[Postcard of Indian River in Florida]

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Postcard of the Indian River in Florida, with a road running next to it. A handwritten note addressed to Clara Aten & Family from Col. Nevin E. Hermseige says "Hello Folks: I received your very nice card to-day, glad to hear from you, and hope you are all well. I am O.K. Mother said Carl had the mumps, I bet he looked sweet. Ha. I hope none of the rest got them. I haven't heard from Pappy K. lately either, the last I heard he was O.K. How does Woodie like the army by now? I guess everyone will be ... continued below

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Hermseige, Nevin E. April 23, 1943.

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The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

This Museum is located in Abilene and serves as a display and teaching museum for the study of World War II and its impact on the American people. It primarily contains 12th Armored Division World War II archives, memorabilia, and oral histories, along with selected equipment and material loaned or donated by others.

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Postcard of the Indian River in Florida, with a road running next to it. A handwritten note addressed to Clara Aten & Family from Col. Nevin E. Hermseige says "Hello Folks: I received your very nice card to-day, glad to hear from you, and hope you are all well. I am O.K. Mother said Carl had the mumps, I bet he looked sweet. Ha. I hope none of the rest got them. I haven't heard from Pappy K. lately either, the last I heard he was O.K. How does Woodie like the army by now? I guess everyone will be glad when it is over. It rained hard here all day, but is stopped just now, but it still looks like rain. Write when you can. As Ever. Nevin. Happy Easter."

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

The 12th Armored Division Photograph Collection

These photos depict the life of the 12th Armored Division during WWII. Funded by grants from the Community Foundation of Abilene and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • April 23, 1943

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Hermseige, Nevin E. [Postcard of Indian River in Florida], postcard, April 23, 1943; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth616728/: accessed May 26, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum.