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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: 02.00.0241

27th Troop Carrier Squadron Foundation papers, 1942-2002, bulk 1948-1982

1 boxes
This collection related to the 27th Troop Carrier Squadron includes a manuscript that consists of memoirs entitled "Freedom Rings," which were gathered from members of the Army's 27th Troop Carrier Squadron about their time in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater. The squadron was in the CBI Theater from 1942-1945. The squadron was involved in many Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and SACO (Sino-American-Cooperative-Organization) operations, including rescues and liberations of P.O.W.'s. The collection includes their veteran's association magazine/newsletters as well.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.19.0024

Charles F. Silzer collection, 1943-1945

1 boxes
This collection relates to Corporal Charles F. Silzer who served with the 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, during World War II in the Pacific Theater. He participated in the battles of Cape Gloucester, New Britian, Peleliu, and Okinawa and occupation of China. The collection contains letters Silzer wrote to his fiance, later wife, Florence Erickson, photographs of Silzer, and a framed discharge document.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.17.0034

Enoch Johnston Meekins, Jr. collection, 1930-2017, bulk 1941-1945

2 items
This collection relates to Master Sergeant Enoch Johnston Meekins, Jr. who served as a Sergeant Pilot and ground crew with the 10th Air Force in North Africa, India, Burma, and China during World War II. The collection contains a Chinese color lithograph print and oral history interview transcript.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.10.0086

James D. Hinchliff collection, 1942-1978, bulk 1943-1945

6.00 items
This collection relates to U.S. Army Major James D. Hinchliff who served with the 76th Division Artillery and Field Artillery Training Center (F.A.T.C.) in Kunming, China. He attained the rank of Major in the U.S. Army during his service in China from 1943-1945.  This collection contains two scrapbooks of Hinchliff, which include rich materials of his experiences during WWII in the China Burma India Theater. Those materials include photographs, maps, order books, newspaper cuts, letters, postcards, and artifacts. The materials in the scrapbooks were carefully arranged, and annotated by Hinchliff. Most of the materials of this collection relate to China and training the Chinese Nationalists. Hinchliff also includes many photographs he took during his trips to India.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.19.0007

Joe Gray Sparks papers, 1915-1994

1 folders
This collection relates to Captain Joe Gray Sparks who served as a pilot with the 11 Bomb Squadron in the Pacific Theater during World War II. This collection includes a flash memory drive containing scanned copies of letters, documents, photographs, manuscript biography, newspaper articles, and artifacts that belonged to Sparks.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.07.0064

John L. Haynes papers, 1945-2007, bulk 2003-2007

1.00 folders
This collection relates to John L. Haynes, who was a U.S. Marine from Jacksonville, Florida. He served in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater during World War II and also in the Korean War.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.17.0022

Laurence H. Sylvester papers, 1945-1962

1 folders
This collection relates to Staff Sergeant Laurence H. Sylvester who served with the 2nd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron (Medium) in India and China during World War II.  The collection contains letters, newspaper clippings, and identification cards.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.17.0017

Lucille and Fred Anton papers, 1944-1949

15 boxes
This collection relates to Fred and Lucille Anton. Fred Anton served with the United States Marine Corps during World War II and China after World War II. This collection contains letters sent between Lucille and Fred Anton, also containing a few photographs.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.08.0088

Mary Theresa Kraus Collection, 1942-1998, bulk 1942-1945

24.00 folders
Mary Theresa Kraus, a nurse in the Foreign Service Volunteer Corps, served in both India and China during World War II. She accumulated a personal collection of photographs and letters during the war. Documents include letters written to Kraus' parents between October 1942 and November 1945. Also included are a series of photographs of India and China, as well as press clippings Kraus sent home about the American campaign in China. In addition, the collection includes Chinese paper money and Kraus' Army registration.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.00.0488

Robert J. Keefer papers, 1939-1999, bulk 1939-1945

1.00 boxes
Robert J. Keefer served as a company commander and regimental operations officer of the African American 45th Quartermaster Truck Regiment in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater. The collection of Robert J. Keefer contains an oral history transcript of an interview provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History. This collection also contains government documents, photographs, and other items detailing Keefer's experiences in World War II. There are three pamphlets in this collection, including one regarding Indian labor.