Holmquist Hostesses

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Description

Black and white newspaper clipping with photo and description. "Something new was added to the USO-Red Cress canteen menu when Holmquist sponsored a day and served verlena kransa, a Swedish cookie, to 800 servicemen and women. Besides donating $18.75, the community brought in butter and eggs, pheasant sandwiches, Christmas cookies and cakes. Hostesses were (front row, left to right) Judith Mattson and Mesdames Herman Carlson, Charles Mattson, August Schmig, Rueben Mattson, Albert Holmquist and Miss Vera Olson. (Second row) Mesdames Elmer Hawkinson, Ernest Henrickson, Allen Holmquist, P. A. Malloy, Ed Carlson and Elmer Berg."

Subject

Aberdeen, SD -- History

Contributor

WWII Pheasant Canteen Team

Rights

© Beulah Williams Library Archives & Special Collections

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