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Anne Heller Second World War correspondence

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2014-100-w

Content Description

This collection contains correspondence from Anne Heller during the Second World War. Heller served in the Women's Army Corps most of the correspondence and V-mail are addressed to her sister Rose Baker, also called Mrs. Alvin Baker on the address of the envelopes. Also included are photographs and ephemera collected overseas. Some of the letters are addressed to Anne, sent from her sister, soldiers, and friends. In her letters, Heller inquired about events back home and often spoke of her activities of where she was currently stationed at. She mentioned being stationed in Africa, Italy, and France. In one of her letters, she briefly wrote about the concentration camps and the stories she was hearing from some of the survivors.

Acquisition Type

Gift

Provenance

Gift of Ralph Weiss

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1943 - 1946

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (1 envelope)

Inventory

54 V-mail, personal, 1943-1945 28 correspondence, personal 1943-1945 65 photographs 1943-1946 2 business cards 1 pocket guide to Australia 1 pamphlet on the Mediterranian 1 opera program 1 booklet guide to opera 15 maps 1 scrapbook