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U.S. Army School for Personnel Services

 Organization

During World War Two, Washington and Lee University hosted the U.S. Army's School for Special Services, which was later know as the 'Army School for Special and Morale Services' and in its final form, 'The Army School for Personnel Services.' 22,000 men and women completed the program during its four year period.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Henderson Family Photographs of the U.S. Army School for Special and Morale Services

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0149
Content Description A collection of 14 photographic prints with a CD of digital copies of attendees of the U.S. Army School for Special and Morale Services at Washington and Lee University during World War II. Washington and Lee became a center for special services training during the war. Images include group photos of members of the school in front of the colonnade and a shot of the footbridge to Wilson Field. These are modern color prints from the original negatives and include captions. The physical prints are...
Dates: Majority of material found within Beginning of the U.S. Army Specialized Training Program at Washington and Lee

Photographs of the Washington and Lee University Campus from the World War Two era.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU -Coll -PP-0109
Content Description 12 photographs of Washington and Lee University campus which include the colonnade and academic buildings, Lee Chapel, Doremus gym, dorms, and fraternity houses. The photographs were taken by Army officer J.W. 'Bill' Stevens, who attended the U.S. Army's School for Personnel Services hosted by Washington and Lee University during World War Two.
Dates: Majority of material found within Creation of the photographs