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Overview of the Maerose J. Evans papers
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Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial records, bulletins, newsletters, serial issues, clippings, and photographs, relating to efforts to secure the release of American prisoners of war in Vietnam, efforts to secure information on American servicemen reported missing in action, and the families of those servicemen.
Maerose J. Evans was the wife of Commander James J. Evans, United States Navy, who went missing in action in 1965. Commander Evans was a naval aviator whose aircraft was lost during a reconnaissance mission over Laos. Maerose was originally from New Jersey and James was originally from Kansas. They were living in Alameda, California with two children, Monica and James, when Evans left for Laos. Evans was later presumed killed in action in 1974. Remains were returned in 1977 that were positively identified as Commander Evans.
13 manuscript boxes (5.2 linear feet)
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