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Diary and memoir transcriptions 1941-2004 (bulk 1941-1945)

box 1, folder 1

Betty Halsema Foley memoir circa 1945

box 1, folder 2

James J. Halsema diary 1941-1945

box 1, folder 3

Ethel Thomas Herold diary 7 December 1941-9 May 1945

box 1, folder 4

The Wall to Freedom by Herbert E. "Gene" Hungerford 1997.

Scope and Contents note

Contains unpublished memoir, copies of letters home, 1943-1945,and photocopies of Japanese prisoner of war identity cards, Western Union telegram, newspaper articles, and a letter from Gene to President Clinton.
box 1, folder 5

Donald E. Mansell diary January 1944-February 1945

box 1, folder 6

Margaret Helen McLeod Morris journal February 1942-November 1942

Scope and Contents note

Includes Garry G. Morris journal, February 1984-May 1985 documenting the journey to his birthplace Balbalasang, Kalinga, Mt. Province, Philippines.
box 2, folder 1

Our Concentrated Life, An Account of Life in Japanese Internment Camps by W.H. Patton 1945

box 2, folder 2

Three Years in the Fish's Belly by Joseph M. Smith 2004

box 2, folder 3

The Diary of Rokuro Tomibe, The Story of Mayor E.J. Halsema, The Ohdaira Story: The Quartermaster for Internment Camps in the Philippines, 1979


Interviews 1989, 2002

box 2, folder 4

John Ream 2 February 2002

box 2, folder 5

We Lived Behind Barbed Wire: Four Oral History Interviews 1989

Scope and Contents note

Transcripts of interviews with members of the Ream family: John H. Ream, Sarah Ream Connelly, Katherine Ream Sobeck, and Nora Ream Kuttner. Includes photocopies of family photographs.
box 2, folder 6

Herb Swick 8 Aug. 1989

Scope and Contents note

Includes copies of letters from Herb Swick to John Ream, from William Portrude to Mrs. Swick (mother), from Charles Tanner to Miss. Swick (sister), an open letter from Herb documenting his experiences during the Japanese invasion, a short biography of Herb Swick, and photocopies of photographs along with newspaper articles

Miscellaneous documents 1945, 1994

box 2, folder 7

Research papers by Romilda Wilder 1994

box 2, folder 8

Luzon campaign military journal copy, HQ 185 Infantry Regiment 9 January 1945-4 March 1945.

Scope and Contents note

Declassified per executive order 12356, section 3.3, NND735017, 16 December 1994.

Videorecordings 2010

box 2, folder 9

Baguio/Bilibid 1941-1945, 65th Anniversary POW Reunion, 2 DVDs Apr. 2010