Churchill and the Great Republic

An Age of Youth

Forebears and Boyhood

  • Adriaen van der Werff. Ritratto del duca Giovanni de Marlborough. Copyprint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (3)
  • Thomas Starling. Drawings of annual guild days of Norwich, England, ca. 1706. Wash drawing. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (4)
  • John Churchill to Sarah Churchill, May 24, 1706. Page 2 - Page 3 Holograph letter. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (5)
  • Randolph Churchill, ca. 1888. Photograph. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (6) LC-USZ62-75527
  • Studio portrait of Lord and Lady Randolph Churchill, ca. 1874. Copyprint. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (7.1)
  • Portrait of Lady Randolph Churchill with her two sons, 1889. Copyprint. Broadwater Collection, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (7.2)
  • Lord Randolph Churchill to Miss Jeannette Jerome, August 14, 1873. Holograph letter. Page 2 Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge. U.K. (9)
  • Winston Churchill to Lady Randolph Churchill, May 1882. Holograph letter. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (11)
  • School report for Winston Churchill issued by St. George's School, Ascot, November 1883. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (12)
  • Winston Churchill, ca. 1880. Copyprint. Broadwater Collection, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (12.1)
  • Winston Churchill to Lady Randolph Churchill, June 12, 1887. Holograph letter. Page 2 - Page 3 Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (13)
  • Winston During Early Years, 1889. Copyprint. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (15)
  • Lord Randolph Churchill to Winston Churchill, August 21, 1894. Holograph letter. Page 2 - Page 3 - Page 4 Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (16)
  • Lord Randolph Churchill, ca. 1894. Copyprint. Churchill Press Photographs, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (16.1)

First Impressions of the United States

  • Winston Churchill to Jack Churchill, November 15, 1895. Holograph letter. Page 2 Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (19)
  • Winston Churchill to Lady Randolph Churchill, December 21, 1900. Page 2 - Page 3 Annotated typescript. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (40)
  • Major James B. Pond to Mrs. Cornwallis West, November 2, 1900. Page 2 Signed typescript. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (41)
  • J. E. Purdy. Winston Churchill, 1900. Photograph. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (42) LC-USZ62-65636 [Digital Id # cph 3b13159]

Colonial Wars

  • Winston Churchill to the Duke of Marlborough, September 29, 1898. Holograph letter. Page 2 - Page 3 - Page 4 Marlborough Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (20)
  • Jennie Jerome Churchill to Moreton Frewen, September 5, 1898. Telegram. Moreton Frewen Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (21b)
  • Winston Churchill to the Duke of Marlborough, January 24, 1899. Holograph letter. Page 2 - Page 3 - Page 4 Marlborough Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (23)
  • Boer “Wanted” poster in Dutch, with translation. On loan from the National Trust, Chartwell, UK. (25)
  • Winston Churchill, ca. 1900. Photograph. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (26) LC-USZ62-65637 [Digital ID# cph 3b13160]
  • Jennie Jerome Churchill to Helen Mills Reid, January 8, 1900. Holograph letter. Page 2 - Page 3 - Page 4 - Page 5 - Page 6 Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (30)
  • Winston Churchill. “Operations in Natal,” [London] Morning Post, March 1, 1900. Copyprint. Moreton Frewen Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (32)
  • “Lord Randolph Churchill's Brilliant Son,” [London] Sunday Telegraph, February 18, 1900. Newspaper clipping. Moreton Frewen Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (33)
  • John Spencer Churchill to Clara Jerome Frewen, March 27, 1900. Holograph letter. Page 2 - Page 3 Moreton Frewen Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (36)
  • South African Light Horse, 1900. Copyprint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (38) LC-USZ62-92696
  • “Lady Randolph Churchill's Engagement,” [Philadelphia] Public Ledger, July 21, 1900. Newspaper clipping. Moreton Frewen Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (39)

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Stirring Affairs

Clementine

  • Winston Churchill to Clementine Hozier, August 12, 1908. Holograph letter. Page 2 Baroness Spencer-Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (45.1)
  • Clementine Hozier to Winston Churchill, August 12, 1908. Holograph letter. Baroness Spencer-Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (45.2)
  • Winston Churchill to Clementine Churchill, September 15, 1909. Holograph letter. Page 1 - Page 2 Baroness Spencer-Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (46)
  • Winston Churchill and Clementine Hozier, 1908. Copyprint. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (48)

