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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: 02.01.0300

Hugh Zeigler papers, 1917-1951

1 folders
Hugh Zeigler served with the 454th Heavy Bomb Aviation Ordnance Company, handling and caring for bombs, during World War II in the Philippine Islands. He was captured there by the Japanese and spent the remainder of the war in a POW camp. This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript conducted on January 6, 2000.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.18.0025

Linville E. Evans papers, 1940-1945

1 folders
This collection relates to Linville E. Evans who served in the U.S. Navy as a Chief Boatswain's Mate on the U.S.S. San Juan (CL-54) Atlanta-class light cruiser in the Pacific Theater during World War II. The collection includes photographs, documents, a newspaper clipping about the San Juan, a ship's newsletter, and two histories of the vessel.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 2018-002

Michael Rothenberg Collection, Date acquired: 00/00/2018

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Personal papers of Michael Rothenberg, including drafts of works by Rothenberg; press clippings, broadsides, and other publications collected by Rothenberg on his work as a poet, author, songwriter, and botanist; sound recordings and audiovisual recordings documenting studio and live performances of works by Rothenberg; and correspondence, textiles, and artifacts documenting the work and life of San Francisco beat poet Philip Whalen.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.01.0535

Mildred Shearer papers, 1944-1953

3 boxes
This collection contains personal papers including letters, notes, sketches, newspaper articles, and a radio interview of Mildred Shearer about her work with the United Service Organization (USO) sketching servicemen. Almost 600 photostatic copies and a few original portraits are included as well. The letters are mainly thank you notes in which servicemen and family members of servicemen commend her for her sketches.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.06.0106

Nicholas and Jeanne Baldino transcript, April 13, 2005

1 folders
This collection relates to Nicholas Baldino who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps with the 5th and 11th Bomb Groups in the Pacific Theatre and his wife Jeanne Baldino. This collection contains an oral history transcript detailing Nicholas Baldino's military service and how Jeanne met Nicholas Baldino.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.00.0422

Richard Bruce Worley collection, November 7, 1944 - June 30, 1945

1 folders
This collection consists of six letters from Richard Bruce Worley, a U.S. Navy fireman who entered the service in 1944 and spent most of his time in northern and central California. The letters, dating from November of 1944 to June of 1945, are written to his parents in Ohio and describe a variety of his experiences living on army bases.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.08.0032

Sonia Visser manuscript, 2008

1 folders
The Sonia Visser collection contains one folder with a 24-page typed transcript of an oral history interview. Sonia Visser served in the Women's Army Corps from 1943 to 1945. She experienced public discrimination as a WAC in rural American towns. She served overseas in the Pacific in base port command at Hollandia, New Guinea. While in New Guinea, she experienced attempted sexual assault on two occasions and witnessed the prevalent threat of sexual assault against other women soldiers. She went home and discharged in October 1945, and later married a soldier who had proposed to her on the ship going to New Guinea.