Ballard (Ottis and Jessie Dola Stephenson) papers
Mississippi State University Libraries
Item TypeFinding Aid
MSS. 204. 1943-1944. 1.5 cubic feet. Letters between Otis and Jessie Dola Ballard written during World War II, military records, Bible and artifacts related to Otis Ballard's military service in Africa and Italy. Also includes four issues (1943-1944) of the newsletter published by the Gulf Ordnance Plant in Prairie, Mississippi, part of the defense industry during World War II. Jessie Dola Ballard worked for the plant during the war.