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Inventory of the Charlotte Ellen Martin papers
2014C6  
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Description
Memoirs, diary, correspondence, financial records, printed matter and photographs relating to the Japanese occupation of the Philippines during World War II. Includes papers of Cecil John Martin, husband of Charlotte Martin, a port captain of Cebu City and the owner and founder of the Cebu Stevedoring Company.
Background
Charlotte Ellen Martin was born in Fennville River, Illinois, May 1904. At age six, she moved to the Cebu Island in the Philippines where her father Bob worked as a businessman. Martin came back to the Philippines after high school and met Cecil John Martin whom she later married. C. J. Martin was a businessman and master seaman who founded and owned The Cebu Stevedoring Company where he navigated through the straits of Cebu and surrounding islands.
Extent
3 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize folder (1.4 linear feet)
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For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
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