Manuscript Group 1395, Droppa Family Papers, ca. 1940 – 1945
Archives Documents, Manuscripts, Maps, & Photographs
Manuscript Group 1395, Droppa Family
Papers, ca. 1940 – 1945, 1 linear foot / 2 manuscript boxes
Call Number: MG 1395
Pamphlets, certificates, registration card, informational cards and booklets (“Going Back to Civilian Life”), the Basic Field Manual-Soldier’s Handbook, and a prayer book used by Andrew F. Droppa during his service in World War II; family photographs; school papers, an autograph book, and a scrapbook of Phyllis Horn (Droppa), a student at Florence Avenue School and Irvington High School in Irvington, New Jersey; and correspondence between Phyllis Horn (Droppa) and Arthur and Harold Yurkutat during the war. Also includes pamphlets and pictures of the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church and a map showing the danger and defense areas of Southern New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland (located in MG map cases).
Gift of Phyllis Droppa, 1996, 1997, 1998