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Neil Betten collection

 Collection — Box: 01.0097 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-01.0097

Content Description

This collection was compiled by former Florida State University Department of History professor Neil Betten. It contains 41 copies of Congress Weekly: A Review of Jewish Interests from February 1942 to June 1944. This weekly newsletter was published by the American Jewish Congress, which was headed by Stephen Wise. The newsletter includes a column, "News of the Women's Division." The newsletter covered topics such as the Warsaw Ghetto, Jewish soldiers in the U.S. military, Palestine, Zionism, and current issues in the United States and overseas affecting Jews. The collection also contains a Ph.D. dissertation by Peggy G. Pelt, "Wainwright Shipyard: Impact of a World War II War Industry in Panama City, Florida." The dissertation contains oral histories that document work and Home Front conditions related to this shipping building company.


  • 1942-1944
  • 1994

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish, exhibit, or broadcast works from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience must be requested and granted in writing by the director of the Institute. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Institute on World War II as the owner of the physical items and the copyright holder. Possession of a copy of an item does not constitute permission to publish, exhibit, or broadcast it. The Institute on World War II and the Human Experience reserves the right to refuse permission to individuals and publishers who have not complied with its policies. Permission fees must be paid before images are provided. Please contact the director of the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience for current publication and duplication rates. The institute does not have copyright, but the donor is not aware of any heirs to the creator. There is a limited restriction for reasons outlined in the rights statement.

Biographical / Historical

Neil Betten is a former professor and chair of the Department of History at Florida State University.


1 boxes (One 1/4 box)

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Neil Betten collection
Beatrice Dain
April 29, 2020
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Repository Details

Part of the Institute on WWII and the Human Experience Repository

Florida State University
Room 401 BEL, 113 Collegiate Loop
Tallahassee FL 32306 US