Jane S. Dougherty’s Diplomatic ID

Soviet Union 1946

Jane Simmons joined the State Department and served overseas in challenging locations.

While in Warsaw she met William Dougherty, another embassy employee. The two fell in love and were married while serving at the embassy. After Warsaw, they were assigned to the Embassy in Moscow.

This is the diplomatic identification card issued by the Soviet Union’s government to Jane Simmons Dougherty while her husband served there. Cards similar to these are routinely issued to diplomats and their family members by the countries they serve in.

  • Source/Credit: Gift of Eleanor Dougherty
  • Catalog Number: 2023.0008.02
  • Created: 1946
  • Acquired: 2023

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