Politics and Prominence

  • “Spy” [Leslie Ward]. Winston. From “The Vanity Fair Album: A Show of Statesmen,Judges, and Men of the Day,” vol. XXXII, 1900. Copyprint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (43a)
  • “Spy” [Leslie Ward]. A Younger Son. From “The Vanity Fair Album: A Show of Statesmen, Judges, and Men of the Day,” vol. XII, 1880. Copyprint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (43b)
  • Winston Churchill addressing Unionist Party meeting, August 10, 1901. Copyprint. Marlborough Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (43.1)
  • Theodore Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., May 23, 1908. Page 2 Facsimile of letterbook. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (49)
  • Winston Churchill and Kaiser Wilhelm II, 1909. Photograph. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (52) LC-USZ62-75524 [Digital ID# cph 3b22723]
  • Winston Churchill to the Duke of Marlborough, November 6, 1912. Page 2 - Page 3 - Page 4 Holograph letter. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (59)
  • Edward Tennyson Reed. Parliamentary 'Liberty Men' Return to H.M.S. 'Loquacity,' 1908. Pencil drawing. Swann Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (53) LC-USZ62-94829 [Digital ID# cph 3b40997]
  • Winston Churchill to The Duke of Marlborough, December 7, 1909. Printed and signed check. Marlborough Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (54)
  • Speech on the budget, 1909. Sound disc. Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress (55.1)
  • Henry Mayo Bateman. Winston Churchill Smiles at the Camera, ca. 1912. Ink over pencil drawing. Swann Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (60) LC-USZ62-84842 [Digital ID# cph 3b31395]
  • Winston Churchill to Oswald Frewen, April 6, 1913. Page 2 Typed letter. Moreton Frewen Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (62)

“Chequered Fortunes”

  • John Spencer Churchill to the Duke of Marlborough, July 3, 1915. Page 2 Holograph letter. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (63) © Crown copyright 1915, Archival Reference # CHAR 13/57/3
  • Winston Churchill to Admiral Lord Fisher, April 8, 1915. Holograph letter. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge. U.K. (63.1) © Crown copyright 1915
  • H.E.C. Robinson. Dardanelles, Sea of Marmara, Bosporus. Sydney: H.E.C. Robinson, ca. 1920. Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress (65)
  • Winston Churchill to the Dardanelles Committee, October 4, 1915. Printed memorandum. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (66.1) © Crown copyright 1915
  • Photograph of ANZAC Beach, Gallipoli Peninsula. Copyprint. Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (67.1) © Crown copyright 1915
  • Anonymous. Winston Churchill in Blenheim Palace, 1916. Page 2 Pencil Drawing. Marlborough Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (72)
  • Winston Churchill to the Duke of Marlborough, January 12, 1916. Page 2 Holograph letter. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (69)
  • Winston Churchill to the Duke of Marlborough, January 22, 1916. Page 2 - Page 3 Holograph letter. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (70)
  • Orilux trench torch, 1915. On loan from the National Trust, Chartw ell, U.K. (71)
  • Winston S. Churchill. The World Crisis, vol. 5. London: T. Butterworth, 1923-1931. Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (71.2)
  • Shane Leslie to Lady Randolph Churchill, August 8, 1917. Page 2 Holograph letter. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (73)
  • Winston Churchill to William S. Sims, March 31, 1919. Page 2 Holograph letter. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (76) © Crown copyright 1919
  • Winston Churchill, 1919. Photograph. Pershing Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (77)
  • Winston Churchill. “Will America Fail Us?,” November 30, 1919. Page 2 - Page 3 - Page 4 Typescript. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (78)
  • Winston Churchill and T. E. Lawrence, 1921. Copyprint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (79) LC-USZ62-65460 [Digital ID# cph 3b12983]
  • Underwood & Underwood. Winston Churchill, 1924. Copyprint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (81) LC-USZ62-75528
  • Cotton bow-tie. On loan from the National Trust, Chartwell, U.K. (1.1a)
  • Silk top hat. “W.S.C.” marked inside rim. Scott & Co. Piccadilly. On loan from the National Trust, Chartwell, UK. (1.1b)
  • Cigar box made from Kauri wood inlaid with Pukatea. The inscription reads “presented to Winston Spencer Churchill C.B., M.P.,from The Legion of Frontiersmen, New Zealand Command, for valiant services rendered in saving The British Empire 1939-1952, God Guard Thee.” On loan from the National Trust, Chartwell, U.K. (1.1c)
  • Winston Churchill. Flowers in a Green Vase, ca. 1930s. Oil on canvas. On loan from Senator John Warner (99)

