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Washington (D.C.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Hazel Louis Bowman collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 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

Craig Darius Whitesell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 08.0187
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Private First Class Craig Darius Whitesell who served as an armorer with the 3rd Search Attack at Langley Field, VA during World War II. He was stationed in Atlantic City, NJ, Buckley Field, CO, Langley Field, VA, Florence, SC, and Great Bend, KS. This collection includes letters, documents, postcards, photographs, and newspaper clippings. The letters in this collection were written by Whitesell to his parents throughout his time in the Army Air Corps. His letters detail the life of a mainland armorer in the Army Air Corps, which includes training classes, KP and guard duty, and relations between privates and their superiors. He also discusses...
Dates: Created: 1942 - 1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/04/2009

Barbara Lane Daley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00.0608
Scope and Contents This collection pertains to Barbara Lane Daley who served in the US Coast Guard Women's Reserve (SPARS) from 1944 to 1946. She was stationed at the US Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington D.C. The collection contains a photocopy of a scrapbook, photographs, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and various documents including pamphlets, postcards, menus, a restaurant placemat, and certificates. The newspaper clippings in this collection include photocopies as well as the original newspaper clippings of major U.S. events during WWII, such as President Roosevelt's death, the bombing of Pearl Harbor and Japan's surrender. Daley's scrapbook includes photographs of herself, military friends, and...
Dates: Created: 1944-1946; Other: Date acquired: 10/28/2003

Clifford Kenneth Dodd collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 18.0028
Content Description

This collection includes photographs and letters from the military career of Clifford Kenneth Dodd, who served in the Army Corps of Engineering during WWII. Included are official National Park Service photographs of various generals, diplomats, historic events, and Washington, D.C. Also included are photographs from Dodd's military time from basic training to his time in the Philippines. The included letters are correspondence from Dodd to his mother Marion F. Dodd. Also included are photographs from Frank Joseph Kelley, of Guam reconstruction.

Dates: 1939-1946; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-06-05

Florence Gregory Walker Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: HP 2009-030
Scope and Contents

Personal items of Florida State College for Women student Florence Gregory (B.A. Sociology, 1940) and Florida State University (M.S., Social Work, 1962). Items includes photographs, scrapbooks, and other ephemera related to her years as a student at FSCW/FSU.



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: Created: 1931-1962; Other: Majority of material found in 1931-1947; Other: Date acquired: 07/01/2009

Harriette Shulman papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box 13 (02.0330-02.0372), Folder: 02.0360 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.0360
Scope and Contents

In an oral history interview, Harriette Shulman recalls her experiences as a war bond coordinator on the Home Front during World War II.  A good portion of the transcript is off topic about World War II, but it also contains information on how Shulman, who is Jewish, dealt with American anti-Semitism. Here she talks about anti-Semitism and slurs used against her by acquaintances.

Dates: Created: 1921-1951; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 12/12/2001

Thurston Macon transcript

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box 21 (01.0508-01.0524), Folder: 01.0511 - Folder 1
Identifier: 01.0511
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Thurston Macon who served as a Corporal in the United States Army with 799th Military Police Battalion during World War II. Within this interview, Macon describes his basic training at Fort Custer in Battle Creek, Michigan, his trip to Australia on the USAT Willard A. Holbrook. He describes his guard detail for General MacArthur in Brisbane, Australia, and Manila, as well as his personal interaction with MacArthur. Macon was also chosen as an honor guard for the Yamashita trial in late 1945.

Dates: Created: 1941-1946; Other: Date acquired: 10/02/2001

Juanita Pauline Marotta Collection

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box 4 (06.0201-06.0215), Folder: 06.0203-Folder 1
Identifier: 06.0203
Content Description

This collection relates to Juanita P. Marotta, a woman that enlisted in the Women's Army Auxillary Corps (later Women's Army Corps). The collection contains a portrait photograph of Juanita P. Marotta from her time in the Women's Army Corps and another later photograph that is un-dated from her personal life. It also contains a transcript of her oral history interview.

Dates: 1943-2006; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-04-03

Orwin Rush Newspaper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2015-004
Scope and Contents

Collection of mostly Southern newspapers. Originally under NWP 0-1 in catalog records.

Dates: Created: 1861-1920; Other: Majority of material found in 1860-1869

Editha Anderson Shaw collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 07.0036
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to the nursing career of Editha Anderson Shaw, which began in 1944 as a member of the U.S. States Cadet Nurses Corps in 1946. This collection contains photographs, correspondence, an oral history transcript, and a series of objects. The bulk of collection focuses on Shaw’s training at the School of Nursing at Riverside Hospital in Newport News, Virginia and Children’s Hospital School of Nursing in Washington, DC. The collection includes an extensive oral history about her childhood, education, observation about racial segregation in the south, medical care offered to returning World War II veterans, and postwar career in nursing.

Dates: 1944-2007; Other: Date accessioned: 2007-04-03

Gloria Sullivan transcript

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box 8 (04.0264-04.0310), Folder: 04.0303 - Folder 1
Identifier: 04.0303
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Gloria Sullivant and her experiences while she served in the U.S. Navy WAVES during World War II. This collection contains an oral history interview transcript.

Dates: 1942-1945; Other: Date accessioned: 2004-11-19

Hugh Zeigler papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box 11 (01.0278-01.0305), Folder: 01.0300 - Folder 1
Identifier: 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