World War II employee newsletter of Shapleigh Hardware Company (St. Louis, Mo.), June 23, 1944-September 12, 1945

These newsletters contain information on activities of Shapleigh Hardware Company employees during World War II, focusing on those who were away serving in the military. This information is often taken from letters home written by employees, and first-hand details of their experience in the military are often included. In some cases, the information consists only of a brief mention, such as "Buell Tucker sends regards from San Francisco" or "George Clement, who is a radar instructor in Wisconsin." These newsletters also include some mentions of employees who were not in the military, such as "Mrs. Ada Schanuel of the Eastern Bookkeeping Department, completed twenty-five years of Service with the Company of March 24th."

Location: St.L. / 05 / Sh529
Categories: Businesses