October 29, 2022

Lincolnettes (Lincoln, Neb.) [RG1182.AM]


RG1182.AM:  Lincolnettes (Lincoln, Neb.)

Misc. papers:  1944-1945
Size:  One folder


The collection consists of miscellaneous items relating to the Lincolnettes (Lincoln, Nebraska); a group of women who served as hostesses in recreational activities for servicemen stationed in Lincoln, Nebraska, during World War II. Included in the collection are cardboard signs for various activities; rules and procedures; a list of scheduled events for 1945; a list of women who were not admitted to activities and why; and letters from Lincoln mayor, Lloyd J. Marti, and the American Red Cross praising the activities of the Lincolnettes.

Note:  See the photo component [RG1182.PH] for images relating to the Lincolnettes (Lincoln, Nebraska). Additional related materials can be found in the Nebraska USO Collection [RG1331].

Subject headings:

Allsebrook, Elaine
Carpenter, Norma
Dansky, Evelyn R.
Lincoln (Neb.) — History
Lincolnettes (Lincoln, Neb.)
Marti, Lloyd J.
Soldiers — Recreation
United States. Army — Service clubs
World War, 1939-1945 — Nebraska
World War, 1939-1945 — Participation, female
World War, 1939-1945 — War work

Revised TMM         04-10-2009

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