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Carol Cutting Letters to James Richey

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.

Elsie Comfort Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 00115
Content Description The correspondence includes handwritten postcards, letters, and V-Mail as well as three photographs addressed to Elsie Jean Comfort (referred to as Elsie, Jean and Jeannie) from United States servicemen in the Army, Navy and Air Force during World War II and the Korean War. Several of the letter writers are from Comfort’s hometown of Elmira, New York. Comfort receives letters from F.W. (Franklin Woodward or “Barney”) Harlan; Charles R. Haner; James Ewing, Jr.; Donald Fickers; Richard T. Butts;...

Edwin Petelle Letters to Joan and Tommy Petelle

Identifier: SC 01366
Content Description Letters from Edwin Petelle, stationed in Korea, to his wife and child from June to December of 1953. This collection has not been processed.

Wyman Taylor Letters, 1953

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 00225
Content Description 15 handwritten letters from Wyman Taylor, Jr. to his wife during the Korean War. Taylor was stationed in Korea with the Army. The correspondence is arranged chronologically. Taylor discusses his various duties, including equipment cleaning and serving as a rifleman for a blast team. The letters mainly detail Taylor’s loneliness and desire for his wife. In August 1953, Taylor’s daughter Dawn is born in Detroit. Topic include finances, budgetary matters, and paying off debts. Taylor also...

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