Return to America

  • Winston Churchill to Clementine Churchill, September 18, 1929. Annotated typescript letter. Baroness Spencer-Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (84)
  • Winston Churchill to Clementine Churchill, September 29, 1929. Page 2 Holograph letter. Baroness Spencer-Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (87)
  • Winston Churchill to Professor Frederick Lindemann, December 24, 1931. Facsimile of telegram. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (89)
  • Professor Frederick Lindemann to Winston Churchill, December 30, 1931. Page 2 Telegram. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K.(90)
  • Winston Churchill. “New York Misadventure.” Daily Mail, January 5, 1932. Copyprint. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (91)

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The Finest Hour

The Unnecessary War

  • Cartoon from Punch Magazine, November 2, 1938. Copyprint. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (20.2)
  • Robert Boothby to Winston Churchill, January 22, 1932. Page 2 Holograph letter. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (92)
  • Winston S. Churchill. A History of the English-Speaking Peoples, vol. 4. New York: Dodd, Mead 1956-1958. Rosenwald Collection, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (93.1)
  • Winston Churchill to Bernard Baruch, January 1, 1937. Carbon copy of letter with annotations. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (94)
  • Page from speaking notes for Churchill's broadcast to the United States, October 16, 1938. Annotated typescript. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (95)
  • Broadcast to the United States, October 16, 1938. Sound disc. Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress (95.1)
  • Winston Churchill to Neville Chamberlain, October 1, 1939.Typescript letter with manuscript annotations.Churchill Papers,Churchill Archives Centre,Cambridge, U.K. (98) ©Crown copyright 1939, Archival Reference # CHAR 19/2C/303
  • Rollin Kirby. “Heavy Firing Heard on the Western Front,” 1939. Drawing. Cartoon Drawings Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (102)
  • Churchill Inspects Coast Defenses, New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (101) LC-USZ62-128362
  • Clifford Berryman. We Are Just Lending This to You, Winnie, You Can Return It Later, 1940. Drawing. Cartoon Drawings Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (104) © 1940, The Washington Post. All Rights Reserved.
  • Extract from draft of “Finest Hour” speech by Winston Churchill, June 1940. Typescript with manuscript annotations. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (104.1) © Crown copyright 1940, Archival Reference #9/172/152
  • “Finest Hour” speech, June 1940. Sound disc. Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress (104.2)
  • Winston Churchill, undated. Copyprint. W. Averell Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (105)
  • Engagements card, September 1940. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (105.2) © Crown copyright 1940, Archival Reference # CHAR 20/19/3
  • Justin Murray. Winston Churchill (Befriendus Leaselendus), ca.1945. Photomechanical print. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (111) LC-USZ62-106670
  • Prime Minister Winston Churchill walks . . . through the ruins of Coventry Cathedral . . . , 1942. Photograph. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (106) LC-USZ62-16191 [Digital ID# cph 3a18421]
  • Ministry of Information. “Bulletin,” November 22, 1940. Poster. John Belfort Keogh Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (106.1)
  • Associated Press. Churchill Dons Helmet, 1940. Copyprint. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (107)
  • Herbert Block. Herblock's Own History of the Year—The Worlds of 1940, ca. 1940. Ink and graphite drawing. Herb Block Foundation Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (109) Herblock © 1940 LC-USZ62-127197 [Digital ID# ppmsc 03402]

