|Creator:||Davis, Myrtle Louise|
|Title:||Myrtle Louise Davis papers|
|Quantity:||0.7 Linear feet (1 document box, 1 slide box, 1 oversized A)|
Myrtle Louise Davis, daughter of Nolan C. Davis of Brunswick, Georgia, attended Glynn Academy High School (also in Brunswick) and Bessie Tift Baptist College in Forsyth, Georgia. She entered the Women's Army Corps in September 1944, received basic training at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, and had occupational therapy training at Hallaran General Hospital in Staten Island, New York. Afterward, she served the majority of her duty at AAF Convalescent Hospital in Plattsburgh, New York, where she taught music, with some temporary field duty at Mitchell Field, New York and Greensboro, South Carolina. She finished her service in December, 1946.
The collection consists of correspondence from Myrtle Louise Davis to her family, dated October 1944-December 1946. Also included are various cards and handbooks issued in service, postcards including unusual WAC ones, photos, miscellaneous newspapers from various assignments, insignia, buttons, and personnel records.
Arranged by record type.
Myrtle Louise Davis papers. MS 3097. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.