Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
The Marion Laura Stine Collection consists of one photograph album, and one scrapbook.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.