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Sebring (Fla.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

James H. Vander Laan papers

 Collection — Letters/Documents/Photographs
Identifier: 02.01.0346
Scope and Contents This World War II collection relates to Sgt. James H. Vander Laan, who served in the United States Army Air Force and was assigned to the 511th bomber squadron in the 351st Bombardment Group. During his service, he trained as a ball-turret gunner and radio operator on a B-17 bomber. The collection consists of documents, letters, photographs, and memorabilia. The documents detail where James H. VanderLaan was stationed, inducted and discharged from service. The letters from James H. Vander...
Dates: 1942-1953; Date acquired: 08/08/2001

Jewell Genevieve Cooper Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HP 2007-089
Scope and Contents The Jewell Genevieve Cooper Scrapbook chronicles her years as a student at Florida State College for Women, from 1924 to 1930. The scrapbook contains many rare photographs offering a unique insight into student life during the 1930s.Photographs in the scrapbook are digitized and available in the FSU Digital Library. A complete version of the scrapbook is also digitized and available by...
Dates: 1924-1930

Richard Lewis transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0119 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.06.0119
Content Description

This collection relates to Richard Lewis who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1945 in the European Theatre. This collection contains an oral history transcript where Lewis details his missions on a B-24 Bomber and B-17 Bomber during World War II and briefly describes his service in the Korean War.

Dates: 1942-1945; January 18, 2005

Thomas Burns Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1998-002
Scope and Contents

This is a collection of personal letters written by Thomas Burns (76th Air Base Squadron) during World War II. Burns wrote from Hendricks Field, Sebring, Florida to Mary Donnelly in Massachusetts. He mostly wrote of his experiences and activities on the base. While the letters do not deal with Florida or World War II, they do offer a glimpse into courtship during that era and life on an air base.

Dates: 1941-1985; Majority of material found in 1941-1943