Luida and Lewis Sanders Papers, 1941-1952, 1957-1991, 2000

Summary Information

Title: Luida and Lewis Sanders Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1941-1952, 1957-1991, 2000

  • Sanders, Luida E., 1917-
  • Sanders, Lewis E., 1919-1968
Call Number: Mss 168; PH Mss 168; M78-189; M2004-010

Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (2 archives boxes) and 9 photographs; plus additions of 241 photographs, 50 negatives, and 1229 transparencies

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Luida Sanders and Lewis Sanders, a Wisconsin brother and sister, primarily concerning their Army service during World War II and the Korean War, including correspondence which provides information both on the Sanders’ family and friends, and on the procedures, regulations, social life, and daily activities of Army life; and materials resulting from Luida’s service in the W.A.C.s such as gossip sheets, diary, duty and personal notes, and orders. Also included is correspondence from Lewis to Luida and their mother, Ida, in 1950 as well as a biography compiled by Luida related to Lewis’ military service. Additionally there are photographs depicting Lewis Sanders with his comrades in Kunsan, Korea, personal photographs collected by Luida Sanders, and transparencies, primarily dating from the 1970s, documenting Madison and other cities in Wisconsin.

Language: English

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