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Evelyn Supply Papers

Identifier: TMD394

Content Description

This collection contains memorabilia from Supply’s time in the United States Army at Camp Hale, Colorado. Content includes her United States Army documents, correspondence, photographic prints, newspaper clippings, and booklets.


  • 1943-1945


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

Evelyn May Supply was born on May 1, 1919 in Hackensack, New Jersey to Otto and Florence A. Supply. She graduated from Dumont High School in Dumont, New Jersey in 1937 and worked as a file clerk in the loans and security division of the New York Life Insurance Company from 1938 to 1943. On February 3, 1943, she enlisted in the United States Army, Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) in New York City. She took on the rank of technician fourth grade (T/4) at Camp Hale, Colorado as a Chief Clerk where her responsibilities included processing insurance forms, writing correspondence, making statistical reports, and assisting with bond rallies. Supply was later promoted to the rank of Sergeant and served as the Clerk General where she was in charge of the Morning Report Section at Fort Wood, Missouri. During her time in the Army, she received the American Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, World War 2 Victory Medal, and the WAAC Service Ribbon. She was honorably discharged from the Army on December 17, 1945. After the war, she married Albert C. Pleskus on September 12, 1946 in Orangetown, New York. The couple had four children. Supply passed away on September 6, 2008 in Greenville, South Carolina.


1 box (.25 linear feet)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Patti Jensen, 2023.

Evelyn Supply Papers
Adrian Johnson
March 29, 2023
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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