Elizabeth A. Wilson Papers,1941-1991

Descriptive Summary

Title
Elizabeth A. Wilson Papers,1941-1991
Creator
Wilson, Elizabeth A., 1902
Extent
1.33 cubic ft.
Subjects
American Red Cross-- History-- 20th century.
American Red Cross-- History-- Sources.
Chicago (Ill.)-- Description and travel.
Christmas-- Alberta-- Edmonton-- History-- Sources.
Floods-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- 20th century.
Floods-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945-- Sources.
Louisville Service Club (Louisville, Ky.)-- Archives.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
United Service Organization-- History-- Sources.
United States.-- Army-- History-- World War, 1939-1945-- Sources.
World War, 1939-1945-- Concentration camps-- Germany-- Sources.
World War, 1939-1945-- War work-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- Sources.
Finding Aid Author
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Coordinator of the Louisville Service Club during World War II. Papers collected by Wilson while serving as coordinator of the Louisville Service Club. Included is correspondence to Wilson from servicemen both overseas and stateside, Service Club, Red Cross, and USO associates, and wives and relatives of servicemen. Letters relate news, activities, and experiences of those serving in World War II in the military and with those organizations, including a description of a concentration camp. Also included are Service Club records, sound recordings made by servicemen to club staff, a musical production named "All Clear," and an oral history on Wilson and the Service Club. Card index in repository