The collection contains posters created during World War I and World War II for display on the Home Front. Themes include encouraging the purchase of war bonds, supporting those in battle and suggesting ways that people at home could help the war effort.
The collection contains photo negatives, photographs and news clippings from articles published in The Manchester Evening Herald. The images relate to articles featuring local people, businesses, or social, cultural or political events that occurred between 1952 and 1979.
The collection contains letters, postcards, photographs, newsletters and mailing address information sent by local men and women in service during World War II to Stephen Von Euw, editor of The Rockville Journal in Rockville, Connecticut.