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Anne Levine Filardo papers

 Collection — Container: 00.0171 - Box 1
Identifier: 00.0171

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters, bulletins, pamphlets, newspapers, and photographs of a homefront worker during WWII. Anne Levine Filardo served as a machinist at Ranger Aircraft and a teacher at Kaiser Swan Island Shipyard - Childcare Center. This collection contains letters, bulletins, pamphlets, newspapers, and photographs. The documents included contain information on nutritional health, the history of the child care center, activities for children during air raids, and consumer information related to war bond budgets and home economics.


  • Created: 1942-1945
  • Other: Date acquired: 10/10/2000


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 or Historical Information

Anne Levine Filardo was born in Brooklyn, New York on May 5, 1922, and passed away on April 24, 2010. She was a graduate of Brooklyn and Bank Street Colleges and NYU. She served as a machinist at Ranger Aircraft in Queens, New York which at the time was a division of the Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corporation and later became head teacher of the after-school program for six to ten-year-olds at Kaiser Swan Island Shipyard in Portland, Oregon. The child care center provided health services, recreation, education, meals and beds for children whose mothers worked in the shipyard. Filardo often incorporated music and crafts into the children's schedule. Filardo's day typically began at 3:30 pm until parents picked up their children near midnight.

Note written by Jenna Pope


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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.

Source of Acquisition

Anne Levine Filardo

Method of Acquisition


Anne Levine Filardo papers
Jenna Pope
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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