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Lenore Schwartz Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box: WWII 2, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: 2014-058-w-r

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 11 pieces of correspondence, authored by three different soldiers, writing to Lenore Schwartz during World War Two. Lenore Schwartz worked for the USO/Jewish Welfare Board. She attended social events with soldiers on their way to the Philippines and other destinations, keeping in touch with several of them.

Of particular interest are three copies of a poem written by Sgt. Smith Dawless about his experiences in World War II.

The authors of these letters are Phil Stern, Lenny Greenbaum, and an unknown individual referred to as "Fishman". The majority of these letters were written by Phil Stern.

Dates

  • 1943 March 25-1944 December 26

Physical Description

Letters are in good condition.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions. For further copyright information, please contact the archivist.

Extent

0.06 Linear Feet (2 folders)

Overview

This collection contains 11 pieces of correspondence, authored by three different soldiers, writing to Lenore Schwartz during World War Two.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Patrice Rowe

Physical Description

Letters are in good condition.
Title
Finding Aid for the Lenore Schwartz Second World War correspondence
Status
Completed
Author
Norm Lee
Date
10/22/2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Contact:
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States