United Service Organizations

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Black and white photograph of a large group of soldiers seated at two long tables set up on the piazza at the Joseph Manigault House. Lieutenant David J. Elder is identified at the end on the left side, seated in front of the wooden emergency stairs.

During World War II The Charleston Museum leased the Joseph Manigault House to the National Catholic Community Service, Inc., an Agency of the United Service Organization. Peg Drennan met and eventually married Lt. Elder while serving as the Director from 1943-1944.