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Dallas M. Franklin Letters, 1942-1945

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4

Scope and Contents

This folder contains eleven letters from Dallas M. Franklin, at New Orleans, San Francisco, and Gulf Port, Miss., to Miss Elizabeth Osborn, Elkins Park, PA. They married in 1945, from which point the letters are addressed to Mrs. D.M. Franklin. In the letters, he speaks of his affection for her, their courtship, and later marriage. He's bored with his duties. He tries to resolve a fight with his wife about what he will do for work when he returns. He recounts some of his war time experiences.


  • Creation: 1942-1945

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From the Collection: 0.66 Linear Feet