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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: 02.01.0383

Fenton Keyes collection, 1944-1954

1 folders
The collection is related to Fenton Keyes who served in the U.S. Army in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II. The collection includes a poem, photograph, and a drawing by J.C.W. Dix, the brother of Fenton Keyes's wife, Elizabeth Dix Keyes. The collection also includes a copy of a New York Times Magazine story about the Leyte Gulf from October 24, 1945, and a book review on a naval book about the war. The collection also contains a bulletin written by Fenton Keyes about his time in China during the war and his book collection.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.01.0026

George and Hazel Barbour papers, 1942-2003, bulk 1941-1946

1 folders
The collection of George and Hazel Barbour relates to George Barbour who served in the 14th Air Force "Flying Tigers" in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater, and his wife Hazel Barbour who remained on the home front during World War II. The collection contains an oral history transcript interview of George Barbour.  It also contains Barbour's unofficial flight journal. Also included are memoirs by his wife, Hazel Barbour, of life on the home front in South Portland, Maine. The collection also consists of brief recollections of her mother (who worked at a shipyard in South Portland, Oregon) on the life of the Pueblo Air Base.  Moreover, the collection contains log notes of George Barbour's bombing missions in China, plus a photograph he took during the war.
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: 02.01.0529

Sheridan S. Winkelman papers, 1941-1945

1 folders
These papers relate to Sheridan S. Winkelman, who served in the China Burma India (CBI) Theater during World War II in the U.S. Army Air Corps with the 12 Bombardment Group. The manuscript covers many topics, such as training and US activities in CA, Myrtle Beach, SC, and then in the CBI Theater, life in India, the economic crisis, prostitution, anti-Japanese sentiment, and gender concepts in China. He also discusses coming home and peace at the end of the war.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.19.0009

Skilling Family collection, 1941-1946

5 boxes
This collection contains letters, artifacts, photographs, and ephemera from Vincent and Leona Mazzoni's time served during World War II. Leona and Vince wrote letters to their sister, Josephine Gaudio, who saved all of these items. Both Vincent and Leona served in the Pacific Theater. Leona served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in the China Burma Indian Theater and Vincent in the U.S. Army on New Guinea.