An American Connection

  • Winston Churchill to the Franklin Roosevelt, October 6, 1939. Typewritten cable. Cordell Hull Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (98.1) © Crown copyright 1939
  • President Franklin D. Roosevelt to Winston Churchill, January 20, 1941. Facsimile. Churchill Additional Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (112)
  • Extract from speaking notes for broadcast by Winston Churchill, February 9, 1941. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (113) © Crown copyright 1941, Archival Reference # CHAR 9/150A/51
  • Broadcast speech, February 9, 1941. Sound disc. Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress (113.1)
  • W. Averell Harriman to Winston Churchill, April 15, 1941. Typed letter. W. Averell Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (115) © Crown copyright 1941
  • Clementine Churchill to W. Averell Harriman, April 15, 1941. Page 2 Holograph letter. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (116)
  • Citizens National Keep America Out of War Committee, September 16, 1939. Mimeographed flyer. Cordell Hull Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (116.1)
  • Winston Churchill, 1941. Copyprint. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (118)
  • Winston Churchill to W. Averell Harriman, May 20, 1941. Page 2 Typed letter. W. Averell Harriman Collection, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (119) © Crown copyright 1941
  • Prime Minister Sees Flying Fortresses, June 6, 1941. Copyprint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (121) LC-USZ62-49896 [Digital ID# cph 3a49988] ,
  • Prime Minister Winston Churchill, July, 1941. Photograph. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (123) LC-USE6-D-008530
  • British War Cabinet. Record of a meeting, July 24, 1941. Mimeograph paper. W. Averell Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (124) © Crown copyright 1941
  • King George VI to Winston Churchill, July 25, 1941. Page 2 Signed typescript letter. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (126)
  • The Prime Minister's Return Journey Across the Atlantic, August, 1941. Copyprint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (127)
  • Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill, August 9, 1941. Photograph. W. Averell Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (128)
  • Religious Services at Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, August 10, 1941. Photograph. W. Averell Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (130)
  • Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill. Proposed declaration, August 12, 1941. Mimeograph paper. W. Averell Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (131)
  • W. Averell Harriman, October 15, 1941. Typed memorandum. W. Averell Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (139)
  • Winston Churchill to W. Averell Harriman, November 27, 1941. Typewritten letter. W. Averell Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (140) © Crown copyright 1941
  • Mary Churchill to W. Averell Harriman, November 27, 1941. Page 2 Holograph letter. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (141)

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The Sword for Freedom

America Enters the War

  • Winston Churchill to Anthony Eden, December 10, 1941. Telegram. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (142) © Crown copyright 1941, Archival Reference # CHAR 20/46/62
  • Winston S. Churchill. The Second World War, vol. 3. London: Cassell, 1948-1954. Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (142.1)
  • Axis bombs severing F.D.R. & Churchill's “hands across the sea,” Drawing. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (156)
  • “America—the Real Center of the World Today,” 1942. Printed map. Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress (157)
  • Mr. Churchill's Visit to America: On Board H.M.S. “Duke of York,” 1941. Photograph. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (144)
  • Clifford Berryman, “'Twas the Night Before Christmas,” 1941. Drawing. Cartoon Drawings Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (146) © 1941, The Washington Post. All Rights Reserved.
  • Extract from notes for Winston Churchill's address to U.S. Congress, December 26, 1941. Page 2 Annotated typescript. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (147) © Crown copyright 1941, Archival Reference # CHAR 9/153/29, 42
  • Winston Churchill addressing U.S. Congress, December 26, 1941. Photograph. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (150) LC-USZ62-51496
  • Address before U.S. Congress, 1941. Sound disc. Original recording courtesy of Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University. Used with permission. Brander Matthews Dramatic Museum Collection, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress (151)
  • Winston Churchill with Harry Hopkins, 1942. Photograph. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (153)
  • “Churchill im Weissen Haus” [Churchill at the White House], no date. Drawing. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (154) LC-USZ62-33490 [Digital ID# cph 3a33999]

