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A0063 – Aileen Lewerenz Fowler Warner Papers


Title: Aileen Lewerenz Fowler Warner Papers
Date span:  1918-1944 (bulk 1944)
Physical description: .25 linear ft. (1 box)
Creator(s): Aileen Lewerenz Fowler Warner
Language note: English



Restriction on Access: The collection is available for supervised use by appointment during normal Boynton Beach City Library hours. Users are required to complete a registration form and comply with the library’s regulations governing use.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction: Materials in the collections are to be used for private study, scholarship, or research in accord with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). The Boynton Beach City Library adheres to all conditions specified in the law when providing reproductions of copyrighted material. Any use of a reproduction in excess of “fair use," may result in the user’s liability for copyright infringement.

Acquisition Information: From Boynton Beach Historical Society (2016.022); and Aileen Lewerenz Fowler Warner via the Boynton Cultural Centre, Inc. (2018.010)

Preferred Citation: Collection title, box, and folder numbers, Boynton Beach City Library



Historical Note: Aileen Lewerenz (b. 1918) married James R. Fowler in 1943. Her parents, Walter and Hatty Lewerenz, and many of her siblings, lived in Boynton Beach.

Scope and Content Note: Chiefly ephemera relating to Lewerenz’s time working in Tampa during WWII, 1944, including receipts relating to her membership in the International Brotherhood of Boilermaker Iron Ship Builders.

World War (1939-1945)
Women in war
Women welders
International Brotherhood of Boiler Makers, Iron Ship Builders, and Helpers of America

Processing Information: Collection processed in 2017 / sms
Date of Finding Aid: May 2019 / gc



Box 1
Folder 1: Envelope with Aileen’s hair at 1 year
Folder 2: Empty envelope with Tampa Shipbuilding Co. return address
Folder 3: List of positions and wages
Folder 4: Autograph album with classmates’ entries, 1933
Folder 5: Tampa newsclipping, 1942, re women war workers
Folder 6: Paper wallet for the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers 
Folder 7: Initiation and insurance receipt
Folder 8: Receipt, 1944
Folder 9: Receipt, 1944, for changing class from welder helper to welder
Folder 10: Receipt, 1944, Boilermakers local union
Folder 11: Mechanic’s dues and insurance receipt, 1944
Folder 12: Withdrawal card from the International Brotherhood of Boilermaker Iron Ship Builders and Helpers of America, for the stated purpose of becoming a Housewife