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Ernie and Chris Conte collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2016 Box, Folder: 16.0009 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-16.0009
Scope and Contents

This collection includes seven newspaper issues, dated from June 9, 1950 to July 21, 1950. The Great Lakes Bulletin was a weekly publication exclusive to the U.S. Naval Training Center in Great Lakes, Illinois.

Dates: Created: June 1950- July 1950; Other: Date acquired: 05/19/2016

Luther Samuel Ely Jr. collection

 File — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box, Folder: 09.0022 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-09.0022
Content Description

This collection relates to Chief Petty Officer Luther Samuel Ely Jr. who served as an Electrician's Mate aboard the USS Ordronaux during World War II. This collection contains a manuscript titled "World War II Experiences of Luther Samuel Ely, Jr." where Ely describes his experiences in Basic Training, at Fore River Shipyard, and in England, Ireland, and the Mediterranean from 1942 to 1944.

Dates: Event: Majority of material found within 1942-1944

Wayne Mixson transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0483 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-01.0483
Scope and Contents

The collection of Wayne Mixson contains an oral history transcript of an interview provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History. Mixson, who would later serve as the 39th Governor of Florida, served in the United States Navy from 1942-1946 and participated in the Lighter-Than-Air Project; he worked with a crew in EP Squadron 14, a blimp squadron.

Dates: Created: 1999