Contains 15 Results:
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Scope and Contents 1942 March 181 small folded sheet, 2 pp.I love you; let’s keep our chins up. After bowling went w/Edna Gardner to Mrs Josephine Colver’s in Cuyahoga Falls; she gave me the enclosed. Have to arise at 6:30; hate for you to miss a letter, but letters worry me so; don’t know why. XXXXXOOOOO Love Ruby. Enclosed is small tract: “The Divine Plan”, by Glenn Clark; ‘God has a Divine Plan for me.’1942 March 19Same. 1 folded sheet, 3 pp.To...
Dates: 1942 March 18, 19, 23
File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents 1942 March 261 small sheet, 2 pp.Just back from hospital; Clark pretty sick last week; to hospital Mon; they took the baby from her Tues; it was dead; she’s very ill, poison of the urine(?); so sorry for her & Johnny. Hope to get call from you tomorrow night. Love you more each day.1942 March 271 folded sheet, 4 pp.Waiting for your call. Bud is worse: headaches & back; please write to him. Let me know about Easter; dying...
Dates: 1942 March 26, 27, 31
File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents 1942 April 71 small sheet, 2 pp.Got home all right; felt bad on train; missed you so; the best Easter I ever had. This telegram was on door when I got home, from Jimmy, but I didn’t answer; what does he think I am? Western Union telegram enclosed, to Ruby from Jimmy, Pinecamp NY[?]: Being transferred; didn’t get paid this month; appreciate loan $20 till end of month.1942 May 71 sheet, 1 p.Working pretty hard around house after...
Dates: 1942 April 7, May 7, 13
File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents 1942 May 22Ruby, to Herman, C.W.S. School Det., Edgewood Arsenal. 1 small folded stationery sheet, 4 pp.Glad to hear your voice last night on phone; glad you had good food & good time last night. My cold is a little better tonight. Jimmy phoned me tonight from Camp Perry; he’ll train some men for a while then go somewhere else; he’s coming here tomorrow & we may go home over weekend; mom‘s eyes till pop out. Wish you were here; love you so much....
Dates: 1942 May 22, 26, 30
File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents 1942 June 2 (morning)Ruby, to Herman. 1 small folded sheet, 3 pp.Came home from work last night and had to get groceries & dinner for mom ; was so tired; that trip going home is what makes me so tired. Got your 2 letters yesterday.1942 June 2 (evening)1 small folded sheet, 3 pp.Will be glad Thur night to hear your voice; have so much to tell you. So busy now at home with mother; she can’t cook at all. It’s so hot in the...
Dates: 1942 June 2 (2), 6
File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents 7 June 1942Ruby, to Herman, same address. 1 long sheet of Continental Coffee stationery, 2 pp.Sitting in restaurant with Carl & his girl friend; have been to hospital to see mom; will start for Akron about 8:00; mother is suffering a lot with her leg; weights on it to straighten it out; they have about 10 needles in her arms & ears; will know by next week if they can save her leg. Didn’t mean to scare on the phone the other night. With lots of love, kisses,...
Dates: 1942 June 7, 9, 15
File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents 16 June 19421 small folded sheet, 4 pp.Came home from the station, but couldn’t sleep, so I wrote you a few line. Called your mother & told her you were all right & had a good seat; she told me you told her you’d pay half my phone bill, but not to tell you she told me; please don’t tell her I told you; she likes me plenty. I’ll talk to you tomorrow might; will be glad to know if you’re on the same job. Writing to Jimmie so he’ll come tomorrow night. Will try...
Dates: 1942 July 16, 19, 23
File — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents 26 October 1942Addressed to ‘Corp.’ Herman Doesburg. 1 small sheet, 2 pp.Got home last night at 10:00, was I tired; got your card this morning. If you get paid this Fri, send me money so I can come see you. Going to get my hair fixed & get plenty of sleep so I’ll feel good when I come up there, so I won’t get sick on train. Always & I don’t mean maybe.3 November 19421 small sheet, 2 pp.Will see you Sat night; so glad...
Dates: 1942 October 26, November 3, 20
File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents 9 January 19431 small sheet, 2 pp.Sure am tired; worked hard all week back in the press room on a man job, but in a wk will have a good pay; arms are so sore. Don’t think I’ll be able to take time off when you come home, but we can be at my place at night right after I quit work, then I’ll get plenty of sleep. Jimmie came back last night; we’ll go see mother tomorrow. I’m always thinking of you; it took me 30 years to find the one I love.10 January...
Dates: 1943 January 9, 10, 11, 25, 26
File — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents 14 May 19434 small sheets, 4 pp.Mother had her leg cut off a month yesterday. Had a nice time at your mother’s the other night. Glad you’re coming home; seems like long time since I’ve seen you. Buses & street cars on strike now. When you come home we can go see your ring. War going good now, so you’ll soon be home with me, ha ha. Love you plenty, think you’re the nicest fellow; going to be real pretty when you come home & wear things you like....
Dates: 1943 May 14, June 4, 9, 22
File — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents 28 August 1943Ruby, to Herman, but ‘C.W. School Det’ is crossed out on envelope and ‘Station Hospital’ written in different handwriting. 3 small sheets, 3 pp.Your mother said she called you this morning at the hospital; sure will be glad when you can come home for good and you can tell me what they are doing to you in the hosp; hope you’re getting lots of sleep & rest; I’ll see you next Sat for sure. Going out to your mother’s tomorrow for dinner, just she...
Dates: 1943 August 28, 29, 31
File — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents 6 September 1943Ruby, to Herman, back at ‘C.W.School Det’. 4 small sheets, 4 pp.Did you get out of hosp Sat at noon? Sure hope so; let me know as soon as you find out. Man is bringing Mother’s leg this weekend; sure will be glad when she learns to walk with it. Hope Jimmie comes in a wk for 15 days; he’ll help her to walk on it. Just heard news of awful train wreck around Washington.7 September 19432 small sheets, 2 pp.Got 2...
Dates: 1943 September 6, 7, 9
File — Box: 1, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents 10 September 19437 small sheets, 8 pp.Got letter & your $20. So busy; they are “after me to take my money 2 weeks checks $60 some dollars or $70 I could put that on Bonds”. Might take few days off when you come home. Sure been busy since brought Mother from the hosp May 30; they’ll go back to Parkersburg soon; they’re bringing her leg Sunday. Looking for Jimmie week from Sun, so they’ll all be here till he goes back to camp in Texas; he’ll be here 8 days. I...
Dates: 1943 September 10, October 17, 18
File — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents 10 November 19431 small sheet, 2pp.Hope you’re happy I’m coming up to see you Sat; nothing can stop me! So busy at work; just about a wreck. Arrive Sat at 8:30; will call you at the camp about 9:30. Got my permanent; hope you like it. 11 November 1943 1 small sheet, 2pp.Payday. So busy at work. I love you, so be real nice to me when I come up.29 November 19432 small sheets, 3 pp.Going to...
Dates: 1943 November 10, 11, 29, December 9