Correspondence, diaries, interview transcripts, and other material related to Ethel Thomas Herold and Elmer Herold, who lived
and taught in the Philippines for 37 years beginning in 1922. For three of those years the Herolds were held in Japanese internment
camp called Camp Holmes during World War II. They witnessed the Philippines change from being a colony to an independent nation.
There is also material concerning Betty Halsema Foley and Jim Halsema, the latter a journalist with the Herolds in the internment
Ethel Thomas Herold grew up in small-town Wisconsin, married her college sweet-heart, Elmer, and both followed her brother
to teach in the Philippines in 1922. There, with but a couple of brief interruptions, she spent the next thirty-seven years,
including three in a Japanese internment camp during World War II. They witnessed the Philippines change from being a colony
to an independent nation.
4.5 Linear Feet
5 manuscript boxes, 2 flat boxes
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