Ruth M. Strawn Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of eight personal letters from Strawn to Mrs. and/or Mr. Webster of West Covington, Kentucky, and one letter from Strawn's friend Lauretta to her parents.
These letters talk about the active life she enjoyed with Lauretta and their fellow WACs off-duty. She also described the places she, Lauretta, and her parents travelled to, discussed her brief stay in the base hospital whlie undergoing surgery for a hernia, and lastly her excitement that the end of the war was announced.
- 1945 - 1946
- Other: Date acquired: 04/14/2008
- Strawn, Ruth M. (Person)
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Ruth Marlatt Strawn (1920-?), of California, enlisted in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) as an Aviation Cadet on 21 January 1943. In 1945, she was stationed at Camp Ross in Wilmington, California, until the end of the war.
0.20 Linear Feet (1 oversized folder)
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Ruth Marlatt Strawn (1920-?) was a sergeant in the Women's Army Corps from 1943-1945.
This collection consists of personal letters to Mrs. and/or Ms. Webster from Strawn and one letter from Strawn's friend Lauretta to her parents.
This collection is in chronological order.
Source of Acquisition
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