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Hazel Louis Bowman collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-10.0050
Content Description This collection relates to Hazel Louis Bowman who worked for the Signal Corps and lived in India with the American Red Cross for two years. Bowman's collection contains six full boxes, one oversize box, a phono records box, and two photograph boxes. Four of the boxes include letters written to and from Hazel to her parents, family, neighbors, and friends. The collection also contains an oral history transcript, newsletters and bulletins, American Red Cross publications, her diary, a book written by Bowman, photograph albums, and ephemera.
Dates: Event: Majority of material found within 1930-1948

Willard and Anna Carr collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-02.0165
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Samuel Rhea, M.D., Willard Carr, and Anna (Groover) Carr. Dr. Rhea served as a physician with the 377th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion attached to the 4th Infantry Division in the U.S. Army in the European Theater (ETO). Willard Carr served as an officer in the 377th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion and served in the European Theater of Operations. Anna (Groover) Carr served in the Red Cross as Director of the Enlisted Men's Club, Luchbal Barracks in Antwerp, Belgium. This collection contains artifacts, manuscripts, photographs, newspapers, maps, magazines, and military documents. Artifacts include Nazi memorabilia, uniform service clothing, and...
Dates: Created: 1942-1992; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1946; Other: Date acquired: 10/14/2002

James Crooke papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2005 Box, Folder: 05.0172 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-05.0172
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an oral history transcript of an interview with 2nd Lt. James J. Crooke, who served in World War II. Crooke served in the Army Air Corps with the 303rd Bomb Group in the European Theater (ETO).
Dates: 1921-1945; Other: Majority of material found within 1943; Other: Date acquired: 12/15/2005

Roger Field collection

 File — Box: Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0038 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-03.0038
Content Description This collection relates to Roger Field, who spent most World War II assisting as a civilian in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Field then attended Officer Candidate School in the summer of 1945 and worked for the Post-Hostilities Mapping Program in the Philippines after Japan's surrender. This collection contains an oral history transcript and short memoir where Field explains how his family military history in the military shaped his perceptions of the war and details the various opportunities for civilian engagement on the home front.
Dates: May 21, 2001; Event: Majority of material found within 1939-1948

Grace I. Fox and Mary Jane Martin-Vegue Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HP 2008-025
Scope and Contents The Grace I. Fox and Mary Jane Martin-Vegue Collection consists of a variety of materials relating to their involvement with Florida State University and their leadership in physical education in the state of Florida, as well as nationally. The Physical Education and Athletics Papers consist of documents relating to the physical education curriculum at Florida State University and materials concerning the involvement of Grace Fox, Mary Jane Martin-Vegue, and Katherine W. Montgomery in national and state-wide physical education and athletics organizations and associations.The collection includes official correspondence of Grace Imogene Fox, Mary Jane Martin-Vegue, and...
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Jean Crosby Olsen collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-12.0008
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Jean Crosby Olsen who served as an American Red Cross worker during and after World War II. This collection consists mostly of photographs taken by Olsen, personal artifacts from her deployments in France, Japan, and Guam (mainly pamphlets and booklets), as well as two nurses' caps, various Red Cross pins, and official I.D. card. This collection, in particular, reveals much about immediate post-war life in France and Japan, as well as an insight into China in the last year of Nationalist rule.
Dates: Created: 1937-2007; Other: Date acquired: 06/19/2012

Job C. Martin papers

 Collection — Container: Letters/Documents/Photographs
Identifier: 02-00.0555
Scope and Contents This collection contains the World War II 7th Infantry Division personal letters of U.S. Army Chaplain Assistant and Mess Sergeant Job C. Martin to his family in Pennsylvania. The collection also contains photographs and documents. Beginning with letters written while at the St. Fidelis Seminary in 1940 through his discharge in 1946, Martin discusses induction, basic training, anti-air training, reclassification, Pacific theater training in Ft. Ord, California, service in Oahu, the Philippines, Okinawa, and Seoul, Korea. His letters numbering, on average, several per week, provide a unique insight into the daily life of a G.I. Though he does not discuss combat due to censorship...
Dates: Created: 1940-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 05/25/2000

Johnson Wood papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0397 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-01.0397
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Staff Sergeant Johnson Wood's experiences during World War II as a machine gunner in the 100th Infantry Division, 398th Regiment, Company K. His papers include a lengthy and detailed oral history transcript, poems, and a short manuscript. These materials focus on his actions and thoughts during the war, as well as World War II in public memory and his personal relationships with friends and family.
Dates: Created: 1943-1999; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1947; Other: Date acquired: 09/20/2001

Leigh Jamison Gifford papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-17.0005
Scope and Contents This collection follows a woman who worked in the Red Cross administration at the 312th Station Hospital in England, and the 239th Station Hospital in France. It includes letters from the nurse to her mother and father, a local newspaper from the 312th Station Hospital, 2 portraits, 3 photographs of the English countryside and Stonehenge (taken by Eli Garfield Gifford), dog tags, and a modern US Military ID card. The letters are dated from December 1945 to May 1946.
Dates: Created: 1945-2009; Other: Majority of material found in 1945-1946; Other: Date acquired: 04/12/2017

Melvin Rackleff collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-04.0094
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of the personal possessions of Capt. Melvin M. Rackleff, as they relate to the Second World War and subsequent postwar occupation of Germany as a U.S. Army doctor. Included in this collection are letters written to his wife, Hazel Rackleff, during and immediately following the war. Other ephemera from Rackleff's time overseas is included. Additionally, several books, many from his time during the occupation of Germany, are included. Four maps from the immediate post-war period show the division of Germany and town layouts. One box contains several photograph albums that originally belonged to a German family.
Dates: Created: 1912-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-1946; Other: Date acquired: 11/12/1999

