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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG5491.AM:  Olive (Lindgren) Ricey, 1919-2012



Papers:  1944-1946

Lyons, Burt County, Nebraska:  Marine

Size:  One folder



BACKGROUND NOTE



Born on January 23, 1919, at Lyons, Nebraska, Olive Lindgren grew up in Logan, Nebraska.  She trained as a marine at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and the Naval Air Technical Training Center in Norman, Oklahoma.  Olive married David Jaimet in 1947.  He died in 1948.  She then married James Ricey in 1952.  Olive (Lindgren) Ricey died at Mission Viejo, California, on April 30, 2012.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of one folder containing correspondence, discharge papers, a certificate of military insurance, and a certificate of graduation from aviation machinist mate school.  The items date from 1944-1946 and relate to Olive (Lindgren) Ricey’s experiences training as a marine at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and the Naval Air Technical Training Center in Norman, Oklahoma.  The letters written to Olive’s sister, Mrs. Vernon Young, discuss camp routines and activities, Olive’s personal observations and family news.



INVENTORY



Papers of Olive (Lindgren) Ricey, 1944-1946



 



Subject headings:



Military life

Military service

Military training camps — United States

Ricey, Olive (Lindgren), 1919-2012

Women and the military

World War, 1939-1945



 



TMM     01-29-2021