34 Matching Results

Search Results

[Letter from Walter H. McKenzie to T. N. Carswell - June 28, 1944]

Description: A letter wrtten to Mr. T. N. Carswell, Abilene, Texas, from Walter H. McKenzie, Executive Secretary, United Texas Drys, dated June 28, 1944. McKenzie advises of a delay of their meeting until July 18 due to the McLennan County election on July 15. The reverse side includes a printed map titled "Local Option Status of Texas by Precincts, Status as of December 31, 1943.
Date: June 28, 1944
Creator: McKenzie, Walter H.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Cornelia Yerkes, June 23, 1944]

Description: Letter from WASP Cornelia Yerkes discussing spending several nights on American Airlines, letters, New York City, and ferrying aircraft across the country. Written on American Airlines stationary.
Date: June 23, 1944
Creator: Kafka, Cornelia V. Yerkes
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from R. H. Johnson to T. N. Carswell - June 22, 1944]

Description: A letter written to Mr. T. N. Carswell, Abilene, Texas, from R. H. Johnson, R. H. Johnson & Co. Investment Securities, New York, N. Y., dated June 22, 1944. Johnson expresses his appreciation for the nice letter but with a reminder that he is not infallible in regard to buying and selling securities then discusses the market and advises regarding purchases. "$1200.00 6-29-44-Air Mail" is handwritten by Carswell at the top of the page.
Date: June 22, 1944
Creator: Johnson, Rupert H.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, June 20, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on June 20, 1944. Churchill recently said that victory was getting closer, and Willis hopes that he will be home this year or the next spring. A boy from a ranch in Texas spent the night with Willis. He also received a long letter from a friend, Joe S. Lattimore, who said that medical school was difficult.
Date: June 20, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from Cornelia Yerkes, June 18, 1944]

Description: Letter from WASP Cornelia Yerkes discussing picking up a P-47, being grounded by fleet-wide defective landing gear, going to a street market, and trying to get transportation from Evansville to Dallas. Written on Hotel Vendome (Evansville) stationary.
Date: June 18, 1944
Creator: Kafka, Cornelia V. Yerkes
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, June 18, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on June 18, 1944. This letter is marked Letter 2 of 2. Willis and a friend went swimming recently, and plan to go again soon. It rained a lot the day before this letter was written, but Willis assures his parents that his tent didn't leak at all. A friend sends well wishes to Willis' mother, and Willis tells them to be on the lookout for magazines he is sending home.
Date: June 18, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, June 18, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on June 18, 1944. This letter is marked Letter 1 of 2. He apologizes for not writing for a few days because he lost his pen. He mentions that his hair was burned, and, although it doesn't look so good, it's easier to take care of. He promises to have some pictures made to show them. He bought two sets of cameos for his mother and aunt, but tells his mother if she wants them all he'll just buy some more for his aunt.
Date: June 18, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from Cornelia Yerkes, June 15, 1944]

Description: Letter from Cornelia Yerkes discussing ferrying a P-40 from Buffalo to Columbia, SC, delays, returning to Dallas, and recent correspondence. Written on Eastern Air Lines stationary.
Date: June 15, 1944
Creator: Kafka, Cornelia V. Yerkes
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Herman G. Nami to T. N. Carswell - June 13, 1944]

Description: A letter written to Mr. Thos. N. Carswell, Abilene, Texas, from Herman G. Nami, Third Division Commander, The American Legion, San Antonio, Texas, dated June 13, 1944. Nami advises that he looks forward to seeing Carswell at the Fifth Division Convention in Odessa adding that he is counting on Carswell's support for his candidacy.
Date: June 13, 1944
Creator: Nami, Herman G.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, June 13, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on June 13, 1944. His mother has returned home from the hospital, and Willis urges her to get well. He commends the speed with which the Allied armies have been moving through Italy, and still hopes that he'll be home before the end of the year.
Date: June 13, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from Alexander Masley]

Description: A letter from Alexander Masley to Carl B. Compton regarding tips about teaching art techniques.
Date: June 12, 1944
Creator: Masley, Alexander
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, June 9, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on June 9, 1944. Beaches are off limits to soldiers, and his battalion is trying to get an EM Club for the soldiers. The Waco newspapers Willis receives from his parents are passed around the troops and eventually make their way to the Red Cross.
Date: June 9, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, June 8, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on June 8, 1944. He is happy to hear that his mother is up and walking a bit. He asks how America took the news of the D Day invasion, and says that he thinks Hitler is on his way out. He hopes the Russians get hold of Hitler, because he thinks America would let him off too lightly. He thanks his parents for the canned goods and hard candy they sent, but asks for canned goods only in future.
Date: June 8, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Back to Top of Screen