Nations United

  • Miguel Covarrubias. United Nations, 1942. Drawing. Copyright © 2003 Condé Nast Publications. All rights reserved. Originally published in Vogue. Reprinted by permission. Cartoon Drawings Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (158)
  • Charles de Gaulle to Pamela Digby Churchill, January 10, 1942. Page 2 Holograph letter. Pamela Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (159)
  • Herbert Block. “Working On Him,” 1941. Ink and crayon drawing. Herblock © 1941 Herblock Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (161) LC-USZ62-127210 [Digital ID# ppmsc 03396]
  • President Franklin D. Roosevelt to Winston Churchill, April 3, 1942. Holograph letter. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (163)
  • President Franklin D. Roosevelt to Harry Hopkins for transmission to Winston Churchill, April 12, 1942. Page 2 Telegram. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (164)
  • Winston Churchill to Sir Stafford Cripps, April 9, 1942. Telegram. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (164.1) © Crown copyright 1942 Archival Reference # CHAR 20/73/72
  • George Scarbo. “We Want Service!,” no date. Drawing. Cartoon Drawings Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (166) [Digital ID# acd 2a10995]
  • Acme. A Chip Off the Old Block, 1942. Copyprint. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (160)
  • Anonymous note to Winston Churchill, with envelope, postmarked June 21, 1942. Page 2 Typescript. Martin Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (169)
  • Clementine Churchill to W. Averell Harriman, June 30, 1942. Page 2 Holograph letter. W. Averell Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (170)
  • Winston Churchill to John Dill for George Marshall, August 1, 1942. Page 2 Cypher telegram. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (174) © Crown copyright 1942
  • Winston Churchill and W. Averell Harriman, August 12, 1942. Pencil notes. W. Averell Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (176) © Crown copyright 1942
  • Pastel painting by Edward Sorel for series “First Encounters,” written by his wife Nancy Caldwell Sorel. Originally appeared in Atlantic Monthly. Edward Sorel. First Encounters: Josef Stalin and Winston Churchill, 1991. Pastel drawing. Cartoon Drawings Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (178) LC-USZC4-6819 [Digital ID# cph 3g06819]
  • Office of War Information. Churchill and Stalin in Moscow, 1942. Copyprint. W. Averell Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (179)
  • Office of War Information. B-24 Liberator, 1942. Photograph. W. Averell Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (180)
  • Winston Churchill and W. Averell Harriman, August 16, 1942. Pencil notes. W. Averell Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (181) © Crown copyright 1942
  • “The Bright Gleam of Victory,” 1942. Sound reel. OWI Radio Collection, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress (184)
  • Miguel Covarrubias. Winston Churchill, 1942. Pen and ink. Copyright © 2003 Condé Nast Publications. All rights reserved. Originally published in The New Yorker. Reprinted by permission. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (2) LC-USZ62-88783
  • Harry Hopkins to Winston Churchill, November 29, 1942. Typescript of telegram. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (184.1)
  • United States Office of Strategic Services. Fifty-inch military globe. Chicago Heights, Illinois: Weber Costello, 1942. Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress (1)
  • President Roosevelt and his globe, 1942. From “The President's Globe” by Arthur H. Robinson in Imago Mundi: The International Journal for The History of Cartography, vol. 49. London: Imago Mundi, Ltd., 1997. Copyprint. General Collections (1.3)
  • Prime Minister Churchill with the globe presented to him by the United States War Department, Christmas 1942. From “The President's Globe” by Arthur H. Robinson in Imago Mundi: The International Journal for The History of Cartography, vol. 49.London: Imago Mundi, Ltd., 1997.Copyprint.General Collections (1.4)
  • Bank of England currency note. Reverse W. Averell Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (185)
  • U.S. Army Signal Corps. Casablanca Conference, 1943. Copyprint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (188) LC-USZ62-98900 [Digital ID# cph 3b44977]
  • Richard Edes Harrison. “The Not-So-Soft Underside,” 1943. Printed map. Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress (191)

