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Detroit (Mich.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Pasquale DiPierro collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 19.0021
Content Description

This collection relates to Electrician's Mate 1st Class Pasquale DiPierro who immigrated from Italy in 1920 and served with Company A, 5th Platoon, 118th Naval Construction Battalion, "Seabees" in the Pacific Theater during World War II on New Guinea and the Philippines. He was recalled during the Korean War and served again with the U.S. Navy in a construction battalion. The collection includes letters, military personnel documents, 118th Naval Construction Battalion newsletters, and objects.

Dates: 1943-1951; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-10-03

Elmer Reeves papers

 Collection — 99.0189 Box 1
Identifier: 99.0189
Scope and Contents

This collection primarily consists of letters, the majority sent from servicemen to the Elmer Reeves family, and very few from the Reeves themselves during World War II. These letters include V-Mail, and various post and Christmas cards, in addition to the normal letters. The collection also includes photographs of many of the senders and a full list of men from the community who served during the war.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1940-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1940-1945; Other: Date acquired: 04/07/1999

Helen Smoyer Pope Collection

 Collection — HUA Accessions Box 47
Identifier: HP-2008-020
Scope and Contents

The collection contains photographs and memorabilia related to Florida State College for Women, 1927-1930.

Online Copies Available

Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library as part of a larger photograph collection.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1927-1930

Laura Mae Jackson DuFore collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 01.0233
Scope and Contents This collection pertains to Laura Mae Jackson DuFore who served with the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps during World War II. The collection contains four letters that she wrote to her sister and family while she was overseas, two letters from friends, a collection of black and white photographs mainly from New Guinea and the Philippines, foreign currency, various military documents, artwork created by DuFore, a metal bracelet with the name “Laura” etched in, a cigarette lighter made from a .50 caliber round, a Japanese fan, a Japanese cigarette, an Enlisted Infantry collar pin, photocopies of two scrapbooks, and various newsletters from air fields, ships, or other posts. The collection...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1942-2008; Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 06/18/2001

Elmer J. Morinskey collection

 Collection — 20.0004 - Box 1
Identifier: 20.0004
Content Description

This collection relates to Elmer J. Morinskey who served as a sergeant with the 885th Guard Squadron at Romulus Army Air Field near Detroit, MI. The collection contains a photograph album, newspaper clippings, training certificates, and greeting cards.

Dates: Event: 1941-1957; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-02-06

Nowak, Jerry (Gerald Chester) (1936-04-15-2015-12-14)

Dates: Existence: 1936-04-15 - 2015-12-14

Von Tilzer, Harry, 1872-1946

Dates: Existence: 1872-07-08 - 1946-01-10