Union Parish

Catharine Cole(Martha R. Field) I began this letter in a tiny, rather ramshackle hotel, a hundred miles of wilderness away from the parish of which I am to write. There is a big fire on a big hearth, put there for cheerfulness’ sake, but in the open window the purple stillness of an Indian summer … Continue reading Union Parish

Memories of One Woman’s Contribution to the War Industry Following Pearl Harbor

Vina Greer Henry December 8, 1941, 11:30 AM Central Standard Time, Athens High School, Athens, Louisiana. I will never forget this day, no matter how long I live. Mr. Whatley, the principal, called an assembly and turned on the radio for all to hear. The President of the United States was scheduled to address a … Continue reading Memories of One Woman’s Contribution to the War Industry Following Pearl Harbor