Marriage--United States--History--20th century
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss. MsV D36
Scope and Contents Photocopy of diary, 1899-1911, of Anthony Morris Leafdale, which concerns his service in the U. S. Army Signal Corps (including travel from Fort Walla Walla, Washington via San Francisco to Hawaii, the Philippines and Japan and return to the United States), difficulties in finding employment, work in Denver, Colorado, and marriage and life on a farm in Nebraska. Includes poetry.
Identifier: SC 00999
Scope and Contents Papers, 1943-1953, 1967, of Mildred Poynor Bowman, consisting of her high school year book from 1943, her wedding album and and unifinished letter, 1967. The following information was provided by the seller: "[The wedding album lists] parties, gifts, ancestral trees, Guests etc. The wedding was an informal affair. Mildred's fiancee was in the Navy and about to be transferred, so the wedding ceremony was performed on short notice. Guests were invited by telephone or...
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.147
Scope and Contents Letters, 1953-1955, of Henry Clyde Ross to his fiancée, Ella Brown, while the former was a private in the United States Army. Letters primarily detail Ross's life at basic training at Fort Lee, Virginia, his trip to Fort Lewis in Washington, and then his service in Korea after the war ended. In the last few letters, Ross writes that he is worried that something is wrong and that he has been hearing things from other people who write to him. In the penultimate letter, it seems as...
Identifier: MS 00202
Content Description 44 letters from Seymour Allen Rubin to his new wife, Eleanor Mariana, dated 1941- 1943. First Rubin enlisted at Fort Lee, Virginia and received his basic training from Camp Wheeler, Georgia where many of his letters are from. Most of the letters deal with their new marriage, possibly done in secrecy before Rubin went to basic training, and the tenuous relationships with his family members. Rubin served in the 938th Howitzer Anti- Aircraft Unit and was wounded during the war, though his...