Letters; 1927-1931, 1943-1945 of the Janney family of 'Roaring Springs,' Gloucester County, Va. Includes letters of Henrietta H. Janney to her daughter Emily R. Janney, a nurse at Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Md. and the Duke Hospital, Durham, N.C., letters which describe life during the Great Depression in Gloucester County. Typescripts of letters; 1943-1945; from Emily R. Janney, at Gloucester County, to her brother Lt. Commander Samuel A. Janney while he was serving in the US Navy in the North African/Sicilian Campaign of World War II. There are 148 letters to Janney and six to former employees at Roaring Springs who were also soldiers. Seven additional letters to Major Joseph Y. Gayle in the US Army Air Corps while serving in China. Letters give an account of war-time Gloucester County.
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