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Marie Oscar collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.0031


  • 1917-1945
  • Other: Date accessioned: 2002-07-22


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All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Biographical / Historical

Marie Oscar was born on March 27, 1917 in New York. She attended high school at Saugerties High School and attended Nursing School at Columbia University. Marie Oscar joined the U.S. Army Nurse Corps and trained in Oregon at Camp White. She was stationed in France for most of the war, but also spent time in Northern Ireland, Ireland, England, Germany, and Sweden. While in France, she cared for former Allied POWs. Later in life, she moved to Florida and volunteered at the Historical Museum of Southern Florida in Miami. She passed away on December 1, 2003 in Hialeah, FL.


2 Linear Feet (In addition to the two photograph boxes, there are two army nurse's capes, and one army women's uniform jacket are included.)

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Custodial History

Transferred from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience to FSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives in July 2022.

Marie Oscar collection
Rosa Boiser
September 24, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

116 Honors Way
PO Box 3062047
Tallahassee FL 32306-2047 US