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[21st Annual Hellcat Reunion]

Description: Photograph of men and women at the 21st Annual Hellcat Reunion (part of the 12th Armored Division). This reunion took place at the Statler Hilton Hotel in Detroit, Michigan from August 3-5, 1967.
Date: [1967-08-03..1967-08-05]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Funeral Pamphlet for Lee H. Kropff]

Description: Program for the funeral of Lee H. Kropff, who was born July 9, 1921, and died March 16, 1965 at the age of forty-three. The funeral was held at Prentice & Company Funeral Home, officiated by Lake L. Walker and Fred E. Dunn. He was buried in Northlawn Memorial Gardens in Northfield, Ohio.
Date: March 1965
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Identification Card of Charles W. Lorenz]

Description: Photograph of an identification card belonging to Charles W. Lorenz. This card validates his membership to the Twelfth Armored Division Association as of August 1, 1961.
Date: 1961
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Letter from Ingrid Griggs to Lieutenant Colonel Charles R. Griggs, July 3, 1962]

Description: Letter to Lieutenant Colonel Charles R. Griggs from his wife, Ingrid, back home. Ingrid tells him that she has just finished "painting the upstairs bathroom" and that it was exhausting work. Finally she tells him: "Be sure you don't let your lecherous eyes linger on anybody keep if all for me."
Date: July 3, 1962
Creator: Griggs, Ingrid
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from Ingrid Griggs to Lieutenant Colonel Charles R. Griggs, June 23, 1965]

Description: Letter from Ingrid Griggs to her husband Lieutenant Colonel Charles R. Griggs regarding daily life back home and that she had to use a check to get a birthday present for James. Ingrid also notes that she has made $15 by mowing yards, and paid someone to take out a lot of trash cans.
Date: June 23, 1965
Creator: Griggs, Ingrid
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Men Posing Together]

Description: Photograph of a group of men posing together in a house with floral curtains at a reunion in 1962.
Date: March 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Obituary for Lee H. Kropff]

Description: Obituary for Lee H. Kropff, who was buried with military rites. He died at the age of forty-three at Barberton Citizens Hospital in Barberton, Ohio, survived by his wife and three sons.
Date: 1965
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Rialto Service Co. Envelope]

Description: Envelope from Rialto Service Co. Photographers in Chicago, Illinois addressed to James Read in Dearborn, Michigan.
Date: 1966
Item Type: Text
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum