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World War II Code Girls: What's in a Name?

This article by Dena Lombardo for the National Archives News (published March 2020) reviews an event hosted as part of the Know Your Records Program during which archives specialist Cara Moore Lebonick took the audience through the process of tracking down “Code Girl” personnel records at the National Archives at St. Louis. If you happen to be searching for records related to a "Code Girl" - Lebonick said having the name, maiden name, date of birth, employing agency, and location of employment can facilitate the search for Code Girl archives. Requests can be emailed to View the original article online.


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