Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Wednesday’s Wonderful Collection - Joycelene Duncan World War II scrapbook, MS.000861

Joycelene Duncan was born around 1923 in Guy, Faulkner County, Arkansas, to Minnie Pearl Quattlebaum and Sherman Duncan. Joycelence had two brothers, Alton Duncan and Jefferson Duncan, who fought in World War II and both are buried in the Little Rock National Cemetery. Her brother-in-law, Freeman Ray “Short” Bowman, who was married to Thelma Duncan, served in the Navy during World War II.

This collection is comprised of a scrapbook containing photographs of the Duncan and Bowman families during the 1940s. Many of the images are of the Duncan and Bowman men in their military uniforms as well as images of the women in Little Rock, Arkansas.