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Had the pleasure of catching a fabulous exhibit at the Museum of Vancouver the other weekend. It was called “From Rationing to Ravishing” and exhibited women’s fashions from the 1930’s onward, through war time, and the impact that the war had on clothing styles and designs (think scarcity of materials as well as a paradigm shift regarding luxury and extravagance).  81 more words


Aug 7 ' 44 Mon. 8 P.M.

Hello Sweetheart!

Rec. 3 sweet letters from my sailor today – also one from Mel & Catherine. I’m sorry I got started writing so late cause I’d like to write Cathy yet & tell her our wonderful news. 834 more words

Aug. 6 '44 Sunday 7:45 P.M.

Hello Darling!

This won’t be much of a letter cause we are going to the Armo tonite. I wrote a nice long letter to Helen & A. 331 more words

The First of the Few - The Tatler, December 24, 1941

“The First of the Few”

A Film Tribute to Mr. R. J. Mitchell, the Man Who Designed the Spitfire, Which is Now in Course of Production at Denham With the Two Leslie Howard and David Niven… 545 more words

Leslie Howard

Aug. 5 '44 Sat. 8 P.M.

Hello Darilng!

Boy! It’s really hot tonite, I can hardly write – my hand keeps sticking to the paper.

I cleaned the house good today & just as I was sweeping the porch, who do you think came over? 488 more words

Aug 5. 1944 5:00 P.M. SAT. (From Frank)

Dearest Jean:

Well here it is another week end and we can’t be together. I sure am lonesome for you. I would give any thing to have you in my arms again. 236 more words