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Institute on WWII and the Human Experience

Institute on WWII and the Human Experience

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

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Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.19.0016

Anthony T. DeMuro papers, 1944-1946

1 folders
These papers relate to Private First Class Anthony T. Demuro who served with Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Demuro participated in the Battle of Okinawa. The papers include letters and photographs.
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: 02.19.0025

Harry W. Schmeltzer papers, 1942-1948

1 folders
This collection relates to Private First Class Harry W. Schmeltzer who served with the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, in the European Theater during World War II. Schmeltzer was killed in action on June 10, 1944 in Normandy, France and awarded the Purple Heart Medal. The collection contains a memoir about Schmeltzer's death.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.16.0011

Samuel Kurlandsky collection, 1942-1945

2 items
This collection centers around Samuel Kurlandsky, a soldier in the 12th and 15th Army Air Corps units in the Mediterranean Theatre of Operations. The collection includes a violin case painted with city and country names and a photograph depicting a soldier assigned to surveying and weather tracking equipment.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.16.0028

Shirley and Joe Gould papers, 1942-1945

3 boxes
This collection centers around Joe Gould (formerly Goldstein), a soldier in the intelligence section of the 25th Bomb Group and 325th Photographic Wing in England, and his wife, Shirley Gould, on the homefront in Chicago. It includes letters, photographs and some of their corresponding negatives, a photo album of letters and V-Mail, newspaper clippings, event brochures, various personnel records, and ephemera from the service and the homefront, including drawings, decorative dog tags, and ration cards.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.12.0030

Stanley P. Koss collection, 1942-1994, bulk 1945

2.00 boxes
This collection relates to Stanley P. Koss who served as a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne Division during World War II. Koss participated in the battle for Bastogne, Belgium. The majority of this collection pertains to Stanley P. Koss's war bond tour of war production plants in New York and New Jersey as part of an effort to boost war worker morale. The collection includes military orders, itineraries, letters, photographs, and newspaper clippings related to this tour, as well as several souvenirs acquired during the trip. Also included are letters from Koss's pre-service employer, Christmas cards, and a telegram informing Koss's mother that Stanley's brother had been killed in action. The collection includes various post-war newspaper clippings, including a full copy of the VJ Day issue of the Chicago Herald-American.