Interviewee

Susanna O. Lee

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Publication Date

6-7-1943

Biographic Information

Sylvia Ness Rossenwasser was born on August 1, 1920 in Manning, South Carolina. At Winthrop she majored in English and had the opportunity to interview First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. In 1943 she enlisted in the first class of the W.A.V.E.S. (U.S. Navy) and remained in the Navy until 1946. Sylvia Rossenwasser died November 24, 2007 due to respiratory failure.

Years at Winthrop

1937-1941

Major

English

Military Branch

Navy

Hometown

Denmark, South Carolina

Sylvia “Dutch” Ness Rossenwasser

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