Researcher asks readers to look at old letters
Last updated 9/9/2021 at 10:49am
HARRINGTON – Historic researcher and storyteller Rebecca Hom has asked for our readers to look in their family's old letters and see if they have any information regarding the WASPs from World War II. As unlikely as it seems, local readers might have letters written by Katherine Applegate and Vivian Witt, Harrington alumni from the Class of 1921. It was Vivian who sent the obituary of Katherine to The Citizen. Vivian had been an early telephone operator in Harrington and later resided in Illinois where she was a professional artist. Anyone having personal anecdotes about the women of the...
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