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Angie Croy collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-98.0574

Content Description

This collection relates to Angie Croy and her father, Aviation Machinist's Mate Felder Lang Howell, who was killed in a car accident while on duty at Corry Field in Pensacola, Florida. The collection consists of two scrapbooks from World War II, one belonging to Angie Croy, the other assembled by her mother. The scrapbooks include photographs, greeting cards, newspapers, and magazine clippings. The collection also includes letters, telegrams, certificates, and military documents all pertaining to Howell and his family. Artifacts include jewelry, a gold star flag, a floral arrangement ribbon, and a medal awarded posthumously.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1941-1951

Creator

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.

Biographical / Historical

Felder Lang Howell was born on May 16 1916 in Branford, Florida. On November 30, 1935, Howell married Lorayne Barbour. They had two children together, Ralph and Angie Howell. Howell enlisted in the U.S. Navy in September 1942 and received training in Norfolk, Viginia. He was then transferred to Corry Field in Pensacola, Florida in October 1942. He served as an Aviation Machinist's Mate, Second Class, and worked as a naval air mechanic specialized in electrical work. On August 18,1943, Felder was killed in a car accident while on duty as he traveled to Corry Field in Pensacola, Florida. He is buried at the McCalls Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery in Hatchbend, Florida.

Extent

2 boxes (2 boxes)

1 folders : Oversize folder

Language of Materials

English

Title
Angie Croy collection
Author
Sara Canon
Date
04-01-2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Institute on WWII and the Human Experience Repository