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Herold (Ethel Thomas) papers
M1991  
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Description
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 camp.
Background
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.
Extent
4.5 Linear Feet 5 manuscript boxes, 2 flat boxes
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.
Availability
Open for research; material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.