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Myrtle Wolfshohl letters to Lois Jean Duncan

Myrtle Wolfshohl letters to Lois Jean Duncan

Descriptive Summary

Title: Myrtle Wolfshohl letters to Lois Jean Duncan
Creator: Wolfshohl, Myrtle
Inclusive Dates: 1944-1948
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3080
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Myrtle Wolfshohl served in the 3rd Women's Army Corps during World War II, and was the wife of Aubrey Land (1912-1933).

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence from Myrtle (Anne) Wolfshohl to Lois Jean Duncan from 1944-1948. Wolfshohl writes from 3rd Women's Army Corps Training Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, regarding training and her feelings toward the Army. She then writes from Ft. Myers, Virginia. Letters regard working as a code clerk for the War Department Signal Center in the Pentagon, the Fair Employment Practice Committee, and her volunteer work at the National Council for a Permanent FEPC. Correspondence from New York regards relationships, extracurricular activities, classes, graduate school and working on her Ph.D. Also included is a photograph of Myrtle in her military uniform, and a Woman's Army Corps ID case.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Myrtle Wolfshohl letters to Lois Jean Duncan, ms3080, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

United States. Army
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Papers, 1944-1948