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Guide to the Grace Avery Lillard Papers
1915-1990
(bulk, 1943-1945)
 MS 3069

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lillard, Grace Avery, 1919-1990
Title: Grace Avery Lillard papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1915-1990 (bulk, 1943-1945)
Abstract: A small collection documenting the World War II military experiences of Grace Avery Lillard (1919-1990), technician, 5th grade, Women's Army Corps (WAC) Detachment, 1st Tactical Air Force (Provisional), who served in England, France, and Germany, doing cryptography and clerical work dealing with signals. Includes her pocket Bible, some letters sent home from Europe, a detailed scrapbook of photographs and ephemera, and Lillard's typed account of the activities of her detachment between 1944 and 1945.
Quantity: 1.25 Linear Feet (in 1 half-document box and 1 flat box)
Call Phrase: MS 3069