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Institute on WWII and the Human Experience

Institute on WWII and the Human Experience

116 Honors Way
Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience

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Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.04.0292

Edith G. Houghton collection, 1925-1972

1 folders
This collection relates to storekeeper first class Edith Houghton who served in the Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) and was a baseball player. This collection contains an interview transcript of Houghton and newspaper clippings related to her baseball tour in Japan in the 1920s.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.06.0005

E.M. "Betty" Stoddard manuscript, 2006-2006, bulk 1939-1945

1.00 folders
Betty Stoddard was an Englishwoman from London who worked in the Women's Land Army farming, and in an aircraft factory in London during World War II. She met her husband, an American army combat medic, in 1943 and married later that year. She then went through the process of receiving clearance to move to the United States. She traveled to the United States on the ship Mauretania with other British wives and hundreds of injured American soldiers, arriving in January 1945. She lived in Missouri with her in-laws until her husband returned and discharged in May 1945. They settled in Iowa.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.04.0303

Gloria Sullivan transcript, 1942-1945

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This collection relates to Gloria Sullivant and her experiences while she served in the U.S. Navy WAVES during World War II. This collection contains an oral history interview transcript.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.06.0054

Jackie Voelkl manuscript, 1942-2006, bulk 1942-1946

1.00 folders
The Jackie Voelkl manuscript contains one folder with a 44-page typed transcript of an oral history interview.  Jackie Voelkl served as a First Sergeant in the Women's Army Corps from 1942 to 1946. She worked as personal secretary to General Robert A. McClure, head of the Army Psychological Warfare Division at General Eisenhower's headquarters in Paris.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.04.0280

Katherine Reibman transcript, 1944-1946

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This collection relates to Katherine Reibman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II at Camp Upton. This collection contains an Oral History where Reibman recounts her experiences during the war where she was responsible for handing out uniforms and later handing over the records of African Americans being discharged.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.04.0281

Kay Secrist manuscript, 2004

1 folders
This collection related to Kay Secrist, a worker and later a floor foreman for the Y-12 Facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, where she was involved with uranium production for the Manhattan Project. The collection contains one folder with a 45-page typed transcript of an oral history interview.