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DORIS GILBERT ENLISTS EARLY IN AUXILIARY CORPS - Among the first women to enlist in the new Women's Army Auxiliary Corp was Miss Doris Gilbert, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Fred Gilbert of Larrabee.  Miss Gilbert, who now resides in Los Angeles, CA, was employed in the business office of the Cherokee Daily Times before leaving Cherokee.

 Source: Cherokee County Historical Society Newsletter, Vol 15, Num 2, Feb 1980, Sec VI, Pg 2; a reprint from Cherokee Daily Times - June 10, 1942

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