Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
This collection relates to Lillian Louise Rudd Davisworth who worked as a civilian at Camp Murphy, in Stuart, Florida, first as a Camp Locator, and then after several promotions, was in charge of writing special orders. This collection contains Rudd's documentation from her time at Camp Murphy. Included are several newspaper clippings about Camp Murphy, a Camp Murphy Message Newspaper, and forms that recorded Rudd's employment. Also included is a transcript, from an interview of Rudd by FSU staff member Sellers, where she discusses her wartime experiences.
This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript of Joseph Jennings, who was enlisted in the U.S. Navy and worked as an aircraft radio operator during World War II and served in the South Atlantic guarding the Brazilian coastline near Rio do Janeiro. The interview covers his duties and anecdotes, like his training in Norfolk, VA, his emergency appendectomy, and his time in Dutch Guyana. The interview also describes his early years during the Great Depression in Oklahoma.
This collection relates to Melburn R. Mayfield who served in the U.S. Army in the European Theater of Operations. Mayfield served as a radio operator with Company C, 71st Infantry, 44th Infantry Division in France, Germany, and Austria. The collection contains a memoir and resume.
This collection relates to Thomas H. Gilliam who served in the U.S. Army in the Pacific Theater during World War II as a radar operator and was present during the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. This collection contains photocopies of black and white photographs taken during the war, a memoir of his experience written by David G. Verdier, and documents related to radar and the Pearl Harbor attack.