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World War, 1939-1945--Religion

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Eugene S. Brown transcript

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2003 Box 4 (03.0078-03.0124), Folder: 03.0105 - Folder 1
Identifier: 03.0105
Scope and Contents

Eugene S. Brown served as a member of the 78th Infantry Division in the European Theater during World War II. He served from 1943-1946. His unit arrived in France in November of 1944. He performed duties as a runner and a jeep driver for his unit. This collection contains a transcript from an interview conducted June 7, 2000.

Dates: Created: 1923-2000; Other: Majority of material found within 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 06/10/2003

Anthony T. DeMuro papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2019 box, Folder: 19.0016 - Folder 1
Identifier: 19.0016

These papers relate to Private First Class Anthony T. Demuro who served with Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Demuro participated in the Battle of Okinawa. The papers include letters and photographs.

Dates: 1944-1946; Other: Date accessioned

Francis Edwards transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box 2 (06.0075-06.0150), Folder: 06.0112 - Folder 1
Identifier: 06.0112
Content Description

This collection relates to Francis Edwards who served in the 20th U.S. Army Air Force, 58th Group, 25th Squadron in the Pacific theater. This collection contains an oral history transcript detailing his service during the war and his return to the U.S.

Dates: March 11, 2005; Event: Majority of material found within 1942-1946

Hilbert Levitz transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2011 Box (11.0001-11.0095), Folder: 11.0057 - Folder 1
Identifier: 11.0057
Scope and Contents

Hilbert Levitz's oral history discusses his childhood and teenage years growing up during the war and his career as a professor at multiple universities. His wartime memories consist of learning about Pearl Harbor, Adolf Hitler, his family's involvement in the war, war bonds, the Holocaust, the 1939 World's Fair, and the advancement of technology. Levitz also goes into depth about his short time in the army during the Korean War, his higher education, and computer science.

Dates: Created: 1939-2003; Other: Majority of material found in 1939-1969; Other: Date acquired: 08/30/2011

Fannie Hutchison transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box, Folder: 99.0290 - Folder 1
Identifier: 99.0290
Content Description

This collection relates to Fannie Hutchison, a Wainwright shipyard employee during World War II. This collection contains an oral history transcript of an interview with Hutchison. She tells her experience as an electric welder on the night shift from 1942-1945. Hutchison shares that she had six sons in service, including one step-son that was taken as a prisoner of war by the Japanese. She describes her typical workday, as well as an incident where a man was injured on the job. Hutchison also comments on the diversity of workers at the shipyard and recounts preaching the Bible to shipyard workers. She discusses the pay difference between welders and tackers.

Dates: June 24, 1992; Event: Majority of material found within 1942-1945

Job C. Martin papers

 Collection — 00.0555 - Box 1
Identifier: 00.0555
Scope and Contents This collection contains the World War II 7th Infantry Division personal letters of U.S. Army Chaplain Assistant and Mess Sergeant Job C. Martin to his family in Pennsylvania. The collection also contains photographs and documents. Beginning with letters written while at the St. Fidelis Seminary in 1940 through his discharge in 1946, Martin discusses induction, basic training, anti-air training, reclassification, Pacific theater training in Ft. Ord, California, service in Oahu, the Philippines, Okinawa, and Seoul, Korea. His letters numbering, on average, several per week, provide a unique insight into the daily life of a G.I. Though he does not discuss combat due to...
Dates: Created: 1940-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 05/25/2000

John R. Long papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00.0556
Scope and Contents

This collection contains various materials that belonged to U.S. Navy Roman Catholic Chaplain John Robert Long, who served in the U.S. Navy from 1944-1966. The collection includes photographs, publications, religious literature and personal correspondence.

Dates: Created: 1939-1992; Other: Date acquired: 05/31/2000

Paul Curtis Koerner collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 06.0030
Scope and Contents The Paul Curtis Koerner Collection was donated by his daughter Judy Davis. The collection contains a variety of items, papers, and correspondence from Koerner's career as an Army Engineer in WWII. The collection contains his copy of the New Testament that he recieved while training at Camp Blanding, to his death certificate. Overall, the documents and letters provide a rough outline of the experience of army service, during and after the war.  This collection also contains a group photo, stop watch, and medals including Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Armed Forces Service and United Nations Medal, Korean Service Meadal, National Defense Medal, a screw driver, slide ruller, and German back...
Dates: Created: 1937-2003; Other: Date acquired: 2006-06-14; Other: Date accessioned: 2016-06-14

Barbara W. Makant collection

 Collection — Box 18.0024-Box 1
Identifier: 18.0024
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Barbara W. Makant who was a youth on the U.S. homefront during World War II. The collection includes a U.S. Jewish soldier's prayer book, seventeen History of the Second World War series magazines, and three History of the World War, Special series magazines.

Dates: 1941-1974; Publication: Majority of material found within 1973-1974; Other: Date acquired: 07/07/2018

Dorothy "Dot" Douglas Whittle collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00.0352
Abstract Dorothy "Dot" Douglas Whittle was ten years old when the Japanese invaded the Philippines in December 1941. The Japanese Army interned the Douglas family in civilian prisoner of war camps for the duration of World War II, including Camp John Hay, Camp Holmes, and Bilibid Prison. During this period, Whittle kept a diary to document everyday life in camp, including her schoolwork, schedule, games, and church activities. The US Army liberated the civilian prisoners at Bilibid Prison in February 1945 and the Douglas family subsequently repatriated to the United States. They settled in Florida, and Whittle continued high school and went on to graduate from Florida State University. She later...
Dates: Created: 1941-2007; Other: Date acquired: 05/17/2000