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Guide to the Mabel Crocheron Papers, RG 019


Listed by: Dieter C. Ullrich
Date: May 2003

Date Span:
1875-1925

Size:
0.5 cubic feet

Number of Boxes:
1 Letter Doc Box

Historical or Biographical Sketch:
Mabel Preston Crocheron was born in Gadsden, Alabama in 1887. She attended Agnes Scott College prior to the First World War. Crocheron was accepted by the National War Council of the Young Men's Christian Association for service in October 1918. She arrived in France after the armistice in November of 1918 and served in Le Havre until July 1919. In 1920, she was appointed as Alabama's first woman county probation officer.

Scope and Content:
Consists of correspondence written to Mabel Preston Crocheron from 1917 to 1920. Also contains earlier correspondence from H. P. Crocheron dating between 1875 to 1893. Includes, clippings, picture postcards, pamphlets, maps, official documents, notes, newsletters, programs, souvenirs, a passport, and miscellaneous materials relating to Ms. Crocheron's mission to Europe following the First World War.


Item list:
Box 1

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