Gertrude Blair Women's Army Corps paper
Scope and Content
The bulk of this collection consists of personal correspondence to and from Gertrude Blair, dated 1943-1956 that describe the daily activities of her WAC service. They include her time at Archer Field in Brisbane, Australia; Hollandia, Dutch New Guinea, later renamed Jayapura (Indonesia); and Manilia, Philippines. Other documents include individual soldier records, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, military publications, event programs and a publication titled WACS & Wings, 1944-1945.
- Majority of material found within 1944 - 1945
- Blair, Gertrude (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
Gertrude Blair (1902?- ) was born in Georgia and resided in St. Louis, Missouri most of her life. She served as a private and corporal in the Far East Air Force (FEAF), Women's Army Corps (WAC), and in the St. Louis Commercial Department during WWII. Additional biographical information about Gertrude Blair has been determined.
0.209 linear ft. (one half document case)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2016.
- Gertrude Blair Women's Army Corpos paper
- Jennifer Bowne
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.