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Accession number A2003.064
Collection Connie Hillsman Small Collection
Title Yvonne Wilson
Catalog Number A2003.064
Object Name Documents
Credit line Collection of the AAMI - Gift of Connie Hillsman
Dates of Creation 1945-1955
Access Conditions Open for research.
Copyrights no known restrictions
Scope & Content Correspondence to Mrs. Yvonne Wilson in 1945 and a death notification in 1955 to grandmother Emma Hicks. Copy of photograph with title "Company 6 3rd Reg. First WAC training center, Fort Des Moines, Iowa - 8 August 1944...'
Biographical History Connie Hillsman was born in Cedar Rapids, IA. Connie worked in the Tyler Elementary School Library until beginning her job at Cargill Corn in 1978 where she remained until retiring in 2001. She is an avid geneologist and is very interested in the geneology of the African American families in Cedar Rapids, especially those that have lived in the area the longest. Connie has collected many objects, documents, and photographs relating to African American history in Cedar Rapids.
Subjects Women
Military personnel
Military training
Military uniforms
World War II
Soldiers
Armies
Search Terms Women
Women - Military
Fort Des Moines
World War II
WWII
Recruits
Military women
Soldiers - Women
WACS
Des Moines
Cedar Rapids
People Wilson, Yvonne
Classification Military