Monthly Archives: March 2014

One Last Stop – The National Archives College Park

The snow didn’t stop us from our final day of research. First we acquired our research cards by watching a video on how to treat and protect the records. Modern Military records including the WWII collection is housed in the … Continue reading

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The Women of Collington – A National Treasure

Our visit to Collington yielded a treasure trove. Our gracious hostess and dear friend Anna Shea invited us to stay at the Collington Retirement Community in Mitchellville, Maryland. I had interviewed two of her friends, Sue and Ricky, on a … Continue reading

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WAC Field Trip Cryptologic Museum

We spent our Saturday at the National Cryptologic Museum at Fort Meade, Maryland, http://www.nsa.gov/about/cryptologic_heritage/museum/. The Museum was packed with Boy Scouts, families, students and even a NSA police dog with his handler. We took a walk through cryptologic time beginning … Continue reading

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WAC Field Trip Day 2

Arlington VA, we began our second day at the Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation. Britta Granrud, Curator of Collections pulled my mother’s file of photographs she had sent to the Foundation in the mid 1990’s. And there … Continue reading

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WAC Field Trip

Fort Lee Virginia, first stop on our WAC Field Trip. Pook, my good friend from Knoxville, creative computer graphics photographer and artist extraordinaire has agreed to join me in this exploration as my official photographer. Our goal is to visit … Continue reading

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