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Letters from Normal School: May 1, 1940

23 McKenzie Ave.,
May 1, 1940

Dear Folks,–

Well, here it is May already. I can’t keep up with time. I suppose you have been getting some rain too. 1,014 more words

Ontario

Letters Home

Okay, so my daughter did not write this letter home.  However, she soooo could would have if I ever had sent her away to camp.

Family

Letter Home at the end of World War II

You are about to read a letter that was written seventy years ago. To me it is a priceless document and a piece of history, both of my family, of my country, and the entire world.  920 more words

East Texas

Lost Post Card

I spotted this postcard while bicycling on Pennsylvania Highway 287. It was in a bush behind the guardrail. The image is plain, it’s identified as “Army Barrack, Reception Center 1772, Jefferson Barracks, Missouri.” 128 more words

Letters Home Part 1

This is an excerpt from a letter I wrote home, less than a year after moving to Africa…

April 1996

It is hot, hot, hot. Most of April was above 120˚F and hotter if you were in the direct sun. 404 more words

Archives

September 27, 1943

September 27, 1943

Dear Mom + Dad,

Well I am sorry I haven’t wrote sooner, as you can see by my address where I am and you can tell by my writing what’s wrong. 308 more words

Canadian War History