Manuscript MS-2004.07


SOURCE: Mary Evelyn Hernandez

SIZE: .3 lf


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE: Mary Evelyn Long Hires Hernandez, a native of Gastonia, North Carolina, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Williams Long, Jr., graduated from LaGrange High School in 1962. She attended Belmont College in Nashville, Tennessee, and the University of Georgia in Athens. Mrs. Hernandez, a talented pianist, has been playing the piano since the age of nine. She trained under Miss Katherine Cline at LaGrange College and began teaching piano in LaGrange in 1975.

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection consists of a number of news articles, clippings and memorabilia compiled by Mary Evelyn Hernandez from her childhood. It also includes flight documents and artifacts relating to the military service of her father, John Williams Long, Jr. Long served in the United States Army Air Force beginning in 1942.


Folders 1-7 John Williams Long, Jr. Materials
1 Map of Panama Canal given by Robert J. Lovy, 1936
2 Portfolio for Aviation Cadets and Pilots Manual, 1941
3 Soldiers handbook and First Aid Field Manuals, 1941-1942
4 CPT Pilot Rating Book- John W. Long, 1942-1943
5 Flight Maneuvers Bulletin and Preflight Magazine, 1943
6 Elementary Weather for Pilot Trainees Workbook, 1943
7 John Williams Long Personal Notebook, 1943
8 Mary Evelyn Long and Santa, news article, 1948
9 The Nancy Harts, news article, 1959
10 LaGrange High Basketball Championship game, news article, 1960
11 Lewis Bell, Georgia State Patrol Commander, news article, 1960
12 Captain Joe Glenn Hyde Memorial; Rev. C.C. Kiser eulogy, 1963
13 Letters from Governor Ernest Vandiver and Alton Peavy, 1960-1972
14 LaGrange and Troup County history clippings and type script, n.d.


ART-2004.15 World War II Artifacts, cuff links, belt clips, tie pin
ART-2004.19 Girl Scouts Memorabilia


World War II
Nancy Harts