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Miami (Fla.)

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Butler and Cowart families collection

 Collection — Box 15.0014 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-15.0014
Scope and Contents This collection pertains to Thomas A. Butler, who served as a First Lieutenant in the 468th Anti-Aircraft Artillery (AAA) Battalion during World War II. Butler served in France and Germany from 1944-1945, receiving five battle stars and a bronze star medal. In the immediate months following the war, he was stationed at the Berchtesgaden Hof Hotel, which was adjacent to Hitler’s retreat at Obersalzberg, where he operated the Hotel as a retreat for Army officers. Butler maintained a detailed Service Record Book that includes his personal information, transfers, the locations he was deployed, the people he met, and military letters he received during and after the war. In aggregate,...
Dates: Created: 1943-1950; Other: Majority of material found within 1945-1947; Other: Date acquired: 07/28/2015 by Dr. Marie E. Cowart

Carlton J. Corliss Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 79-1
Abstract

The collection includes correspondence, publications, service records, diaries, memorabilia, articles, research notes, speeches, genealogical information, photographs, and scrapbooks created or collected by Carlton J. Corliss. The majority of the papers are related to railroads, various railway companies that Corliss worked for, and publications about railroads. Topics include the Florida East Coast Railway, the Illinois Central Railroad Company, the Association of American Railroads, Abraham Lincoln, Florida, public relations, and his book, MAIN LINE OF MID-AMERICA. The collection also includes some writings of Robert S. Chilton from his service in the State Department.

Dates: Created: 1859-1978

Eldridge Williams papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0298 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-01.0298
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript of a retired African American lieutenant colonel, and one of the Tuskegee Airmen, as he discusses his experiences during WWII and the Korean War.

Dates: Created: 1940-1963; Other: Date acquired: 07/26/2001

Florence Gregory Walker Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: HP 2009-030
Scope and Contents

Personal items of Florida State College for Women student Florence Gregory (B.A. Sociology, 1940) and Florida State University (M.S., Social Work, 1962). Items includes photographs, scrapbooks, and other ephemera related to her years as a student at FSCW/FSU.



Online Copies Available

Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library as part of a larger photograph collection.

Dates: Created: 1931-1962; Other: Majority of material found in 1931-1947; Other: Date acquired: 07/01/2009

Florida County and City Histories

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1992-024
Scope and Contents

The materials included in this collection appear to be class papers done by students at the Florida State College for Women around 1922. Among the counties covered are Alachua, Clermont Lake, Manatee, Sarasota, Sumter, Suwanee, Taylor, Walton, Jefferson, Lake, Osceola, Washington, Columbia, and Dade Counties. Among the cities covered are Miami, Jacksonville, Pensacola, Madison, Orlando, Wildwood, Live Oak, De Funiak Springs, Monticello, and West Palm Beach.

Dates: Created: 1922

Grace I. Fox and Mary Jane Martin-Vegue Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HP 2008-025
Scope and Contents The Grace I. Fox and Mary Jane Martin-Vegue Collection consists of a variety of materials relating to their involvement with Florida State University and their leadership in physical education in the state of Florida, as well as nationally. The Physical Education and Athletics Papers consist of documents relating to the physical education curriculum at Florida State University and materials concerning the involvement of Grace Fox, Mary Jane Martin-Vegue, and Katherine W. Montgomery in national and state-wide physical education and athletics organizations and associations.The collection includes official correspondence of Grace Imogene Fox, Mary Jane Martin-Vegue,...
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Geraldine Brooke Greene papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box, Folder: 00.0137-Folder 1
Identifier: 02-00.0137
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of several papers donated by Geraldine Brooke Greene. Geraldine became a "wandering wife" during the war, following her husband Staff Sergeant Julian John "Jack" Brooke until he was sent to Europe. Jack was eventually killed in action. Geraldine later remarried.

Dates: Existence: 1919-2001; Majority of material found within 1942-1947; Event: Date acquired: May 21, 2000

Jewell Genevieve Cooper Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HP 2007-089
Scope and Contents The Jewell Genevieve Cooper Scrapbook chronicles her years as a student at Florida State College for Women, from 1924 to 1930. The scrapbook contains many rare photographs offering a unique insight into student life during the 1930s. Photographs in the scrapbook are digitized and available in the FSU Digital Library. A complete version of the scrapbook is also digitized and available by following the link below. Online Copies Available The entire scrapbook is digitized and viewable here: ...
Dates: Created: 1924-1930

John B. Jones collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-11.0089
Content Description

This collection consists of photographs, letters, and other materials documenting the service of John B. Jones Jr. who served with the U.S. Army Air Force in ground crew support in New Guinea with 27th Air Depot Group during World War II. Included in the collection is documentation about the medical treatment Jones Jr. received after a welding accident that lead to the explosion of a airplane gas tank. The collection includes programs for several postwar reunion of the 27th Air Depot Group and a number of photographs documenting these events.

