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This collection relates to MSGT John A. Watson who served with G-2, HQ company of 1st U.S. Army. He participated in the D-Day landing on Omaha Beach on 6 June 1944. He landed at 0730 with advance party of Col. Dixon's staff. This collection contains an oral history transcript. This interview is part of the Reichelt Program Oral History interview program. It was conducted on 26 April 1999 by Robin Sellers at the home of Karen Watson Skilling, the veteran's daughter, in Tallahassee, FL.
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.
This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript of Marcia Wilkinson who served with the USO on the home front during World War II. This collection also contains personal photographs.
This collection relates to Paul Zaccaria and Harry Walters Peters relatives who both served as enlisted in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theater of Operations. This collection contains Naval Uniforms from Paul Zaccaria and Harry Walters Peters, as well as Zaccaria's photographs of Nagasaki shortly after the atomic bombs were dropped and Prisoner of War repatriation.
This collection relates to Bert Williamson Webb who served as a Captain in the U.S. Army with the 178th Ordnance Depot Company during World War II in the European Theater of Operations. Webb received a Bronze Star Medal for his service. This collection includes a manuscript memoir of Webb's World War II service in the U.S. Army, photographs, unit history with roster, and pre-war cadet booklet.
This collection relates to Wilhelmina C. "Billie" Weezenaar who served as a U.S. Army Nurse during World War II in the United States, Oran, Algeria, and England. The collection contains a photograph album with pictures and captions, a letter of commendation and other war documents, foreign currency, unit patches, rank insignia, and newspaper articles. Also included in the collection are documents related to war service and nursing, a personell list of the 151st Station Hospital, an autograph book, personal letters, primarily from patients and colleagues, photographs, and a portrait.
This collection contains the personal papers, journals, documents, ephemera, and correspondence of the Weiner-Hartzog families in the years before during, and just after World War II. Correspondents include both imediate and extended family members, friends, and coworkers of both families.
This collection relates to Libby Werbner who served as a teacher with the Manzanar, California Japanese American Internment Camp during World War II. The collection includes an oral history interview transcripts and original photographs. Werbner describes her experience as a third grade teacher, Japanese culture, life in the camp, Army recruitment and the difference between her experiences at an internment camp and what she heard about concentration camps.
The West Yellow Pine Company records include correspondence, letterpress books, time books, invoices, account records, lumber orders, lumber reports, and railway waybills. The collection also includes the records of the Madison Southern Railway, owned by the West Yellow Pine Company.
Adolph Joseph Westheimer served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II in the Pacific Theater. The collection includes personal letters, government documents pertaining to his service, some postcards, tickets, papers with Japanese scripts, and Japanese artifacts. It also includes the oral history transcript of the Westheimer interview and manuscripts giving detailed descriptions and information on living conditions of Air Force members during the war in Japan. In addition, it includes the certificates of his physical conditions.
This collection contains a wide variety of materials realted to Weymouth Tyree Jordan, his life and his career. Includes biographical materials, correspondence, articles, photographs, writings, research materials, announcements, books, and related materials.
Photostat of a letter written August 21, 1861, by W.F. Barr at C.H., Culpepper, Virginia to S. Bleckley Esq. in Anderson, South Carolina. He wrote from the Confederate Hospital that he and "several others of our Regiment" were confined with measles. He gave as his location: "We are now encamped six miles north of where we were when Mr. Hammond was here at a place called Germantown..." Others mentioned in the letter were: Tom Bagwell, Jacob Maudlin, Mrs. Hubbard, B.A. McAlster, Jas. Sloan, and A.O.N. Call.
Correspondence, library surveys, reports, manuscript drafts, policy statements, photographs, architectural drawings, news clippings, and other materials documenting Joseph L. Wheeler's work as librarian, teacher, author, and library consultant.
The George Whitfield notebook contains records of transactions between 1859 and 1864 and as well as lists of slaves, tax lists, and receipts. It is revealing as to his character, general standing and financial responsibility.
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This collection centers around a Corporal and Combat Radio Operator in the 310th Bombardment Wing, 528th Bomb Squadron, 380th Bomb Group, in the Southwest Pacific theatre of World War II. It includes handwritten radio messages, commendations, strike reports, a copy of the Filipino Press from May of 1945, and a Japanese newspaper. It also includes twenty-two aerial photographs of the Southeast Pacific, including Saigon, Indochina, Formosa, and Muong Man, Vietnam. It also includes two envelopes without letters, a Christmas card, and a modern day article from CNN.
Holograph letter dated 1876, from William Archer Cooke to Hon. S. Pasco, Hon. G.P. Roney and W.D. Bloxham. The letter relates to counting votes cast in Florida for state electors of President and Vice President. Also known as MSS 0-79.
This folder contains the oral history of William Coleman recorded on May 15, 2003. Coleman served with the 101st Airborne Division in England and participated in the June 6, 1944 D-Day airborne operation into Normandy, France. He was later captured by German troops and spent time in a prisoner of war camp.
This collection relates to United States Marine Corps Private First Class William C. Erler who served as a Paramarine, and later with the 26th Marine Regiment, 5th Marine Division during World War II. William C. Erler was killed in action at Iwo Jima on March 2, 1945. The collection consists of photographs and several personal letters and papers, as well as artifacts, a parachute, gas mask, pins, marksmanship badges, and medals, including his posthumously awarded Purple Heart.
This collection relates to First Sergeant William Ernest Spence who served with the 11th Antiaircraft Auto Weapons Group in the European Theater during the World War II. The collection includes letters, foreign currency, military service documents, photographs, a newspaper, postcards, and ephemera.
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- Institute on WWII and the Human Experience 677
- Allen Music Library Special Collections 27
- FSU College of Law Research Center 4
- The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Archives 3
- Florida State University Libraries. Manuscripts Collections 531
- Florida State University Libraries. Heritage & University Archives 339
- World War, 1939-1945 316
- Correspondence 138
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 120
- Photographs 118
- Manuscripts 115
- Programs 100
- World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American 98
- World War, 1939-1945--Germany 93
- World War, 1939-1945--United States 89
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 70
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- United States. Army--Military life 61
- United States. Army--History 60
- United States. Army Ground Forces 58
- World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy 58
- Scrapbooks 53
- Invitation cards. 52
- Reports 47 ∧ less
- English 1649
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- Spanish; Castilian 4
- Italian 2
- Multiple languages 2
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Egyptian (Ancient) 1
- Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 1
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- No linguistic content; Not applicable 1 ∧ less
- Florida State College for Women 142
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- United States. Army. European Theater of Operations 86
- United States. Army 74
- United States. Army Air Forces 51
- United States. Navy 38
- Confederate States of America 35
- Conradi, Edward, 1869-1944 29
- University of Florida 24
- Campbell, Doak S. (Doak Sheridan), 1888-1973. 23
- Florida Flambeau 23
- Florida. Governor 23
- Florida State College for Women--Sports 21
- American Red Cross 20
- Collins, LeRoy 19
- F Club 19
- Florida State University. Flying High Circus 18
- Florida State University. Artist Series 17
- MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964 17
- Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 17 ∧ less