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Title Muriel Grefsrud Collection
Call Number MSS 101
Extent 7 Folders
Dates of Creation 1945-1946
Creator Muriel Grefsrud
Scope & Content This collection spans the years of World War 2 in 1945-1946 in in the U.S. in various stations, to Tokyo, Japan. This collection is mainly compromised of photographs and letters he sent home to his friends and family.
Admin/Biographical History This collection centers on Norris Grefsrud, a man who was in World War 2. Photographs of Australian soldiers. There are photographs of soldiers and ships, during the war years. A few photographs of his friends. Norris Grefsrud takes pictures of a fire, and a few places he travels to. Norris was in charge of the mixers in his line of work in the military while in the army. A lot of time was spent in Tokyo, Japan during the war.
There are also letters addressed to Thelma, Vernon, Myrtle, his parents, Earl his brother, Lorraine, Ardell. Some of his letters are censored, they start from when he leaves, and when he is still in the states from his barracks to Fort Snelling, to where he is stationed in Missouri, to Texas, then abroad in Japan.
People Grefsrud, Norris
Grefsrud Family
Subjects War
Access Conditions There are no access restrictions on the materials, and the collection is open to all members of the public in accordance with state law.
Copyrights The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright of the state of Minnesota, which may be involved in the use of this collection.
Language of Material English
Archival History Copied from Muriel Grefsurd in 2012.
Containers Letters from Ardell, 1945
Letters from Norris’s Mother, 1945
Letters from from Myrtle, 1945
Letters from Vernon, 1945
Letters to Norris Grefsrud, 1945
Norris Gresfrud Photographs, 1945-1946
Photographs During War, 1945-1946