Olive (Lindgren) Ricey [RG5491.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG5491.AM:  Olive (Lindgren) Ricey, 1919-2012

Papers:  1944-1946
Lyons, Burt County, Nebraska:  Marine
Size:  One folder

BACKGROUND NOTE

Born on January 23, 1919, at Lyons, Nebraska, Olive Lindgren grew up in Logan, Nebraska.  She trained as a marine at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and the Naval Air Technical Training Center in Norman, Oklahoma.  Olive married David Jaimet in 1947.  He died in 1948.  She then married James Ricey in 1952.  Olive (Lindgren) Ricey died at Mission Viejo, California, on April 30, 2012.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of one folder containing correspondence, discharge papers, a certificate of military insurance, and a certificate of graduation from aviation machinist mate school.  The items date from 1944-1946 and relate to Olive (Lindgren) Ricey’s experiences training as a marine at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and the Naval Air Technical Training Center in Norman, Oklahoma.  The letters written to Olive’s sister, Mrs. Vernon Young, discuss camp routines and activities, Olive’s personal observations and family news.

INVENTORY

Papers of Olive (Lindgren) Ricey, 1944-1946

 

Subject headings:

Military life
Military service
Military training camps -- United States
Ricey, Olive (Lindgren), 1919-2012
Women and the military
World War, 1939-1945

 

TMM     01-29-2021

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