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Clarice F. Pollard Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A-0223

Scope and Contents

The scrapbook is predominantly and structured around a 21-page typescript entitled "A Khaki WAAC in the Lone Star State." Pollard supplemented the text with caricatures and cartoons, an issue from the class newsletter, the program to a variety show put on by her class, a copy of her transcript, and her class’ graduation program. Pollard includes photographs (originals and photocopies) of her herself, friends and classmates in uniform and in and around Nacogdoches.

Researchers might be particularly interested in the caricatures and cartoons. One appears in the unit newspaper, the ‘WAAC Tag Echo’ (vol.1, no.7, 5/20/1943) and several appear to be from after her time in Nacogdoches.

The collection also includes two chapters and publicity materials for Pollard’s book on the same topic, ‘Laugh, Cry and Remember—the Journal of a GI Lady!”


  • Creation: 1943-1989


Language of Materials

The collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.


0.30 Cubic Feet


This collection is described in three folders and housed in a clamshell box. It is organized at the folder level.

Related Materials

Pollard, Clarice F. (Clarice Fortgang). Laugh, cry and remember: the journal of a G. I. lady. Phoenix, AZ: Journeys Press, 1991. ETRC D769.39 .P64 1991x

Pollard, Clarice F. (Clarice Fortgang). Oral history interview. Interviewed by Dr. Bobby H. Johnson for the repository's World War II oral history project. ETRC OH-83

Guide to the Clarice F. Pollard Collection
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository