Swank Family World War II Collection
- Swank, Harry F. (Person)
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
0.25 Cubic Feet
Biographical or Historical Information
Mary Addie Foster of Corinth, Mississippi, joined the Marine Corps Woman's Reservists in March 1943. She received basic training at Hunter College in New York City and was later stationed in Washington, North Carolina, and California. She was one of only four Woman's Reservists selected to be receptionists to the American delegation at the United Nations conference in San Francisco in 1945. She received her military discharge in December 1945, and in 1946 she and Harry F. Swank were married. They moved to Texas in 1960.
The collection consists of materials relating to the military careers of Harry F. Swank and Mary Foster Swank during World War II.
("Swank Family WWII Collection." Control File, East Texas Research Center. Ralph W. Steen Library. Stephen F. Austin State University).
- Guide to the Swank Family World War II Collection