs, Psychopathic personality, Alcoholism, September 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/42
Scope and Contents "This lad went to the University but came down in his exams. In the army, looked quite mad when he came home on leave - abnormal, jerky. Always a mad ass, drinks, plays the fool. Dr - drinks, falls off his bike, bashes his head, in and out of hospital."
Relatives in survey: siblings 45.25
Dates: Other: September 1946

45.32 Male, Single, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, September 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/42
Scope and Contents "IQ of 72 at school. Now in the navy or merchant navy. Illegitimate. "Obviously daft". Father a labourer. Clean house, not overcrowded but [female informant] says it is a small house, overcrowded and dirty but harmonious. A lot of swearing and bad language however."
Relatives in survey: father 45.34, mother 45.33
Dates: Other: September 1946

16.114 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Maladjusted child, December 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents "Very shy, well behaved boy, rather small for his age. He speaks in a very quiet voice which is hardly audible at first. Flushes when addressed. Takes nightmares and sleep walks ever since the bombs fell in 1941. His father attributes this to the bombing and he wakes up each night at the same time as the bombs fell. [Male informant] thinks this child is a bit backward but nice. No public assistance. Nurse: Good home. Mother is a terrible bad-tempered woman, thrashes him, 30+. Nurse says mother...
Dates: Other: December 1946

16.275 Male, Single, 35-44 yrs, Anxiety neurosis, February 1947

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents "Was a clerk in London, was frightened by the blitz. Parents were evacuated to [area name redacted] and he followed them. Dr confirms - his parents and sister were neurotic too."
Dates: Other: February 1947