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Scherer (Waldemar) Second World War Correspondence and Scrapbook
2013.057.w.r  
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Description
This collection contains one scrapbook of newspaper columns written by Waldemar Scherer and correspondence to his son Richard.
Background
Waldemar P. Scherer was born on December 8, 1889 in Mankato, Minnesota to his parents George William Scherer and Minna Manderfeld. He remained living there and married Wilamine "Minnie" Hanson in 1916. They had five children; Robert, William, Richard, Betty, and Waldemar, Jr. Included in the collection are letters to Richard while he was serving as a Marine in the Second World War. Waldemar worked as an "advertising man" for Standard Oil Company and wrote for the Mankato (Minnesota) Free Press in a series of columns titled "Overseas Mail." Waldemar passed away May 16, 1970 in Mankato.
Extent
0.25 Linear Feet (3 folders)
Restrictions
There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.
Availability
This collection is open for research.