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Harold W. Benzenberg collection

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box 2 (06.0075-06.0150), Folder: 06.0091 - Folder 1
Identifier: 06.0091

Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Harold W. Benzenberg who served as a Photographer's Mate Third Class, and as a submarine spotter on the U.S. coast in New York and Maryland during World War II. This collection contains Benzenberg's certificate of fitness, honorable discharge papers, dog tags, certificate of satisfactory service, navy training course certificate, selective service system request, notice of separation service, and three photographs.


  • Majority of material found within 1944-1954
  • Other: Date accessioned: 2006-06-06


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Harold W. Benzenberg was born on November 12, 1911 in Brooklyn, New York. Benzenberg served during World War II as a submarine spotter on the U.S. coast and as a Photographer’s Mate third class. He served in New York City, Sampson, New York, Lido Beach, New York, and Petuxent River, Maryland. After his service, he worked as an engineer. Benzenberg passed away at the age of 92 on May 13, 2004 in Havana, Florida.


1 folders (1 folder)

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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.

Harold W. Benzenberg collection
Beatrice Dain
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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