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Carol Olive Haley collection, 1944-1958, 2014 March 18

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Series I: Manuscripts
BOX-FOLDER MSS2515/1 Biographical Information, March 18, 2014
MS01: Brief biographical overview of Carol Haley's life, written by her childen.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2515/2-4 Correspondence, January 16, 1945-April 18, 1946
MS02: 44 letters from Naval engineer Bernley Asel while stationed in the Pacific Theater (Guam and the Philipinnes), and to whom Haley was briefly engaged; topics include living conditions, leisure activities, friendships, and family.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2515/5 Correspondence, January 25, 1944-December 23, 1945
MS02: 23 letters from Carol to John Haley, while stationed in the European Theater (Sicily, Italy) then Stateside with the Army, and John to Carol to whom she married, January 1946; topics include leisure time activities, basketball games, softball, dances, movies; family and friends.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2515/6-7 Correspondence, January 16, 1944-December 23, 1946
MS02: 67 envelopes.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2515/8 Creative Works, 1945
MS03: Hand-drawing of Bernley Asel sent in letter to Carol.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2515/9 Military Papers, 1946-1958
MS04: Department of Veterans Affairs, State of California certificate for veterans benefits for Carol Haley, 04/18/1958; report of separation from Navy for Carol; correction notice name Carol Dillon to Carol Haley; military paper for Bernley Asel, Naval Air Transport Service Command passenger manifest 06/10/1946.
Series II: Photographs
BOX-FOLDER MSS2515/10 Copy of Photographic Prints, 1943-1946
PH01: Carol Haley in uniform at time of service.
PH02-PH03: Carol Haley in Navy uniform and John Haley in Army uniform standing outside in front of house.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2515/11 Original Photographs, 1943-1946
PH04: Camp Parks, California women's softball team posing in front of base sign, Carol Dillon Haley 2nd row, 2nd from right, 1945.
PH05: Softball game with spectators in the bleachers.
PH06: Carol Haley with Bernley Asel (both in uniform).
PH07: Bernley Asel in uniform.
PH08-PH10: Bernley Asel with fellow Navy engineers stationed in the Pacific Theater.
PH11: Sketch of Bernley Asel in uniform.

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