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.
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.
3 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize folder
1.4 linear feet
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The collection is open for research.