Collier County Museum collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-17.0016
Scope and Contents This deaccessioned Collier County Museum, Naples, FL World War II collection includes four separate collections.  The first collection relates to Technician Fourth Grade Sergeant Dale E. Hortin who served with the 210th Field Artillery Battalion, 33rd Infantry Division,  in the Pacific Theater, which includes photographs, documents, foreign currency, and German stamps. The second collection includes U.S. ration booklets and ration documents. The third collection relates to Sheila Pritchard who served as an American Red Cross Nurse's Aide, which includes Red Cross documents and patches. The fourth collection relates to Corporal Frank Taylor who served in the Pacific Theater and includes...
Dates: 1942-1959; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/03/2017

George R. and Laura E. Nehls collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-08.0113
Scope and Contents This collection is related to U.S. Army Captain George R. Nehls and 1st Lieutenant Laura E. Nehls who served in the Medical Corps during World War II. George served with Company "H", 136th Medical Regiment, 34th Infantry Division. This collection contains personal papers, letters, financial documents, military documents, books, army publications including training manuals, artifacts, artifacts, and uniform pieces from George R. and Laura E. Nehls during their World War II service. The collection also contains a three-page interview transcript, and photograph, of Robert Perry Teeple, brother of Laura E. Nehls, who served with the 86th Fighter-Bomber Group in Italy during World War II, was...
Dates: 1940-1996; Other: Date acquired: 05/06/2008

Helen D. Nowels-Mark collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-00.0262
Scope and Contents Helen D. Nowels-Mark served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps stationed in the North African and Pacific Theaters during the World War II. This collection contains letters sent to Helen D. Nowels-Marks from soldiers she had met at her various stations. They reflect the trials of long-distance love, the frustrations of war, and the relief at the war's end. Included in this collection are photographs and newspaper articles about some of her nurse friends, a picture diary, and her wedding in 1952.
Dates: 1943-1948; Other: Majority of material found within 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/13/2000

Peggy Barker Teague Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: HP 2008-028
Scope and Contents The collection features items relating to clubs and organizations that Peggy Barker Teague was involved with during her years at Florida State College for Women, especially the Spirogira honor society, Tarpon Club, and the College Government Association. This includes newspaper clippings, ephemeral documents, and two scrapbooks containing similar documents and items. The largest item is a pillow with the Spirogira skull and cross bones.
Dates: Created: 1939-1943

Richard Hollis Marsh manuscript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0036 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-01.0036
Scope and Contents The collection contains a memoir written by Richard Hollis Marsh who served in the Merchant Marines in the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II and Tony Marsh who worked at the Italian Consulate. The narrative outlines Marsh's experiences in the Pacific and experiences in the Italian Consulate in Tientsin, China. The narrative outlines Richard March's experiences in the Pacific and Tony Marsh's experiences in the Italian Consulate in Tientsin, China. The memoir does not contain many details about the war, because it covers the long time period between 1939 to 1946, and only has short descriptions for each year. However, it does contain important information such as...
Dates: Created: 1939-1946; Other: Date acquired: 02/13/2003

Sidney Rochelson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-00.0665
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters written by Sidney Rochelson to his parents while he was attending medical school in the 1930s, while he was attending Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, during World War II, and the remainder of his life. Also incuded are letters to and from his wife Martha while he served as a surgeon with the 624th Medical Clearance Company in the European Theater of Operations during World War II.
Dates: Created: 1933-1992; Other: Date acquired: 10/12/2000

Theodore Harrington collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-98.0371
Scope and Contents The Theodore Harrington Collection contains items gathered by Theodore Harrington's mother and pertain to his time as an airman on the home front during World War II. The majority of the collection centers around his years of service in the Army Air Corps, from 1944-1945. Contained in the collection are folders with material created by Harrington or those around him, including letters, journal and memoir entries, and photographs. The letters are primarily from Harrington to either friends or his parents. The photographs feature servicemen posing with women or are of Harrington's family. The remainder of the collection includes newspaper clippings, church bulletins, postcards,...
Dates: Created: 1942-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 06/16/1998

Lawrence E. Vaughan collection

 Collection — Box: 00.0651 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-00.0651
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Lawrence E. Vaughan who served with the 2811 Engineers Pipeline District Company of the Army Corps of Engineers during World War II in the Pacific Theater. This collection includes letters, journal entries, and a manuscript memoir, and documents.
Dates: Created: 1942-1946; Other: Date acquired: 12/10/2007

William H. Wallace collection

 Collection — Box: 15.0022 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-15.0022
Abstract The William H. Wallace Collection was donated to Florida State University by Robin Wallace Turco in May 2015.  The centerpiece of the Wallace Collection is a series of forty-six letters and postcards from Josette Asphiotis, a French penpal, to American airman William Wallace from 1944 to 1946.
Dates: Created: 1944-1946; Other: Date acquired: 05/26/2015

Robert C. and Juanita Watson papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2005 Box, Folder: 05.0113 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-05.0113
Scope and Contents This World War II collection relates to Robert C. Watson, an African American soldier who served in the Navy during World War II. It contains a page of the roll call from the 316th Port Company with Robert C. Watson's name. There are also news articles and comics from the base. There are photographs of Robert C. Watson's unit and his Veteran's questionnaire. There is also an article he wrote about his experience as a black man who appeared white in the Navy.
Dates: 1943-2005; Other: Majority of material found within 1944; Other: Date acquired: 2005