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Inventory of the Katherine Ream Sobeck Papers, 1942-2010
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Description
Materials in this collection were acquired by Katherine Ream Sobeck. The collection is comprised of memoirs, correspondence, internee lists, newsletters, other printed matter, and photographs related to the experiences of American civilians interned by the Japanese during their occupation of the Philippines in World War II.
Background
Katherine Ream Sobeck was born December 7, 1929, in Manila, Philippines. She was living in Baguio, Philippines with her family at the time the Japanese invaded the islands during World War II. Members of Katherine Ream Sobeck's family were civilian internees throughout the Japanese occupation of the Philippines, at first at Camp John Hay and Camp Holmes in Baguio City, and subsequently at the Bilibid Prison in Manila. The Ream family moved to California in May 1945. Katherine married Frederick J. on Sobeck September 1, 1950, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and divorced in September 1977. She now resides in Maryland.
Extent
1 manuscript box (0.4 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
Collection is open for research.