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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

E.M. "Betty" Stoddard manuscript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0005 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0005
Abstract

Betty Stoddard was an Englishwoman from London who worked in the Women's Land Army farming, and in an aircraft factory in London during World War II. She met her husband, an American army combat medic, in 1943 and married later that year. She then went through the process of receiving clearance to move to the United States. She traveled to the United States on the ship Mauretania with other British wives and hundreds of injured American soldiers, arriving in January 1945. She lived in Missouri with her in-laws until her husband returned and discharged in May 1945. They settled in Iowa.

Dates: Created: 2006-2006; Other: Majority of material found in 1939-1945; Other: Date acquired: 01/17/2006

Ross Hansen transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0114 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0114
Content Description

This collection relates to Ross Hansen who served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1946 in the Pacific Theatre. This collection contains an oral history transcript where Hansen details his work for the War Department during World War II and his life upon his return to the U.S.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-1946; Event: January 18, 2005

Seth A. McKinney collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-99.0191
Scope and Contents

Technical Sergeant Seth A. McKinney served as a flight engineer and a gunner on a B-24 Liberator stationed at Cerignola, Italy. He completed over 40 missions as a part of the 767th Bombardment Squadron, 461st Bombardment Group of the 15th Air Force.  This collection includes photographs, documents, and artifacts.

Dates: Created: 1917-1977; Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 04/19/1999