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Carol Cutting Letters to James Richey

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01398
Content Description Series of letters from Carol Cutting in Cleveland, Ohio to her fiance, James Richey who is attending Basic Boot Camp at the time of the correspondence in June and July of 1952. In her letters, Carol describes missing him and writes often of how excited she is of their upcoming wedding.

Thomas Gibbons Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01379
Content Description Letter from Camp Lee, Virginia discussing basic training in the Army in preparation for war. Thomas, who signs his letter, Roy, laments that he is being held back in the United States as surplus troops in support of others heading over seas. Gibbons writes January 20, 1943 on his letter, but the envelope is postmarked 1944. The later year is most likely the accurate dating of this correspondence.

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  • Names: Gary Alonzo Barranger X
  • Subject: Basic training (Military education) X

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