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World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Hazel Louis Bowman collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-10.0050
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

Hazel Louis Bowman collection

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-10.0050
Dates: Event: Majority of material found within 1930-1948

Melvin Magidson transcript

 File — Box Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0285 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-01.0285
Scope and Contents

This oral history interview transcript pertains to Melvin Magidson, who was inducted into the U.S. Army Air Force in February of 1943 and was discharged in October of 1945 with the rank of lieutenant. In the transcript, Magidson mostly recounts various Air Force bases that he trained at throughout Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and the northeast. Magidson never served overseas due to the war in Europe and in the Pacific both ending shortly after the end of his training.

Dates: September 14, 1999; Event: Majority of material found within February 1943 - October 1945