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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

MAGGIE V. MCPHERSON PAPERS

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BIOABSTRACT

Maggie V. McPherson (1909-1976) served in the American Red Cross and the Special Services from 1942-1976.


COLLECTION SUMMARY

The Maggie V. McPherson Papers primarily contains printed materials, including newsletters, booklets, yearbooks, and clippings, especially from her time in Korea. It also contains three scrapbooks which document her Red Cross service in WWII, her duty in the Special Services from the late 1940s through the 1950s, and her tenure at the Double Five service club in Osan, Korea, in 1959 and 1960.

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BIOGRAPHY

Maggie V. McPherson (1909-1976) is a graduate of Woman's College of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (now UNCG). During World War II, McPherson volunteered with the American Red Cross, which assigned her to various service clubs for U.S. military personnel. After the war, McPherson joined the Special Services to operate Army service clubs. From 1949 to 1951, she directed Air Force service clubs in Guam and Japan. From 1951 through the mid-1970s, she served in the Recreation Center at Osan Air Base in Korea.


CONTENTS AVAILABLE ONLINE:
Item
Maggie V. McPherson at typewriter, circa 1946
Item # WV0123.6.001
From the Maggie V. McPherson Papers