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Unity and Strategy

Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin

  • W. Averell Harriman, May 6, 1943. Facsimile. W. Averell Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (194)
  • Winston Churchill addressing joint session of Congress, 1943. Copyprint. Connally Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (196) LC-USZ62-90452 [Digital ID# cph 3b36803]
  • Randolph Churchill to Winston Churchill, July 10, 1943. Holograph letter. Pamela Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (196.1)
  • Associated Press. Churchills with a British Symbol, 1943. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (199)
  • Clifford Berryman. They Can't Scare Him—Much, 1943. Drawing. Cartoon Drawings Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (200) LC-USZ62-47661 [Digital ID# acd 2a05979]
  • Acme Newspictures. The Churchills Meet Some WAC's, 1943. Copyprint. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (203)
  • Winston Churchill to Jacob Devers, October 11, 1943. Holograph letter. Ira Eaker Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (205) © Crown copyright 1943
  • Conference of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Marshal Josef Stalin and Prime Minister Winston Churchill . . . , 1943. Photographic print. Office of War Information Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (206)
  • Teheran Conference commemorative postcards, 1943. W. Averell Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (207)
  • Summary of the third regular session of the Teheran Meeting, November 30, 1943. Typed memorandum. Facsimile. W. Averell Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (208)
  • Autographed card, 1943. W. Averell Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (209)
  • Associated Press. Churchill At Work on the War Again, 1943. Copyprint. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (211)

Operation Overlord

  • “Seppla” [Josef Plank], Churchill as an octopus, between 1935 and 1943. Drawing. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (213) LC-USZ62-54514
  • Winston Churchill to Franklin Roosevelt, August 23, 1944. Telegram. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K (213.1) © Crown copyright 1944 Archival Reference # CHAR 20/170/59
  • Winston Churchill to Anthony Eden, July 7, 1944. Facsimile. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (213.2)
  • Winston Churchill to Anthony Eden, July 11, 1944. Facsimile. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (213.3)
  • George S. Patton. Diary entry, May 1, 1944. Page 2 - Page 3 Holograph diary. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (215)
  • Associated Press. A Serious Inspection, 1944. Copyprint. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (216)
  • Twelfth Army Group. Situation - 2400 HRS 6 JUNE 1944 HQ. FUSAG, 1944. Printed map. Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress (219)
  • Dwight David Eisenhower. “Order of the Day,” June 6, 1944. Printed brochure. Carl Spaatz Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (219.1)
  • Robert Sargent. Taxis to Hell-and Back, 1944. Photographic print.Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (219.2)
  • U.S. Maritime Commission. Bird's-eye view of landing craft, barrage balloons, and allied troops landing in Normandy, France on D-Day, 1944. Photograph. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (219.3) [Digital ID# cph 3c11201]
  • Admiral Bertram Ramsay to Winston Churchill, May 16, 1944. Page 2 Typescript letter. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (219.4) © Crown copyright 1944 Archival Reference # CHAR 20/136/11
  • George McDonald to Carl Spaatz. June 21, 1944. Typed report. Carl A. Spaatz Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (219.5)
  • Cartoon showing D-Day invasion of France by British troops in a parody of the Bayeux Tapestry, 1944. Ink and watercolor drawing. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (220) LC-USZ62-98021 Rea Irvin, © 1944, Shown Online Courtesy Virginia Irvin Trust.

Victory and Defeat

  • W. Averell Harriman to Franklin Roosevelt, October 11, 1944. Typed cable. W. Averell Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (222)
  • Manuscript map, 1945. W. Averell Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (223)
  • Memorandum of conversation, Yalta Conference, February 4, 1945. Page 2 W. Averell Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (224)
  • Crimean Conference, 1945. Copyprint. Encyclopedia Britannica Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (225) LC-USZ62-7449 [Digital ID# cph 3a10098]
  • Churchill on the Siegfried Line, 1945. Copyprint. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (229)
  • Clementine Churchill to W. Averell Harriman, April 13, 1945. Holograph letter. W. Averell Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (230.1)
  • Winston Churchill to President Harry S Truman, May 9, 1945. Page 2 Telegram. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (232) © Crown copyright 1945, Archival Reference # CHAR 20/218/56-57
  • Associated Press. Churchills Leave Thanksgiving Service, 1945. Copyprint. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (234)
  • Harry Truman and Winston Churchill, 1945. Copyprint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (237)
  • Daniel Bishop. Dropping the Pilot, 1945. Drawing. Cartoon Drawings Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (240) LC-USZ62-34339 [Digital ID# cph 3a34835]
  • Acme Radiophoto. The Churchills Evacuate, 1945. Copyprint. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (242)

