Myrtle Wolfshohl letters to Lois Jean Duncan

Myrtle Wolfshohl letters to Lois Jean Duncan

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Wolfshohl, Myrtle
Title: Myrtle Wolfshohl letters to Lois Jean Duncan
Dates: 1944-1948
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms3080

Biographical/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 Note

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.

Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Papers, 1944-1948