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World War, 1914-1918

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Admiral Richard H. Leigh Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0-165
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of United States Navy Admiral Richard H. Leigh. They include a 17-volume holograph diary, dating 1917-1944, containing official orders, holograph and typed letters, newspaper clippings, printed programs, maps, pictures, and other related items. Also included is a four volume set of personal papers, and a book which Leigh entitled, Whereas, which consists of newspaper clippings, family pictures, programs, doctor bills, and other materials. Many of these documents relate to the history and development of the United States Navy, World War I, and events leading to the conflict with Japan and World War II. Other...
Dates: 1870-1944; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1958

Harold W. Benzenberg collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0091 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0091
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Harold W. Benzenberg who served as a Photographer's Mate Third Class, and as a submarine spotter on the U.S. coast in New York and Maryland during World War II. This collection contains Benzenberg's certificate of fitness, honorable discharge papers, dog tags, certificate of satisfactory service, navy training course certificate, selective service system request, notice of separation service, and three photographs.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1954

Bertha N. Baldwin Letters

 Collection — Box 137
Identifier: MSS 0-12
Scope and Contents This collection contains the letters written by Bertha Baldwin while overseas with the American Expeditionary Forces as a dietitian during World War I, 1914-1918. They are addressed to Miss Anna May Tracy, Florida State College for Women and Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida. Some letters are typed and some are manuscript, and were written from Paris, France, but two are written during her travels in the country. "The trip up the Marne" includes what she termed "My first trip east - Oct. 25 - from the Gare de l'Est." In this letter, she states that she traveled with the American Red Cross and "Bien Etre du Blesse," those who care for the wounded,...
Dates: Created: 1914-1918; Other: Date acquired: 04/16/1936

Bob Taggart papers

 Collection — Box 157
Identifier: MSS 89-2
Scope and Contents Typed autobiographical sketch of Bob Taggart, addressed to "My Dear Jerry." Contains reminiscences of Florida during the 1920s and his acquaintance with Jerry Willams Carter. Letter also covers his life in Texas as a boy and his many adventures throughout his varied careers as a telegraph operator, sailor, soldier, farmer and salesman. Taggart also goes in depth about his experiences serving in both World Wars. 61 pages.
Dates: Other: February 20, 1948

Catherine Fitzgerald Parramore gift

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0-200
Scope and Contents Collection includes letters with holograph poems, one of which was by Ernest Dowson. Newspaper clippings, newsletters and two pictures - one of Governor John W. Martin and one of Major John W. Tench.
Dates: Created: 1835-1933; Other: Date acquired: 07/01/1969

Franklin Peterson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-04.0127
Scope and Contents This collection contains Franklin Merle Peterson's personal correspondence, newspapers, ephemera, and photographs from Peterson’s lifetime. Peterson was a veteran of the First World War in France and the Second World War in the U.S. Army Air Corps.
Dates: Created: 1896-1984; Other: Date acquired: 01/27/2004

Fred E. Busbey Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1987-007
Scope and Contents Papers include official and personal correspondence, speeches and remarks, news clippings, memorabilia, photographs, audiograph discs, maps and background material. Many of the photographs and battle maps in the collection reflect his military activities in World War I. Topics include McCarthyism, the House of Un-American Activities Committee, Alger Hiss, and the Dresden bombing in World War II.
Dates: Created: 1910-1965

Goulding Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0-128
Scope and Contents Manuscripts, typescripts, diaries, photo albums, and government documents related to Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Goulding of Tallahassee, Florida and their ancestors, including materials on the American Civil War, Key West (1830-1863), rationing during World War II, YMCA activities during and after World War I, Florida bank notes (1860, 1870), and souvenir photo albums and guidebooks from global tourist destinations (1905-1911). This collection includes materials previously described as MSS 0-127. Restrictions on Use: Manuscript diary pages in Boxes 171B and 171C are fragile and not available to researchers without permission of the Manuscript and...
Dates: Created: 1830-1967; Other: Date acquired: 03/03/1973

Janet MacGowan West Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HP 2007-038
Scope and Contents The items in the Janet MacGowan West Collection contain a scrapbook related to her years as a student at Florida State College for Women as well as miscellaneous items including correspondence, a luggage tag, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: Created: 1917-1954

Lyle Salisbury transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0122 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0122
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript of an oral history interview with Lyle Salisbury who served with the 537th Engineer Light Pontoon Company during World War II in the European Theater from 1944 to January 1946.

He describes seeing the small Regen and Cham concentration camps. He also discusses the camaraderie with German civilians after the war was better than it was with the French.
Dates: Created: 1942-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 06/21/2006

Marion Hay Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 82-3
Scope and Contents The collection includes personal correspondence, classroom notes, and handouts, newspaper clippings and information about the travel agency Hay and her husband owned and operated in the 1930s. Included in the collection are also the papers of the Philosophy of Education Society Papers. The Philosophy of Education Society was organized in 1942. Its primary objectives were to advance and improve teaching in the Philosophy of Education, to cultivate fruitful relationships between workers in general philosophy and workers in philosophy of education, and to encourage promising young students in the field of philosophy of education. Marion Hay was President of the Society from 1955-1956...
Dates: Created: 1891-1980

Kenneth A. Skoog papers

 Collection — Box 05.0105 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-05.0105
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal papers of Kenneth A. Skoog.  Skoog served in the European Theater (ETO) in the 121st and the 118th US Army Signal Radio Intelligence Corps. His collection includes nine World War I photos and 82 World War II photos. The World War II photographs related to the 118th and 121st Signal Radio Intelligence Companies. Also included are personal photographs of Skoog, Charles A. Bowen, Jr., and Army comrades. There are photographs taken in Germany, Belgium, Holland, France, and Austria. The collection also includes letters from Charles A. Bowen, Jr., who was a U.S. Marine Corps photographer, to Kenneth A. Skoog. The letters include descriptions of fine art,...
Dates: 1942-1945; Other: Majority of material found within 1943; Other: Date acquired: 07/25/2005

Carlton K. Smith papers

 Collection — Box 99.0556 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-99.0556
Scope and Contents The collection of Carlton K. Smith, who served with the 185th Field Artillery during World War II, contains an oral history transcript of an interview provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History.  This collection also contains a World War II history magazine, correspondence with French General Pierre Denis, summaries of unit actions, personal letters to family, newspaper clippings, unit newsletters, a binder with photocopies of newspaper articles, and one copy of Liberty's Victorious Conflict: A Photographic History of the World War I. In the oral history interview, Smith discusses the combat situations in which he was involved including the crossing...
Dates: Created: 1919-1945; Other: Date acquired: 11/12/1999

William Daniel Marshman collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-07.0115
Scope and Contents This collection pertains to William Daniel Marshman who served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as Chief Quartermaster of the destroyer USS Barton (DD-599). Marshman was listed as missing in action, presumed killed in action, on November 14, 1942, when the Barton was sunk during the Guadalcanal campaign.  The collection contains Marshman’s Purple Heart Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, and American Campaign Medal. The collection also contains Marshman’s personnel records, photocopies of newspaper clippings, condolence letters, official correspondence in relation to his death, an issue of the ...
Dates: Created: 1915-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 10/16/2007

Wings of the Morning Typescript

 Collection — Box 310
Identifier: MSS 0-322
Abstract Typescript of the memoirs of Joyce Isabella Mann of New Harmony, Indiana, authored by Mary Lou Robson Fleming.
Dates: Created: 1967; Other: Date acquired: 06/07/1968

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