Helene Poland Lawrence
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence, photographs, newsletters and newspaper copies, event programs and a graduation invitation, 1939 - 1965
File — Box: 1
Identifier: WV 0457- File Box 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains personal correspondence, newsletters, photographs, newspaper clippings, event programs and a graduation invitation. This collection primarily focuses on Lawrence's achievements practicing law in the Coast Guard and Navy, and as a civilian practicing Immigration Law. The photographs not only contain pictures of Lawrence, but also with her husband, with other SPARS or military personnel, and another person who is unnamed. Most of the collection consists of photographs,...
Dates: 1939 - 1965
Identifier: WV 0457
Abstract Helene Poland Lawrence (1913-2002) of Quincy, Massachusetts, served in the U.S. Coast Guard Women's Reserve (SPARS) as a lieutenant stationed in Washington, D.C., where she began her career in criminal law. After World War II, she obtained a degree in French from the University of Paris before resuming law practice with the U.S. Naval Reserve and as a civilian.This collection contains personal correspondence, newsletters, photographs, newspaper cpies, event programs and a graduation...
Dates: 1939-1965; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2009