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George Winton collection

 Collection — Box: 11.0079- Box 1
Identifier: 02-11.0079
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of letters and postcards written by Harry L. Lewis who served with the U.S. Army’s 158th Postal Company that was deployed to England and later France. The collection also consists of several additional letters and postcards from other Patterson residents to Lawrence Anderson of Patterson, New Jersey.

Dates: 1943-1947

George Ronald Wiszneauckas collection

 Collection — Box: 08.0171-Box 1
Identifier: 02-08.0171
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to George Ronald Wiszneauckas who served as a Captain in the U.S. Army as a Signal Officer for the 81st Infantry Division. This collection contains brochures from Camp San Luis Obispo, Camp Rucker, New Caledonia and other Pacific islands. The collection also includes newsletters from The Wildcat, a military newsletter, Japanese Naval binoculars, and military documents.

Dates: 1941-1946

Alan and Rita Wold collection

 Collection — oversize: 19.0026-Box 1
Identifier: 02-19.0026
Content Description

This collection relates to Alan and Rita Wold. Alan served as a Staff Sergeant with Company F, 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division in the European Theater during World War II. He received the Bronze Star Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, and Silver Star Medal. Rita Wold attended high school in Cleveland, Ohio during the war. The collection contains photographs, military documents, personal documents, marriage papers, and medals.

Dates: 1924-1949

Wood Civil War letter

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 1964-271
Scope and Contents

Manuscript letter written Feb. 6, 1865 "On the lines near Richmond" to Mrs. M.S. Wood from her husband; written on both sides, 2 sheets are both torn into 4 pieces by wear; letter in poor condition, faded, discolored, and badly worn.

Also known as MSS 0-271.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in February 6, 1865; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1960

World War I and II Papers

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 0-273
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two groups of items. There are three army regulations post cards dated "Somewhere in France," which are acknowledgement of thanks from soldiers at the front, and they are addressed to Miss C. Tracey at Erie, Pennsylvania, 1918. The other part of this collection is a newspaper, The Stars and Stripes, dated Tuesday, May 8, 1945, with headlines "Nazis Quit." With the newspaper are two arm bands of the Nazi armed forces, one red and black and one black on yellow.

Dates: Created: 1918-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1918, 1945; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/1935

Richard Bruce Worley collection

 Collection — Folder: Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box, Folder: 00.0422 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-00.0422
Content Description

This collection consists of six letters from Richard Bruce Worley, a U.S. Navy fireman who entered the service in 1944 and spent most of his time in northern and central California. The letters, dating from November of 1944 to June of 1945, are written to his parents in Ohio and describe a variety of his experiences living on army bases.

Dates: November 7, 1944 - June 30, 1945

Wrightson Ely Clinton, Sr. collection

 Collection — Container: Personal Papers and Artifacts
Identifier: 02-09.0005
Scope and Contents

This collection pertains to Corporal Wrightson Ely Clinton Sr., who served in the 116th Field Artillery Battalion of the United States Army National Guard's 31st Infantry Division. He served in the Netherland East Indies and the Philippines from 1944 to 1945 as a clerk of the Battery.

This collection consists of one half-box, primarily containing photographs and artifacts he was issued, collected, or awarded during his service. It also includes correspondence with his family, separation papers, scanned copies of the original scrapbook his photographs were stored in, and rosters of servicemen from his battalion.

Dates: Created: 1943-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 01/23/2009

Wyatt Blassingame papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-309
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials related to the publications and works of Wyatt Blassingame. Included are: For better or worse, 1951; manuscript entitled, In another country; The golden geyser, 1961, with a section written for Reader's Digest; The golden geyser, edited typescript; Halo of spears, 1962; Live from the devil, 1959, editor's copy with layout and notes; Medical corps heroes of World War II, 1969, galley sheets; Medical corps heroes of World War II, manuscript, first draft, notebook. There are also letters in the collection about Medical Corps heroes of World War II. They are sent to Random House, to and from the editor. Some letters are from the 92nd and 93rd...
Dates: 1951-1969

Edward Davis Wynot collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-16.0017
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to former Florida State University History professor Edward Davis Wynot, items are from his personal collection. The collection contains multi-media items about World War II including VHS sets and DVDs.  This collection also includes a World War I helmet. 

Dates: 1917-2009; Other: Date acquired: 07/04/2016

Kay Arton Young collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box, Folder: 04.0269 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-04.0269
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to First Lieutenant Kay Arton Young who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II. This collection contains a biography written by his daughter Nalani Young Wight, photographs of Kay, and a veteran questionnaire.

Dates: 1943-1945

Hugh Zeigler papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0300 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-01.0300
Scope and Contents

Hugh Zeigler served with the 454th Heavy Bomb Aviation Ordnance Company, handling and caring for bombs, during World War II in the Philippine Islands. He was captured there by the Japanese and spent the remainder of the war in a POW camp. This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript conducted on January 6, 2000.

Dates: Created: 1917-1951; Other: Date acquired: 07/26/2001

Alfred Zenger papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-05.0136
Scope and Contents

These papers relate to Sergeant Alfred Zenger who served in the U.S. Army in the 297th Infantry in Alaska, the Pacific, and in India. The collection contains one book on the history of the 297th Infantry, one manuscript, and a collection of newsletters.

Dates: 1941-2010; Other: Majority of material found within 2000-2010; Other: Date acquired: 10/29/2005

Phillip Zimmerman collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-18.0011
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to U.S. Navy Signalman 1st Class Phillip King Zimmerman who served aboard the U.S.S. Boston as a part of the first crew and the U.S.S. Baltimore heavy cruisers during World War II in the Pacific Theater. This collection includes two logbooks that Phillip Zimmerman maintained during his tour aboard the Boston , information relating to Zimmerman’s oral history, photographs from service, two of his hats, and ephemera.

Dates: 1936-2012

Abraham Zuckerman transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box, Folder: 09.0174 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-09.0174
Scope and Contents

This oral history interview transcript relates to Abraham Zuckerman who was a concentration camp survivor from Krakow, Poland during World War II and worked as a slave laborer for Oskar Schindler.

Dates: Event: 1939-1946; Record Keeping: Date acquired: 11/16/2009

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