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Jeff to Louis Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01507
Scope and Contents Letter about hoping for a quick discharge from the Navy as well as a visit to Tokyo.

Jesse Figula Letters

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Identifier: SC 01399
Content Description Series of letters addressed to Jesse Figula A private in the Army who was stationed at the Panama Canal Zone, from various individuals dated 1933-1945. Two of the authors are his brothers, Bill and George, who also join the armed forces during World War, II. Louie, another brother who is serving in the US Navy, also writes to Jesse. In one letter dated 1937, Bill describes a Union strike at the steel mill in their town.

Joanna Ross Letter

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Identifier: SC 01381
Content Description Four page letter from Joanna Ross written on leaterhead from the Virginia Institution for the education of the deaf, dumb, and the blind, Staunton, Virginia. She describes reading to a blind girl and of learning sign language. She also comments on the mild weather in Staunton, her sister's health, people she has met, and books she has recently enjoyed reading.

John Cigarros Box

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Identifier: SC 01655
Scope and Contents Perforated but unfolded box that was meant to hold 10 Cuban cigarettes. The brand is "John" and features a well dressed dark skinned Cuban striking a match to light a cigarette held in his mouth.

John Marshall Engraving Print

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Identifier: SC 01397
Content Description Print copy of the bust of John Marshall, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in 1801.

Josie Brock Letter

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Identifier: SC 01391
Content Description Three page letter begging her friend, Sue, to go on a trip as it would please her very much. She comments that the war should not deter her as there is no risk of danger in travelling.

Junior to Parents Letter

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Identifier: SC 01505
Scope and Contents Letter from son to parents about life in the army in Germany. Mentions looting and keeping German pistols and swords.

Kate Tuck Letters

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Identifier: SC 01375
Content Description Eight letters addressed to Kate Tuck from various individuals regarding family news and personal events. News is of events and people of their town, Scottsburg in Halifax County, Virginia. In one letter, a friend describes two townspeople who had gone insane, Captain Whit, and a dear friend, Mrs. Arnold. Both were taken to the Asylum in Staunton, Virginia. News in the letters also covers other personal matters of townspeople, economic events, and personal matters.

Lee Johansen Letters

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Identifier: SC 01365

Leslie Stout Letter to Goldie Stout

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Identifier: SC 01404
Content Description Three page letter written on Y.M.C.A. stationary with the heading, "On Active Service" on each page. The letter is addressed to his sister and Stout inquires about his father's health and the status of their brother being called to active duty. He also asks about friends of his sister's and closes indicating that he will soon be in France.

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