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Clarence H. and Elizabeth P. Ratliff collection

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box 2 (06.0075-06.0150), Folder: 06.0093 - Folder 1
Identifier: 06.0093

Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Lieutenant Clarence H. Ratliff who served in the United States Navy during World War II and his wife Elizabeth P. Ratliff who served in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps for almost 7 years. This collection contains military documents, photograph negatives, and miscellaneous documents related to their service.


  • 1944-1951
  • Other: Date accessioned: 2006-06-07


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

Lieutenant Clarence H. Ratliff was born on December 1st, 1914 in Jasper, Florida. He entered active duty on December 30, 1941 where he served in the U.S. Navy. Following his service, he owned Ratliff Motor Company in Live Oak, Florida. Clarence Ratliff passed away on February 9, 1999 at the age of 84. He is buried at Live Oak Cemetery in Live Oak, Florida.

Elizabeth P. Ratliff was born on October 5th, 1916 in Wauchula, Florida. She served in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps for almost 7 years. She passed away on January 11th, 2005 at the age of 88. She is buried at the Live Oak Cemetery in Live Oak, 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.

Clarence H. and Elizabeth P. Ratliff collection
Beatrice Dain
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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