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Cold War and Long Sunset

Lifting the Iron Curtain

  • Acme. Churchills Arrive in U.S. for Vacation, 1946. Copyprint. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (246)
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower and Winston Churchill, 1946. Photograph. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (248) LC-USZ62-65039 [Digital ID# cph 3b12604]
  • Speaking at Fulton, Missouri, March 5, 1946. Sound disc. Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress (252)
  • Associated Press. Rain-spattered Churchill Gazes at Statue, 1946. Copyprint. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (253)
  • Winston Churchill. Speech to the Virginia General Assembly, March 8, 1946. Typescript. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (254)
  • Acme Telephoto. On the Campus Grounds, 1946. Copyprint. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Phoographs Division, Library of Congress (256)
  • Associated Press. Churchill Places Wreath on Grave, 1946. Photograph. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (259)
  • President Harry S Truman to Winston Churchill, July 10, 1948. Page 2 - Page 3 - Page 4 Holograph letter. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (261)
  • [For a stable peace! Against those who would ignite a new war], 1949. Poster. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (269)
  • Acme. Old Friends Get Together, 1951. Photograph. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (279)
  • Edwin Marcus. New Year Callers, 1952. Used Online Courtesy of the Marcus Family. Cartoon Drawings Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (280) LC-USZ62-100017 [Digital ID# acd 2a10549]
  • Associated Press. Meeting of Three Old Friends, 1953. Photograph. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (282) NYWT&S 2657F
  • United Press. “Irish Minute Men” Picket Churchill, 1953. Photograph. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (283) NYWT&S 1016997
  • Associated Press. A Flower For the President, 1953. Photograph. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (284) NYWT&S 123
  • United Press. Hail and Farewell, 1953. Photograph. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (288)
  • Sir Winston Churchill to President Dwight D. Eisenhower, November 12, 1953. Telegram. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (288.1) © Crown copyright 1953, Archival Reference # CHUR 6/3A/83
  • President Dwight D. Eisenhower to Sir Winston Churchill, March 22, 1955. Page 2 - Page 3 - Page 4 Typescript letter. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (290)
  • Sir Winston Churchill to President Dwight D. Eisenhower, April 1955. Page 2 Draft typescript letter with annotations. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (292 ) © Crown copyright 1955, Archival Reference # CHUR 2/217/37-38

The Final Decade

  • Toni Frissell. Winston, Randolph, and Winston Churchill, 1953. Copyprint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (285)
  • Toni Frissell. Winston Churchill Observes the Ceremony of Trooping the Color, 1953. Copyprint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (287) LC-F9-04-5306-100-34
  • Edwin Marcus. Co-pilots, 1955. Drawing. Used Online Courtesy of the Marcus Family Cartoon Drawings Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (294) [Digital ID# acd 2a10484]
  • United Press. Churchill Bows Out, 1955. Photograph. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (295)
  • Winston Churchill to Henry R. Luce, December 6, 1956. Typed letter. Henry Luce Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (297)
  • President Dwight D. Eisenhower to Sir Winston Churchill, May 26, 1959. Typescript letter with signature. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (303)
  • President Dwight D. Eisenhower to Sir Winston Churchill, May 12, 1958. Typescript letter with autograph. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (303.1)
  • Carol to Sir Winston Churchill, May 1959. Holograph letters.Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (304 a-b)
  • Ed Ford. Churchill & Baruch Talk in Car in Front of Baruch's Home, 1961. Photograph. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (305)
  • President John F. Kennedy to Sir Winston Churchill, July 6, 1962. Telegram. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (307)
  • Leslie Illingworth. The Bridge, 1963. India ink and pencil drawing. Used online courtesy of the Daily Mail. Swann Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (308)
  • Winston Churchill Becomes A Citizen, 1963. Sound Reel. Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress (309)
  • The Order of Service for the Funeral of The Right Honourable Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill K.G., O.M., C.H., 1965. Printed pamphlet. Page 2 Earl Warren Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (310)
  • Bill Mauldin, Lion shedding a tear, 1965. Ink, crayon, and white out drawing. © 1965 by Bill Mauldin. Reproduced with permission. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (311)

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