Appelbaum Family Papers, 1942-1946, 1971-1975 (S0088)

1 cubic foot

The Appelbaum Family papers contain a scrapbook created by Marie C. Hamacher Appelbaum, documenting her son Lawrence T. Appelbaum's service in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. The scrapbook consists of correspondence, photographs, greeting cards, and newspaper clippings Lawrence T. Appelbaum sent her from 1942 to 1946. Also included in the collection are two books written by Marie Appelbaum, chronicling the Hamacher, Schliesing, Menner, Volker, Appelbaum, and Hess families. Other items of interest consist of Lawrence Appelbaum's yearbook for the Marine Corps Air Group 61 (South Pacific islands).