[Letter from Clara Evans Willis to John C. Lattimore, January 6, 1943]

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Letter from Clara Willis to John C. Lattimore on January 6, 1943, lamenting the entrance of Lattimore and Clara Willis's son Todd into the army, and their subsequent departure from Waco. She goes on to mention the weather in Grand Rapids, where Lattimore is stationed, and discusses the weather in Waco. She mentions that her son is on leave in Richmond, Virginia, and expresses her pride in Lattimore's entrance into the army.

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[2] p. ; 16 x 10 cm., folded to 8 x 10 cm.

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Willis, Clara Evans January 3, 1943.

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This letter is part of the collection entitled: T. B. Willis Photograph Collection and one other and was provided by Private Collection of T. B. Willis to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 21 times . More information about this letter can be viewed below.

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Private Collection of T. B. Willis

The Private Collection of T. B. Willis consists of historical photographs of World War I Camp MacArthur, church photos, buildings across Texas, a collection of African-American photographs, and family photo albums, which include Willis family albums and extended relatives who settled in Waco, Texas in the 19th century.

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Letter from Clara Willis to John C. Lattimore on January 6, 1943, lamenting the entrance of Lattimore and Clara Willis's son Todd into the army, and their subsequent departure from Waco. She goes on to mention the weather in Grand Rapids, where Lattimore is stationed, and discusses the weather in Waco. She mentions that her son is on leave in Richmond, Virginia, and expresses her pride in Lattimore's entrance into the army.

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[2] p. ; 16 x 10 cm., folded to 8 x 10 cm.

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T. B. Willis Photograph Collection

Materials from the private collection of T. B. Willis, including historical photographs, albums, documents, and items from the Willis family and extended relatives who settled in Waco in the 19th century.

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  • January 3, 1943

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  • March 31, 2015, 12:26 p.m.

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  • Sept. 18, 2018, 1:52 p.m.

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Willis, Clara Evans. [Letter from Clara Evans Willis to John C. Lattimore, January 6, 1943], letter, January 3, 1943; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth599566/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of T. B. Willis.