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Institute on WWII and the Human Experience

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Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience

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Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.16.0016

Charles F. Myers papers, 1941-1951

1 boxes
This collection centers around an Army Air Force pilot on the homefront, in Panama, and in Europe. It includes personal, medical, and financial records, appreciation letters, shipping tickets, a photograph of the 41-D graduating class of Gunter Field in Montgomery, Alabama, special orders and assigments, an original personnel file, an original flight records file, modern records and information, and a briefcase used for dead reckoning navigational records and equipment.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.09.0169

Dae D. Baird, Jr. papers, 1944-2009

4 folders
This collection contains papers pertaining to Ensign Dae D. Baird, Jr. and his experiences as a Merchant Marine during World War II.The papers include photographs, letters, speeches, biographical articles, and military documents.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.14.0035

Darwin Stapleton collection, 1942-1976, bulk 1944-1946

1 boxes
This collection relates to Staff Sergeant Warren R. MacInnes (part of the 834th) in Italy. The box contains letters and photographs sent to him from his wife while he was stationed on the Italian front in Europe. In addition, there are periodicals and pamphlets related to the reintroduction of soldiers from the Italian front back into civilian life Stateside.  This collection also contains documents related to Private Gerald Greenbaum who served with 1560th Service Unit, Medical Section-Station Complement, Camp Atterbury, Indiana.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.17.0015

Edgar Dean Clemmons, Sr. papers, 1944-1946

1 folders
This collection relates to Edgar Dean Clemmons who served in the United States Navy during World War II in the Pacific Campaign on Guam as a Second Class Machinist's Mate working with oxygen generation and compressed gas equipment. The collection includes military documents.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.01.0055

Eli Solomon papers, 1945

1 folders
This collection relates to Eli Solomon who served as a Pharmacist's Mate 3rd Class and medic in the United States Navy on board the U.S.S. La Grange in the Pacific Theater during World War II. The collection contains an oral history transcript, photographs, letters, and documents.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.98.0392

Elmer Hubbard papers, 1943-1945, bulk 1944

1.00 folders
Elmer Hubbard served as Radioman Second Class in the US Navy's 1st Naval Beach Battalion in the Mediterranean and European Theaters, as well as the Pacific Theater aboard the U.S.S. Buckingham attack ship during World War II. Hubbard participated in the amphibious landings at Anzio, Salerno, and Southern France. The collection consists of original wartime transcribed, typed, and mimeographed letters from original handwritten letters Hubbard wrote to his parents.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.15.0042

Frances and Lamar "Duke" Campbell collection, 1941-1963

3 boxes
This collection contains a Pre-World War II photograph album of Shanghai, a photograph album of construction of the base and social life on Samar, Philippines,  cruise books from 1958 and 1959 commemorative cruises of the USS Stribling, commissioned in 1945. The collection also contains a Fall 1957 Oak Leaf yearbook of the US Navy Supply Corps School, Athens, GA, with biographies of students from former German and Japanese World War II navies as well as American students. A 1963 cruise book commemorates the USS Yancey, commissioned in 1944. Also included is a U.S. Navy alpaca lined coat, white navy dress pants and jacket, white navy hat, two brand new green fatigue pants, a new green fatigue shirt, and three navy dress blue pants.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.18.0009

George Mills Harper collection, 1943-1990

2.00 boxes
This collection relates to Lt. Commander and later Commander George Mills Harper who served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as commander of the U.S. Naval Detachment in Naples, Italy. He also continued to serve in the U.S. Naval Reserves until his retirement at the rank of Commander in 1974. He served as a distinguished professor of English at Florida State University. The collection contains U.S. Navy official documents, uniforms, badges, and pins.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.17.0009

Henry Fremont Blake collection, 1943-1946

2 boxes
This collection relates to Henry Fremont Blake who served in the United States Navy in the Pacific Theater as a Store Keeper 2nd Class during World War II aboard the U.S.S. Tyrrell (AKA-80).  The collection includes personal items and artifacts.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.00.0459

Leroy Charles Heinse Collection, 1920-2008, bulk 1941-1945

1.00 boxes
This collection contains papers pertaining to Leroy Charles Heinse's experiences at Pass Christian training school in Mississippi, and as a United States Merchant Marine during World War II, and as an injured veteran after the Mustard Gas bombings of the SS John Bascom. The papers include photographs, letters, short stories, drawings, certificates, mustard gas information, medical documents, information about Merchant Marine Veterans, newspapers, military documents, photographs of medals, booklets, foreign money, Merchant Marine songs, magazines, and official logbooks from the SS John Bascom.