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Scope and Contents 297 letters, postcards, and greeting cards for the most part sent and received by members of the Shumway and Kummerwold families of Duluth, Minnesota. These date from July 1940 to early 1946, with a smaller grouping from 1953 to 1954. Most are postmarked Duluth, Minnesota; some contain newspaper and magazine clippings and photographs.The 80 letters sent to Robert Shumway from his parents Claude and Luella relate details of life at home and frequent news of relatives, friends,...
Dates: 1940-1954; Majority of material found within 1943-1946
Scope and Contents Collection contains the letters of 2nd Lt. Richard W. Thompson of the United States Army Air Force to his mother, Mabel Hughes of Chicago, Illinois, dating from January 8, 1942 to October 22, 1945. Collection also contains a small amount of photographs, newspaper clippings, and an interview with Thompson recorded on 8mm videocassette.The contents of the correspondence detail Thompson's experience of military life and education at the Air Corps Technical School at Scott Field,...
Dates: 1942 - 1945
- Subject: Military life X