Frances Strohecker papers

Frances Strohecker papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Pool, Jack Freeman
Creator: Strohecker, Frances
Creator: Woodall, Robert
Title: Frances Strohecker papers
Dates: 1918, 1944-1945
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of correspondence and photographs of Frances Strohecker of Macon, Georgia from 1918, 1944-1945. Includes two letters (1918) to Strohecker from Robert Woodall while in France serving with Company F of the 101st Infantry Division discussing news of friends and movements of the 101st. The bulk of the letters (1944-1945), were written to Strohecker from Jack Freeman Pool during his service in France, Belgium, and Germany during World War II. Pool describes camp life; trips to Paris (France), Bavaria, and Germany; the destruction in France and Germany; the German people; and military administration in post-war Germany. The collection also contains photographs of World War I soldiers, mainly at Camp Wheeler, Georgia, and photographs of Jack Freeman Pool in Europe.
Coll. Number: ms2359

Biographical/Historical Note

This collection contains World War I (1918) letters and photographs from Robert Woodall to Frances Strohecker, and World War II letters and photographs (1944-1945) from Jack Freeman Pool to Frances Strohecker. Each time, Frances Strohecker is the receipient, receiving letters from active duty military friends. The details of the collection concentrate on Woodall's 101st Infantry Division in World War I and Pool's experiences in France and Germany in World War II.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Bavaria (Germany)--Description and travel.
Camp Wheeler (Ga.)
Germany--Description and travel.
Paris (France)--Description and travel.
Soldiers--United States.
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 101st. Company F.
World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1939-1945--Destruction and pillage--France.
World War, 1939-1945--Destruction and pillage--Germany.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Frances Strohecker papers. MS 2359. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Address book- Memorandum
2WWI Photos
3WWII Photos
4Miscellaneous correspondence