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Judie Campbell transcript

 File — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box 5 (04.0155-04.0183), Folder: 04.0155 - Folder 1
Identifier: 04.0155

Content Description

This collection relates to Judie Campbell who served in the U.S. Army with the 3104 General Quartermasters attached to the 450th Engineers in the European Theater of operations during World War II. This collection contains an oral history transcript where Campbell recounts his experiences in Liverpool, England, and throughout Europe as an African African. Campbell discusses desertion, his experiences being a squad leader, his experiences with European women, other soldiers who fathered children, and his experiences with race and racism.


  • Event: 1943-1945
  • Other: Date accessioned: 2004-06-25


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

Judie Campbell was born on November 20, 1922 in Jefferson County, Florida. Campbell was inducted into the U.S. Army in November 1943 and completed basic training in Wyoming. He served with the 3104 General Quartermasters attached to the 450th Engineers in England and across Europe. After his discharge, Campbell worked as a cement finisher and served as a deacon and trustee at Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Campbell passed away on June 12, 2008 at the age of 85. He is interred at Boland Community Cemetery in Monticello, 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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This interview was conducted by the Institue on World War II and the Human Experience.

Judie Campbell transcript
Beatrice Dain
April 19, 2021
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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