Collection: Richards Studio Collection
(Unique: 6120) Date: 07-30-1942 Description: The female employees of the Tacoma office of the telephone company collected more than $100 and presented it to Eva Hancock, of the South Tacoma USO, on July 30, 1942. The money was for the purchase of athletic equipment for use in the park where the USO stood. Mrs. Margaret O'Neil and Miss Kathleen Emory of the phone co. hand the check to Miss Hancock, while holding samples of the volleyball and archery equipment that the funds will be used to purchase. (T. Times 8/5/1942, pg. 5) Subjects:Hancock, Eva; O'Neil, Margaret; Emory, Kathleen; World War, 1939-1945--Social aspects--Tacoma; USO clubs (Tacoma)--1940-1950; Telephone companies--Tacoma; Sporting goods; Image type: Black & White Rights: See Tacoma Public Library for specific rights and permissions.