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Box 2


Contains 18 Results:

Francis X. Schwartz Letters, 1944-1945

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

This folder contains letters from Francis X. Schwartz, India and Palm Springs, CA, to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph M. Schwartz, Philadelphia. Schwartz was a member of the US Army Air Corps. His letters ask about life at home and of family and friends. He notes that cigarettes are cheap there, flying is "swell", and that he had a great time in Beverly Hills.

Dates: 1944-1945

Glen J. Sizemore Papers, 1942-1945

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Glen J. Sizemore, including cigarette ration cards, a photograph, a Navy pay receipt, a special liberty request, and letters from Roy Lee Sizemore to Glen J. Sizemore, US Naval Air Station, Dallas, TX. US Navy. The personal letters from Roy Lee Sizemore, aboard the USS Rigel, to Glen J. Sizemore, US Naval Air Station, Dallas, TX, discuss Roy's recommendation that Glen pursue a job with a sheet-metal company based in Honolulu. Roy is glad to be aboard the Rigel because it...
Dates: 1942-1945

Jacob Goldberg Papers, 1940-1945

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

This folder contains documents, including registration cards, relating to Jacob Goldberg's induction. In a letter from J. Mahony, Chief Clerk, USA Selective Service System, Bronx, NY, to Jacob Goldberg, Bronx, NY, dated October. 6, 1943, Mahony informs Goldberg that the Local Board has refused to reopen his case. He must report for induction as previously directed.

Dates: 1940-1945

Jack A. Clark Papers, 1935

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents

Two letters from the US War Department and US Navy Recruiting Station, sent to Jack A. Clark, Jr., Delanco, NJ, in response to Clark's inquiries about enrolling in Naval Aviation School and a Air Corps Technical School. Both give him instructions on how to apply and how the process functions.

Dates: 1935

James W. Lindley Letters, 1945 March-April

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents The folder contains V-mail letters from Cpl. James W. Lindley, San Francisco, CA, to Mr. and Mrs. G. T. Taylor, Baldwin, Miss., and to Miss Ann Lindley, Aberdeen, Miss. In the letter to the Taylors, he writes, "I'm sad to hear Ira Taylor got killed. I don't think Germany will last much longer, and the Japanese not much longer after that." He talk of family and the war. In the letter to Lindley, he writes, "We hiked ten miles today and I'm tired. I have athlete's foot. Some of these fellows...
Dates: 1945 March-April

Jessie M. Wimberly Letter, 1945 October 11

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents

The letter from Jessie M. Wimberly, aboard the USS Boxer in the Yellow Sea, to G. Sizemore, Clovis, NM discusses life aboard ship.

Dates: 1945 October 11

Joseph Rodgers Letter, 1943 March 6

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

The letter from PFC Joseph Rodgers, Europe, to Mrs. George Stump, Columbus, Ohio. USAF. Discusses family and home. He writes, "I saw Churchill when he was over here, he is sure a little fat guy."

Dates: 1943 March 6

Letter to Arthur L. Barnes, 1943 February 2

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

The letter from "Virginia", Memphis Tenn., to 1st Lt. Arthur L. Barnes, Lubbock Army Flying School, TX conveys the news that that Bill was killed in North Africa. She is thinking seriously about joining the WAACS after the baby is born.

Dates: 1943 February 2

Letters to Josephine Bohner, 1944 September

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

The letters from "Don", New York City, to Miss Josephine Bohner, Lancaster, NY discusses school and his visit to Chinatown.

Dates: 1944 September

Marie Luise Matsko Papers, 1941-1943

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This artificial collection of World War II era correspondence spans 1935 and 1939-1945. The letters are primarily from soldiers serving in the US Armed Forces, but there are also a few letters written by American civilians living in the USA during this period. One folder contains 33 letters from various German soldiers, written to Marie Luise Matsko of Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany (written in German). Collected by Tom Sunkiskis, this two-box collection contains correspondence from a variety of...
Dates: 1941-1943

Marie Luise Matsko Papers, 1940-1941

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents This folder contains the incoming correspondence of Marie Luise Matsko, Wiesbaden, Hesse. The bulk of the letters were written by Matsko's brother Harold Meier, at Augsburg, Bavaria and other places while serving in the military, and a few other letters were written by different friends who were also serving in the military. A photograph of Meier included. Letters discuss Meier's work in the army. He writes from Hamburg, Augsburg, and various other places. He states his work is generally...
Dates: 1940-1941

Photograph of US soldier 'Angelo', undated

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents

Photograph of US soldier "Angelo", 4 x 6.

Dates: undated

Rita Sheroin Letter, 1943 September 29

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

The letter from Rita Sheroin, Tampa, FL, to Richard A. Boudman, Maxwell Field, AL, discusses movies she has seen and her schooling.

Dates: 1943 September 29

Richard W. Rockett Letter, 1943 December 13

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

SSgt. Richard "Dick" W. Rockett, Camp Clairborne, LA, to G. J. Sizemore, Dallas, TX, US Army, discusses his military experiences. He enlisted in the old Battery A, now Co. A. 104 Infantry Battalion Anti-Tank. He discusses his experiences cooking in the mess hall and was promoted to Private First Class. This folder includes newspaper clippings of Mrs. P.H. Adams' four boys.

Dates: 1943 December 13

Roby T. Johnson Letter, 1943 October 17

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

The letter from Roby T. Johnson, USS South Dakota, to Mr. Carl A. Johnson, W. Medford, MA. US Navy, discusses military life aboard ship.

Dates: 1943 October 17

Envelopes, 1936-1944

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 18
Scope and Contents

Used envelopes, letters not included.

Dates: 1936-1944

Ted M. Czerniak Letters, 1945 April-June

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

The folder contains letters from A/T Ted M. Czerniak, Naples Airfield, FL, to Miss Helen Czerniak, Philadelphia, PA, as well as a letter to Mrs. Mary Czerniak, Philadelphia, PA.

Dates: 1945 April-June

Wartime Stamps, 1939-1942 and undated

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents

The stamps are Christmas season issue.

Dates: 1939-1942 and undated