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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: 02.00.0169

Anne Burke papers, 1942-2000, bulk 1942-1945

1 boxes
Anne Burke was a nurse in the US Army Nurse Corps at the USA Fourth General Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, during World War II. The collection primarily relates to her relationship with First Lieutenant Andrew W. O'Rourke, Jr. of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. The collection includes thirty-nine letters written by Andrew to Anne during the war. The letters stop due to Andrew's death as a result of typhus fever.  Also included are four photographs, sixteen letters to Anne of condolences from those who served with Andrew, newspaper clippings, a fellow nurse's memoirs, V-mail, and a greeting card. The letters from Andrew to Anne discuss censorship, the need to keep their marriage secret, religious services, discussions of actions on New Britain, and war bonds.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.17.0035

Edward A. Treacy collection, 1942-1984, bulk 1942-1945

1 folders
This collection relates to Sergeant Edward A. Treacy who served with the 815th Engineer Aviation Battalion in England, Algeria, Tunisia, Sicily, and Italy during World War II. The collection includes memoirs, oral history interview, documents, photographs, artifacts, and an M-44 U.S. Army uniform jacket.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.99.0565

Edward Carrow papers, 1943-1945, bulk 1945

2.00 boxes
This collection relates to Private First Class Edward Carrow who served with the 665th Engineer Topographical Company, 4th Regiment, in the European Theater of Operations during World War II.  The collection contains numerous letters dating from July 1943 to October 1945. The collection also contains a scrapbook containing telegrams, playbills, several photographs, two maps of Europe and the Pacific, and several currency notes from France, Germany, and Austria.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.00.0350

Edward J. Sidote collection, 1942-1946, bulk 1943-1945

10 boxes
This collection contains letters, documents, ephemera, and memorabilia from Edward J. Sidote who served as a Master Sergeant in the United States Army Medical Corps during World War II as an X-ray techician and medical suppy clerk. In May of 1945,  he was assigned to the 9th Medical Depot,  attached to the 6th U.S. Army in Manila, Phillipine Islands, and then Occupied Japan.  In 1946,  Sidote was  honorably discharged with the rank of Master Sergeant in the Army.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.01.0295

Frank Facente transcript, 1942-2000, bulk 1942-1945

1.00 folders
The Frank Facente transcript describes medic Frank Facente's service in the 4th Medical Battalion, 4th Infantry Division, as a part of the United States Army during World War II. Facente participated in the landing at Normandy, attacking the Siegfried Line, Battle of Huertgen Forest, Battle of the Bulge, and visiting the concentration camp at Dachau.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.14.0003

Halsey A. La Bounty papers, 1942-1945

1 boxes
This collection of letters relates to Sergeant Halsey A. La Bounty who served in North Africa and Italy during World War II. His first involvement in the North African campaign was at Casablanca, Morocco in 1942.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.17.0011

Philip Sperling collection, 1942-1946

7 boxes
This collection relates to Staff Sergeant Philip Sperling who served with Headquarters Detachment, 325th Medical Battalion, which was assigned to the 100th Infantry Division during World War II. The collections primarily contain letters. Also included in the collection is currency, postcards, newspaper clippings, photographs, artifacts, and souvenirs. The collection also includes his government correspondence before and after his discharge from the Army.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.17.0014

Reuben and Sylvia Schreiber papers, 1943-1945

3 boxes
This collection contains letters written by Reuben Schreiber and his wife Sylvia during World War II.  Reuben served with the 136th Ordnance Company (Medium Maintenance) in the U.S. and European Campaign. The letters discuss training, deployment to the European Theater, through to the time of discharge.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.09.0005

Wrightson Ely Clinton, Sr. collection, 1943-1946, bulk 1944-1945

1.00 boxes
This collection pertains to Corporal Wrightson Ely Clinton Sr., who served in the 116th Field Artillery Battalion of the United States Army National Guard's 31st Infantry Division. He served in the Netherland East Indies and the Philippines from 1944 to 1945 as a clerk of the Battery.