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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Edward T. Burke Jr. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-03.0139
Scope and Contents The materials in the Edward T. Burke Jr. collection document activities of a U.S. Navy Chief Torpedoman who served on the U.S.S. Broome in the Atlantic and Mediterranean theaters during World War II and his life after the war. i) This collection consists of personal correspondence between Mr. Burke and his wife from 1940 to 1946, military personnel orders, military certificates, a personal journal of Mr. Burke’s regarding torpedo notes, photocopies and original copies of pictures depicting civilian life and naval life, papers covering post-war memorial involvement, Four Piper Destroyer Fellowship materials, video interviews of Edward T. Burke Jr., World War II documentaries,...
Dates: Created: 1940-2003; Other: Majority of material found within 1940-1946; Other: Date acquired: 07/10/2003

Claribel Jett collection of certificates

 Collection — Box: 150
Identifier: MSS 80-06
Scope and Contents

This collection contains three certificates. One is an admittance to the bar for James Henry Millican, dated February 8, 1943, Tallahassee, Florida. Another is a membership certificate for the American Legion for J. A. Grant, dated April 1, 1943. The final certificate is a membership certificate for the Imperial Council of the Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for Sylvester Alphonso Grant, dated March 11, 1924, Jacksonville, Florida.

Dates: Created: 1924, 1943

Angie Croy collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-98.0574
Content Description

This collection relates to Angie Croy and her father, Aviation Machinist's Mate Felder Lang Howell, who was killed in a car accident while on duty at Corry Field in Pensacola, Florida. The collection consists of two scrapbooks from World War II, one belonging to Angie Croy, the other assembled by her mother. The scrapbooks include photographs, greeting cards, newspapers, and magazine clippings. The collection also includes letters, telegrams, certificates, and military documents all pertaining to Howell and his family. Artifacts include jewelry, a gold star flag, a floral arrangement ribbon, and a medal awarded posthumously.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1941-1951

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Torpedoes--United States 2
World War, 1939-1945 2
Certificates 1
Charleston Naval Base (S.C.) 1
Children's literature 1