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Oral History Interview with Mary Steele Leon, April 15, 1997

Description: Interview with Mary Steele Leon, a secretary for the U. S. Navy during and after World War II. She joined the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES) and was trained as a secretary. Her first assignment was in the office of the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) during World War II. The CNO at the time was Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King. After the war, she served as personal secretary for Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz while he was CNO. She was discharged in 1946.
Date: April 15, 1997
Duration: 31 minutes 04 seconds
Creator: Alexander, Bill & Leon, Mary Steele
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Letter from Bill Allcorn to Marion R. Thomas, April 15, 1959]

Description: Letter from Bill Allcorn to Marion R. Thomas discussing his eligibility to purchase through the Texas Veterans' Land Program. Mr. Allcorn informs him that the information in his Discharge does not qualify him as a "bona fide resident of Texas". He asks for more information on Mr. Thomas' place of residence before going into the Service and lets him know that his application is suspended.
Date: April 15, 1959
Creator: Allcorn, Bill
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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