Dates: 1940-1994

William Knight Thompson collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-18.0010
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to U.S. Army Chaplain William Knight Thompson who served in New Guinea at Oro Bay and the Philippine Islands in the Pacific Theater during World War II. After active duty service, Thompson remained in the U.S. Army Reserves until his retirement with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in 1958. The collection includes photographs, documents, and ephemera. Many photographs include native peoples of New Guinea. Several unpublished photographs include actor Gary Cooper during his visit to Oro Bay, New Guinea in 1944.

Dates: Event: 1942-1989; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1968; Other: Date acquired: 04/25/2018

Marion L. Stine Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: HP 2007-094
Scope and Contents

The Marion Laura Stine Collection consists of one photograph album, and one scrapbook.



Online Copies Available

Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library as part of a larger photograph collection.

Dates: Created: 1917-1921

Mrs. Hagan or Rebecca Egan donation

 Collection — Box 149: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3
Identifier: MSS 1-13
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a true copy of a certificate and opinion of title to the Mrs. Hagan (or Rebecca Egan) donation containing 620 66/100 acres, and embracing all of that portion of the City of Miami lying south of the Miami River. Also copies of an abstract of title of said donation from the Dade County records. The copy is printed and verified from the original, which is in the possession of Mary Brickell. Appended to this item is a copy of a certificate to the effect that the title to said donation, except ten acres known as the Fletcher Tract, and except those portions of said donation sold by Mary Brickell from time to time prior to and since June 6th, 1896, vests in the said...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1907

Henry John Perner collection

 Collection — Box 99.0130-Box 1
Identifier: 02-99.0130
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Henry John Perner drafted into the U.S. Army in 1940 and served with the 42nd Infantry Regiment of the 9th Division. He was captured in Tunisia in 1943 and held a prisoner of war in Italy and later in Stalag IIB. The collection primarily consists of letters, telegrams, and informational booklets related to his POW experience.

Dates: 1940-1957

Richard N. Peters collection

 Collection — Box 03.0194 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-03.0194
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to First Lieutenant Richard N. Peters who served as a pilot in the Army Air Corps in the European Theater of Operations in Italy with a troop carrier squadron. This collection contains an oral history interview transcript and three flight training yearbooks.

Dates: November 17, 2003; 1942-1945

Rawls Family papers

 Collection — Letters/Photographs
Identifier: 02-18.0005
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of letters written by John Rawls during his time in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II in Brazil. He achieved the rank of Major. These letters, primarily to his mother, give details on his time in training and daily life while stationed in Brazil. He tells stories of friends, the tedium of his work, and mentions the various girls he sees throughout the war. Also included is a photograph album consisting of photographs taken by Rawls while in the service. John Rawls' brother David Rawls also served with the U.S. Army Air Corps as a B-17 pilot, stationed in the Pacific Theater. David Rawls was present during the attack on Pearl...
Dates: Created: 1937-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/15/2018

Raymond Wayne Davis papers

 Collection — Documents
Identifier: 02-99.0297
Scope and Contents

The Raymond Wayne Davis papers are largely centered around letters Davis wrote to his sister Mildred Kingston Renwick throughout World War II. During the war, Sergeant Davis served as a machinist in the Strategic 3rd Air Depot of the Army Air Force as well as serving in the infantry as a part of the Third Army, 90th Division, 358th Infantry, Company C. Davis served in England, France, Germany, and Czechoslovakia. His papers also include postwar division newsletters, an oral history interview, a veteran's questionnaire, discharge certificate, and photographs.

Dates: Created: 1943-1999; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 10/26/1998

Albert and Grace Swank collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0101 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0101
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Albert and Grace Swank. This collection contains photographs of Miami celebrity mansions and postcards of Miami Beach, aerial photographs of Miami, Lincoln Road, the Flamingo Hotel, and Ocean Drive. These materials were collected during their honeymoon in Miami, Florida.

Dates: 1939-1945

The Campus Volunteer

 Collection — Box 1816
Identifier: MSS 2007-043
Scope and Contents

Topics covered include the creation of Florida's Office for Campus Volunteers, the "Let's get is together" State Conference 1990, student and intern profiles, and the Workship program at Palm Beach Atlantic College. Volume 1, issue 1 of The Campus Volunteer. The date is not given. Based on the content, this issue seems to be from December of 1990.

Dates: Created: December 1990