Guide to the Mary Krakora Papers, RG 420

Listed by:  Catherine Conner
Date:  December 1999

Date Span:  July 1942 October 1944

Size of Collection: 12 file folders

Biographical Sketch:  During World War II, Mary Krakora  of Cleveland, Ohio, corresponded with numerous service men who became her pen pals.

Scope / Content:  Contains letters from 12 Army Air Force service men to Mary Krakora about their lives on U.S. Army bases during World War II.

Box 1

  1. A.J. Bline

  2. PFC Walt Schlemer

  3.  PFC Jerry J. Slvetlik

  4. Cpl. Robert W. Coy

  5. PFC Elva F. Haley

  6. PFC Daniel C. Johnson

  7. PFC Robert M. Weiss

  8. Arthur W. DuBois

  9. PFC Robert H. Mueller (letters describe airplane, mechanics, engines, accidents)

  10. PFC Arden N. Barnes

  11. PFC Shirley Greenhill

  12. Sgt. C. Jake Lewis (letters describe airplanes, mechanics, engines, accidents)

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