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World War, 1939-1945

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Hazel Louis Bowman collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.10.0050
Content Description This collection relates to Hazel Louis Bowman who worked for the Signal Corps and lived in India with the American Red Cross for two years. Bowman's collection contains six full boxes, one oversize box, a phono records box, and two photograph boxes. Four of the boxes include letters written to and from Hazel to her parents, family, neighbors, and friends. The collection also contains an oral history transcript, newsletters and bulletins, American Red Cross publications, her diary, a book...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930-1948

Willard and Anna Carr collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.02.0165
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Samuel Rhea, M.D., Willard Carr, and Anna (Groover) Carr. Dr. Rhea served as a physician with the 377th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion attached to the 4th Infantry Division in the U.S. Army in the European Theater (ETO). Willard Carr served as an officer in the 377th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion and served in the European Theater of Operations. Anna (Groover) Carr served in the Red Cross as Director of the Enlisted Men's Club, Luchbal Barracks in Antwerp,...
Dates: 1942-1992; Majority of material found within 1942-1946; Date acquired: 10/14/2002

James Crooke papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2005 Box, Folder: 05.0172 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.05.0172
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an oral history transcript of an interview with 2nd Lt. James J. Crooke, who served in World War II. Crooke served in the Army Air Corps with the 303rd Bomb Group in the European Theater (ETO).

Dates: 1921-1945; Majority of material found in 1943; Date acquired: 12/15/2005

Roger Field collection

 File — Box Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0038 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.03.0038
Content Description This collection relates to Roger Field, who spent most World War II assisting as a civilian in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Field then attended Officer Candidate School in the summer of 1945 and worked for the Post-Hostilities Mapping Program in the Philippines after Japan's surrender. This collection contains an oral history transcript and short memoir where Field explains how his family military history in the military shaped his perceptions of the war and details the various opportunities for...
Dates: May 21, 2001; Majority of material found within 1939-1948

Jean Crosby Olsen collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.12.0008
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Jean Crosby Olsen who served as an American Red Cross worker during and after World War II. This collection consists mostly of photographs taken by Olsen, personal artifacts from her deployments in France, Japan, and Guam (mainly pamphlets and booklets), as well as two nurses' caps, various Red Cross pins, and official I.D. card. This collection, in particular, reveals much about immediate post-war life in France and Japan, as well as an insight into China in the...
Dates: 1937-2007; Date acquired: 06/19/2012

Job C. Martin papers

 Collection — Letters/Documents/Photographs
Identifier: 02.00.0555
Scope and Contents This collection contains the World War II 7th Infantry Division personal letters of U.S. Army Chaplain Assistant and Mess Sergeant Job C. Martin to his family in Pennsylvania. The collection also contains photographs and documents. Beginning with letters written while at the St. Fidelis Seminary in 1940 through his discharge in 1946, Martin discusses induction, basic training, anti-air training, reclassification, Pacific theater training in Ft. Ord, California, service in Oahu, the...
Dates: 1940-1946; Majority of material found in 1943-1946; Date acquired: 05/25/2000

Leigh Jamison Gifford papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.17.0005
Scope and Contents

This collection follows a woman who worked in the Red Cross administration at the 312th Station Hospital in England, and the 239th Station Hospital in France. It includes letters from the nurse to her mother and father, a local newspaper from the 312th Station Hospital, 2 portraits, 3 photographs of the English countryside and Stonehenge (taken by Eli Garfield Gifford), dog tags, and a modern US Military ID card. The letters are dated from December 1945 to May 1946.

Dates: 1945-2009; Majority of material found in 1945-1946; Date acquired: 04/12/2017

Sidney Rochelson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.00.0665
Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters written by Sidney Rochelson to his parents while he was attending medical school in the 1930s, while he was attending Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, during World War II, and the remainder of his life. Also incuded are letters to and from his wife Martha while he served as a surgeon with the 624th Medical Clearance Company in the European Theater of Operations during World War II.

Dates: 1933-1992; Date acquired: 10/12/2000

Theodore Harrington collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.98.0371
Scope and Contents The Theodore Harrington Collection contains items gathered by Theodore Harrington's mother and pertain to his time as an airman on the home front during World War II. The majority of the collection centers around his years of service in the Army Air Corps, from 1944-1945. Contained in the collection are folders with material created by Harrington or those around him, including letters, journal and memoir entries, and photographs. The letters are primarily from Harrington to either friends or...
Dates: 1942-1945; Majority of material found in 1944-1945; Date acquired: 06/16/1998

William H. Wallace collection

 Collection — Box 15.0022 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.15.0022

The William H. Wallace Collection was donated to Florida State University by Robin Wallace Turco in May 2015.  The centerpiece of the Wallace Collection is a series of forty-six letters and postcards from Josette Asphiotis, a French penpal, to American airman William Wallace from 1944 to 1946.

Dates: 1944-1946; Date acquired: 05/26/2015