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Guide to the Papers of Lawrence Winston
1938-1945
  MS 2

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 04, 2011
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

 
Title: Lawrence Winston Papers
Dates: 1938-1945
Abstract: Lawrence Winston was an African American United States Navy sailor who served aboard the USS Mugford and the USS General M.M. Patrick during World War II. The USS Mugford, a destroyer, was stationed at Pearl Harbor during the attack on December 7, 1941. This collection contains approximately three hundred and fifty letters written by Lawrence Winston to his wife Cecelia Winston, including forty V-mails.
Quantity: 1.08 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Location note: Manuscript cage
Call Phrase: MS 2