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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: 02.06.0098

Diana Naylor Morgan papers, 1937-1945

1 boxes
This collection relates to Diana Naylor Morgan who served as a junior USO hostess in New Jersey during World War II. The collection includes an oral interview with Morgan, news articles, photographs, and letters sent to her from American and British soldiers deployed overseas during World War II. In the letters, servicemen describe their day to day activities while deployed overseas, their locations, views on the Japanese, and opinions about the Atomic Bomb. A letter dated June 2, 1944, written by an American sailor Ernest Feasy was not censored; Feasy describes how he is waiting for D-Day to arrive.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.07.0117

Dorothy Marshman Fredrickson papers, 1942-1946

1 boxes
This collection pertains to Dorothy Marshman Fredrickson who served as a WAVE at the United States Navy Fleet Post Office in San Francisco, California. The collection contains letters from Fredrickson to her mother and sister. There are also photocopies of scrapbook pages as well as leisure photographs, newspaper clippings, greeting cards, menus, ticket stubs, railroad timetables, playbills, and show programs from the scrapbooks. The collection also contains periodicals and other publications from various sources, most concerning the Navy and/or WAVES, and WAVES rules and regulations handbooks.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.01.0610

Eleanor Harpring transcript, 1940-1945

1.00 folders
This oral interview was taken of Eleanor Harpring who served in the United Service Organization (USO) during the time of World War II. She traveled to various military bases in the U.S. and Europe to perform. She saw the destruction after the war, and how Kassel, Germany was demolished and families were destroyed do to the bombing. She also explains how living conditions for women and children during the war, and how she would help. She also describes all about her travels during and after World War II.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.00.0813

John E. Lane papers, 1941-1945

1.00 folders
This unpublished memoir relates to Private John E. Lane who served in the United States Marine Corps, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, as a rifleman, runner, and radioman during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II. The collection contains a memoir "Private Lane," describing Lane's experiences during World War II from 1941 to 1945. The collection also includes 3 portraits of Lane during 1944-1945.
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: 02.17.0029

Sophie Sokolowski papers, 1943-1947, bulk 1943-1945

1 boxes
This collection relates to Sophie Sokolowski (Guzzo) and Ralph J. Guzzo who served as an administrative Sergeant in the U.S. Army with the Headquarters and Service Company, 757th Railway Shop Battalion, in the United States, England, and Europe during World War II. The collection contains letters written from Ralph J. Guzzo during his time in service to his future wife, Sophie. The collection also contains a scrapbook which belonged to Sophie Sokolowski.