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Bernice Quarles correspondence, 1942-1945.
BANC MSS 2010/139 1 box
Collection Overview

Title:

Bernice Quarles correspondence, 1942-1945

Creator/Contributor:

Quarles, Bernice, creator, correspondent.

Abstract:

Contains correspondence (over 100 letters) sent to Miss Bernice Quarles in Oakland, California from family members and friends, some of whom are soldiers serving overseas during World War II. Letters reflect the concerns of ordinary African-Americans during the World War II era. Includes a newspaper clipping photograph of Cpl. John Lee Harvey. Letters originate from states throughout the southern United States.

Date:

1942 (issued)

Subject:

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Quarles, Bernice -- Correspondence
Quarles family -- Correspondence
African Americans -- Correspondence
African American soldiers -- Correspondence

Note:

Bernice Quarles correspondence, BANC MSS 2010/139, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase from Bolerium Books ; 2010.
Bernice Quarles Lovely (born December 6, 1920 in Texas ; died November 1, 1996 in Alameda County, California) was a resident of Oakland, California. She married Alvin J. Lovely on October 26, 1974 in Alameda County.
In English.

Physical Description:

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0.4 (1

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2010/139 1 box

Origin:

California