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Institute on WWII and the Human Experience

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: 02.18.0008

Allen Jere Tillery collection, 1943-1945

1.00 items
This collection relates to Allen Jere Tillery who served with the United States Marine Corps in the 22nd Marine Regiment, 6th Marine Division, in the Pacific Theater at the battles for Kwajalein, Eniwetok, Guam, and Tinian. This collection includes a published memoir of Tillery's time in service: Well and Smartly Done: a remembrance of war 1943-1945.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.98.0391

Arthur Edwin Brenton papers, 1942-1945, bulk 1944

5.00 folders
The collection relates to Arthur Edwin Brenton who served aboard the USS  Pennsylvania battleship during World War II in the Pacific Campaign as a member of the U.S. Marine Guard.  The collection includes a diary, typed transcript of the diary, personal papers, newspaper clippings, as well as ship's newsletters.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.00.0053

Harry Johnston papers, 1942-1945

2 boxes
This collection relates to Harry Johnston who served as a U.S. Marine Corps Photographer in the Pacific Theater during World War II. The collection includes a "Gossip" newsletter for the Charleston, South Carolina branch of Kroger grocery. The newsletter discusses good sales, jokes, and friends and romantic interests coming in on leave, etc., and contains a few illustrations. Also included are over 20 postcards from Hawaii, none sent or written on, and one mailed postcard that was sent to Johnston when he was in the US Naval Hospital in April 1945 in Portsmouth, Virginia. A series of photographs are also included that were taken at Hawaii, Samoa, Guadalcanal, Bougainville, Kwajalein, and other South Pacific Islands. The photographs also include tourist-type shots of Hawaii and native women, action shots of fighting in the South Pacific, and photographs of killed in action Japanese soldiers. An original copy of a photograph used by Ken Burns for the front cover of The war: an intimate history, 1941-1945 is included.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.17.0036

Jean Gibbs Hoffman Family collection, 1945-2001, bulk 1945-1946

1 folders
This family collection relates to three relatives who served during World War II: Rollin Lewis Gibbs, Jr. who served with the U.S. Navy as a Storekeeper 2nd Class; Helen Jean Brickley who served with the United States Naval Reserve (Women's Reserve) as a Lieutenant Commander; and Frank Brickley who served with the United States Marine Corps as a Technical Sergeant. The collection includes photographs, certificates, documents, and artifacts.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.18.0011

Phillip Zimmerman collection, 1936-2012

2 boxes
This collection relates to U.S. Navy Signalman 1st Class Phillip King Zimmerman who served aboard the U.S.S. Boston as a part of the first crew and the U.S.S. Baltimore heavy cruisers during World War II in the Pacific Theater. This collection includes two logbooks that Phillip Zimmerman maintained during his tour aboard the Boston , information relating to Zimmerman's oral history, photographs from service, two of his hats, and ephemera.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.17.0024

Thomas Edward Stubbs, Jr. papers, 1944-1945

1.00 boxes
This collection includes a scrapbook from Thomas Edward Stubbs, Jr, a private in the U.S. Army who served in World War II. Included are photographs of the Pacific Theater.