The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum - 7 Matching Results

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[Postcard of Child in Toilet]

Description: Postcard with a cartoon of a child standing in a toilet bowl and pulling the chain, with text that says "Dis shower am busted, but ah still am o.k., so ah's sendin dis 'ere card, for ah have no more to say." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten from Henry Grunen says "Well how are you I am ok still kicking an playing just as usaly. Henry."
Date: May 1943
Creator: Grunen, Henry

[Postcard of Hotel at Miami Beach]

Description: Postcard of a hotel surrounded with palm trees, with text that says "Looking North on Collins Ave., Miami Beach, Fla." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten from Pvt. John S. Hofnagle says "This sure is a beautiful place, but you would not like it, it is too hot here for you. One block from the ocean. It looks larger than Atlantic City. J.S.H."
Date: August 30, 1942
Creator: Hofnagle, John S.

[Postcard of Indian River in Florida]

Description: 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."
Date: April 23, 1943
Creator: Hermseige, Nevin E.

[Postcard of Man and Alligators]

Description: Postcard of a man kneeling and praying, while alligators approach from behind, with the text of "Darky's Prayer, Florida" included. A handwritten note addressed to Mrs. Clara Aten & Family from Nevin E. Hermsinger says "Hello all: I received your card sometime ago, sorry I didn't get out while I was home, there were a lot of places I wanted to go but didn't get there. Well, maybe we'll have Hitler where the negro on the other side is pretty soon (we hope). I had a swell time while I was home, only wish I could of stayed longer, but uncle Sam said no. Hope you are all well, as I am O.K. It's awful warm here, you should have some of this weather up there to make hay. Write when you can. Nevin."
Date: July 18, 1943
Creator: Hermsinger, Nevin E.

[Postcard of Miami Poem]

Description: Postcard with a photo of a woman pouring sand out of her shoe, entitled "Sand In My Shoes", along with a poem about Miami by Letha Madden. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten from John Hofnagle says "Dear Moptop- I had a swell ride on a sight-seeing boat on Sunday 3 1/2 hrs 43 min. I'm leaving Miami soon. John."
Date: September 1942
Creator: Hofnagle, John