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Catalog Number MS 1690-02-02-01
Object Name Letter
Scope & Content This collection consists of Lois Dozier Norvell's correspondence, publications, personal records and memorabilia, and photographs. The collection has been arranged in four series following that order. Lois' primary war correspondents included the following: Dean C. Broome; F.A. (Jack) Brown; Hogan F. Buford; Ed Clark; Frank Cloudt; Don J. Coffee, Jr.; Claudia M. Couch; Bill DeHood; Charles M. Dobbins; Dean E. Dreyer; George R. Edwards; Jack Farr; Joseph F. Forestal, Jr.; J.M. Gregory; Frank E. Hamilton, Jr.; Hugh H. Howell, Jr.; Jean Johnson; Waldo Keller; Jimmie Lacher; Robert C. Lowe, Jr.; Larry Manley; James G. Mason; Robert T. Solenstein; Raymond Styles; Charles W. Swilling; Julian Thomas; Newton M. White. Some letters are addressed to Lois and Caroline Reid, a few to Caroline only. Caroline, one of Lois' close friends, helped her with the newsletter. Lois' family and personal correspondents include her parents, her daughter, her aunts Carolyn Lois "Carrie" Dozier and Eva Brinkley, her uncle Jack Kane, and sister Lallie, in addition to various college friends and coworkers.

The photographs series consists of photographs of Lois, her wartime correspondents, family, and various individuals and groups, both identified and unidentified. Identified soldiers pictured include Grady Banks; Warren Blackmon; Kirby Callaway; John Cash; Jack Cason; John Clark; Frank Cloudt; Neil Crawford; Cliff Darby; Jack Driskell; John Ell; John Ellis; Jack Farr; Hugo Franz; Bubba Hill; Johnny Hill; Bill Jacobs; Jean Johnson; Jan Keller; Bob Lowe, Louis J. Lucas; Jimmy Mason; Millard Poesy; Caroline Reid; Robert T. Solenstein; Edward H. Still; Bill Thomas; Julian J. Thomas; and Peyton Turner. Many of the photographs in the collection are undated or the subjects are unidentified. In addition, the collection contains pictures of Emory University, Lauren's alma mater. Also included in the collection are two of Lois' scrapbooks with photographs of family, friends, and World War II correspondents.

The boxes containing photographs are noted as "VM" (visual materials) in the collection inventory.
Physical characteristics Negatives are restricted from patron use.
Creator Norvell, Lois Dozier (Evelyn Dozier), 1917-1986
Title "Letters from Lois" June 26, 1944
Copyrights Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection Lois Dozier Norvell papers
Subjects Benkoski, Lallie Dozier (Alice Dozier)
Dozier, Alice Louise Brinkley, 1888-1967
Dozier, Obie Rogers (Obedience Rogers), 1888-1939
Emory University
Letters (correspondence)
Newspaper editors--Georgia--Atlanta
Norvell, Lois Dozier (Evelyn Dozier), 1917-1986
Soldiers--United States--Georgia
Women journalists--Georgia
World War, 1939-1945--Journalists--Georgia
World War, 1939-1945--War work--Georgia
World War, 1939-1945--Women--Georgia
People Dozier, Alice Louise Brinkley, 1888-1967
Dozier, Obie Rogers (Obedience Rogers), 1888-1939
Norvell, Lois Dozier (Evelyn Dozier), 1917-1986