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Brockie Daniels Papers


Brockie Daniels (1912-2007) was born in Manteo, North Carolina to Edward and Mary Wescott Daniels. She was one of five children. Daniels received her Bachelor of Arts in English in 1935 from the Women's College of the University of North Carolina. She was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Air Force where she was stationed both in the United States and in the European theatre. She remained in the Air Force until her retirement in 1964. Daniels was also a member of Manteo Baptist Church for more than 80 years.The Brockie Daniels Papers consists of military records, photographs, college diplomas, and correspondence.

Title

Brockie Daniels Papers

Collection Number

PC.5080

Date(s)

1921-1964

Box 1Box 2Box 3
Language

English

Physical Description
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Abstract

Brockie Daniels (1912-2007) was born in Manteo, North Carolina to Edward and Mary Wescott Daniels. She was one of five children. Daniels received her Bachelor of Arts in English in 1935 from the Women's College of the University of North Carolina. She was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Air Force where she was stationed both in the United States and in the European theatre. She remained in the Air Force until her retirement in 1964. Daniels was also a member of Manteo Baptist Church for more than 80 years.

The Brockie Daniels Papers consists of military records, photographs, college diplomas, and correspondence.

Physical Location

3E4

Creator

Daniels, Brockie

Repository

Outer Banks History Center


This collection is broken into three series: Family Papers, Military Records, and Photographs and Negatives.


Available for research.


Copyright is retained by the authors of these materials, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law (Title 17 US Code). Individual researchers are responsible for using these materials in conformance with copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.


Processed by Kelly R. Grimm, October, 2009

Encoded by Kelly R. Grimm, October, 2009


Mary Brockwell "Brockie" Daniels (1912-2007) was born in Manteo, North Carolina to Edward and Mary Wescott Daniels. She was one of five children. She received her BA in English in 1935 from the Women's College of the University of North Carolina. From 1936-1939, Daniels taught English and history in Hertford County, North Carolina. She also served as recreational director for a reform school in Hertford County and was the Hertford County supervisor of adult education. Shortly afterwards, Daniels enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, serving in the Women's Air Corps in both the United states and Europe. During the war, she was sent to Paris, France as a member of the 29th Traffic Regulating Group, the group responsible for controlling and regulating traffic in the Military Railway Service, in Marine Operations and Motor Transport throughout the European Theatre. After the war, she remained in the Air Force until her retirement in 1964. Daniels was a member of Manteo Baptist Church for more than 80 years.


[Identification of item], PC.5080, Brockie Daniels Papers, Outer Banks History Center, Manteo, N.C., U.S.A.


Donated by Laura Strickland in 2008.


The Brockie Daniels Papers consist of military records, family papers, and photographs and slides. Daniels' military paperwork includes her airman's qualification card, performance reports, honorable discharge and retirement papers, and photographs that include family pictures, photos from her time in Europe during World War II, and her travels to Arizona, California, and New York.


  • Daniels, Edward S. 1870 - 1950
  • Daniels, Mary Brockwell, 1912-2007
  • Wescott, Ebner, 1896 - 1951
  • Wescott, Naomi Daniels, 1898 - 1958
  • Daniels family
  • United States. Air Force
  • Big Ben (Tower clock)
  • Buckingham Palace (London, England)
  • United States. Army. Women' Army Corps. 29th Traffic Regulating Group
  • Women's College of the University of North Carolina
  • World War, 1939 - 1945 - Participation, Female
  • Ausable Chasm (N.Y.)
  • Florida
  • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
  • Hollis (N.C.)
  • Indiana
  • New York (State)
  • Paris (France)
  • Roanoke Island (N.C.)

Folder: 1:3.1  
Marriage Certificate, Eber Wescott and Naomi Daniels
1920

Folder: 1:3.2  
Sixth Grade Report Card, Brockie Daniels

Folder: 1:3.3  
E. R. Daniels Commission of Appointment, Dare County Pension Board
1938

Folder: 1:3.4  
Diary, Brockie Daniels
1933

Folder: 1:3.5  
<title xlink:type="simple" render="italic">North Carolina College for Women In Pictures</title>

Folder: 1:3.6  
Brockie Daniels' Diploma, the Women's College of the University of North Carolina
1935

Folder: 1:3.7  
<title xlink:type="simple" render="italic">The Elementary Spelling Book</title>
1908

Folder: 1:3.8  
<title xlink:type="simple" render="italic">Practical High School Speller</title>
1915

Folder: 1:3.9  
Ephemera

Folder: 1:3.10  
Daniels' Family Financial Notes

Folder: 1:4.1  
Women's Air Corps, 29th Traffic Regulating Group, Paris, France

Folder: 1:4.2  
Airman's Qualification Card

Folder: 1:4.3  
U. S. Airman Performance Report

Folder: 1:4.4  
Air Force Paperwork

Folder: 1:4.5  
Air Force Special Order

Folder: 1:4.6  
Armed Forces Enlistment Record
1958

Folder: 1:4.7  
Leave Request and Instructions
1961

5352  
Air Force

5353  
Commendation Medal
Folder: 1:4.8  
Paperwork
1963-1964
Item: 1:4.9  
Certificate
1964
Folder: 1:4.10  
Honorable Discharge Paperwork
Folder: 1:4.11  
Retirement Papers
1964

5359  
Photographs, United States

Folder: 2:5.1  
Daniels Family
Folder: 2:5.2  
Grand Canyon, Arizona
1954
Folder: 2:5.3  
California
Folder: 2:5.4  
Indiana
Folder: 2:5.5  
Hollis, North Carolina
Folder: 2:5.6  
Outer Banks
Folder: 2:5.7  
Raleigh, North Carolina
Folder: 2:5.8  
New York
Folder: 2:5.9  
Ausable Chasm, New York
Folder: 2:5.10  
Unidentifed People and Places

Folder: 2:5.11  
Slides, United States

Folder: 2:5.12  
Negatives, United States

5372  
Photographs, Europe, World War II

Folder: 2:5.13  
Women's Air Corps Camp, France, World War II
Folder: 2:5.14  
Shipboard, World War II
Folder: 2:5.15  
Military Troops and WACs in Europe, World War II
Folder: 2:5.16  
England, World War II
Folder: 3:5.17  
France, World War II
Folder: 3:5.18  
Unidentified Places in Europe

Folder: 3:5.19  
Negatives: Europe, World War II