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[Postcard of Westbrook, Connecticut Beach]

Description: Postcard of a beach in Westbrook, Connecticut, lined with beach houses. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten says "Dear Helen, I stayed all night in a trailer camp. I saw a ship go through a bridge. Guess who. R."
Date: May 1943
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Jefferson Davis Monument]

Description: Postcard of the Jefferson Davis Monument in Fairview, Kentucky. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "This is the first day of [?] and it was one swell day as far as weather & everything else is concerned. There was nothing at all exciting but it does take time to get into operation. We'll have more to report later. Bro Woodrow."
Date: September 13, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of the Arkansas Ozarks]

Description: Postcard with photos of several different scenes, and text that says "Greetings from Arkansas Ozarks." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Chaffee says "Dear Helen and all- Quite chilly today and looks like snow. Hope that it doesn't snow or the [?] will be an ice cake as we have no antifreeze. Alcohol seems to be all we can get may get some this pm. We worked today again. Am enjoying our [?] very much. How do you like this card? Cannot state how long we will be here - unknown yet. Bro Woodrow."
Date: November 7, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of "The Roundup"]

Description: Postcard of a painting entitled "The Roundup," of cowboys sitting together in a camp, with more cowboys rounding up cattle in the background, framed with mountains. A handwritten note addresed to Miss Helen H. Aten says "Hello All- Arrived yesterday at 3:00pm. Travelled 1850 miles. Chevy is still good. Was a bit tired driving but will come out of it in a day or two. Rained today and is plenty muddy at camp. Abilene is a nice town. Will write more in a day or two. Looks as tho we will be busy."
Date: December 5, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of White Mountains in New Hampshire]

Description: Postcard of a distant mountain, with trees and a road in the foreground and text that says "Profile Mountain, Lafayette Clearing, Franconia Notch, White Mountains, New Hampshire." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten says "Sat.- We are in Mattawamkeag. We stayed here all night, only drove a hundred miles yesterday. We will come back slower I guess on acct of bad tires. His back ones are causing the trouble. A brown fox crossed the road ahead of us yesterday, snow is up here in patches. It is cold. The roads are rough north of Banger. Claire watches the country by spells, counts the cabins, looked for bumps in road yesterday. Found the trailer O.K. I got Ted's Letters and card. Harriet."
Date: May 1943
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Camp Campbell Officers' Club]

Description: Postcard of the Officers' Club at Camp Campbell. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Hello all. Up a little earlier. Today will go out in Camp and look for a place to bivouac. It is almost like looking for a site for a house etc. The weather continues very pleasant. I guess our weather is over by now. Woodrow."
Date: February 24, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Cartoon Couple]

Description: Postcard of a cartoon man and woman with a car near a sign, "Bill's Gas Station 5 mi.," with text that says "What was a lucky break in courting days - is now just another pain in the neck!" A handwritten note addressed to Miss Hellen Aten says "Hello Hellen, I'm doing fine you know me only I miss all my boy friends I would would I. Boy it sure is hot here. But is sure is some grand place here will hate to go back to [?]. Katherine."
Date: July 1944
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Terra-Cotta Tourist Court and Hotel, Arkadelphia, Arkansas]

Description: Postcard of a row of white buildings next to a road, with text that says "Terra-Cota Tourist Court and Hotel, At Junction of U.S. 67 and State No. 7, 4 Miles North of Arkadelphia, Ark." A handwritten note addressed to Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Barkeley says "Dear Helen & all- Arrived safely at 2/38 3 July, had a nice trip. The weather we relatively cool and had on partial flap - a small nail. Drove 133 miles the first day- Woodrow."
Date: July 4, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[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
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of American Flag]

Description: Postcard of an American Flag, with text that says "Stars and Stripes Forever." Typed text on the back of the photo says "Red is for fervent courage and zeal. White is for purity, cleanness of life. Blue is for loyalty and friendship's devotion. Justice and truth against malice and strife." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten in Bloomsburg, PA says "Hello All- Swell day here at Camp Andres usual went for the weekly boat ride. In fact it was quite hot and I had my field jacket off. Days are passing very rapidly and I do enjoy them very much. Received your card and Fred's letter. Tonite I am in Camp and it is almost 9:00. Therefore the scribbling. Tell Fred the egg is all gone and was delicious. Woody."
Date: 1942
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Austin Peay Normal School]

Description: Postcard of the buildings of Austin Peay Normal School in Clarksville, Tennessee. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Campbell says "Dear sis - From Fred's card I received you are under the weather a bit but by now no doubt out again. Last nite Crews and I were in Nashville - therefore no letters. He is officer of the day from Sat. noon to Sun. noon this week therefore we won't be going anywhere I guess. It has been unusually cool here all week. Everything is well. Woodie."
Date: September 1942
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Washington D.C.]

Description: Postcard with text that says "Greetings from Washington D.C." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard, addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten in PA, says "I am in Washington and can say I am practically lost for I know very little about this city compared with New York. The temperature is sizzling for the first in a long time. I saw the Wash. Monument and White House today- (this evening) we arrived here about 6:30. So long. Woodrow."
Date: May 30, 1942
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[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.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Army Cartoon]

Description: Postcard with a cartoon of a drill sergeant yelling at two men in Army uniforms, with text that says "This Army life will make real men out of you!" A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten says "Dear Helen, Sorry for the long delay. Hope you are well. Please drop me a card or letter. Give my regards to all the girls. Here is my address also tell [?] her address if you write [?] to me. Your Pal, Helen."
Date: October 1943
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Canterbury House in Perrysburg, Ohio]

Description: Postcard with an illustration of a building in Perrysburg, Ohio surrounded with trees, with a sign that says "Canterbury House. It's a tea room." A handwritten note addressed to Helen & John Aten says "We'll soon be starting home. It's all over, just ate supper here. Ma, Harriet & Ted."
Date: June 1943
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Camp Barkeley, Texas]

Description: Postcard with text that says "Greetings from Camp Barkeley Texas." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Barkeley says "Dear Helen and all - The radio is playing Mary Doats. Today was chilly but by tonite the sun came out and looks as if we might have a nice day tomorrow. Listened to Jack Benny Sunday- Kay Kaycer is now on. Had a pint of ice cream tonite. Bro Woodrow."
Date: March 1, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania]

Description: Postcard of the Susquehanna River seen from Sullivan Trail near Berwick, Pa. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Campbell says, "Howdy- Thurs. Morn. We three of us arrived here safely last nite at 6:00. Now it is raining and there is plenty of mud but some sidewalks. The camp is real, very new and very [?]. This is one you should see. I'll be resettled by the weekend I hope. Will write more very soon. Woodrow."
Date: September 17, 1942
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Giant Potato]

Description: Postcard of a man standing on a giant potato in a train car. Typed text on the front of the postcard says "Potato - The Kind we Raise in Maine." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten says "Dear Helen, I saw a Indian an wigwam it was made out of birch bark. I am sitting in the trailer writing this do you want one of these potatoes? Claire."
Date: May 1943
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Hotel Raleigh Interior]

Description: Postcard of the Pall Mall Room and Cocktail Lounge in the Hotel Raleigh in Washington D.C. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Sun Morn. Howdy- you see you are cutting down on the use of writing paper therefore I return the same. This time we made the grade of getting a place to stay. The card shows the lobby. Last night we took a boat ride up or down the Potomac. It is now 8:40 and we plan on going to see the monuments etc. This hotel is quite nice but rather old. So long. Woodrow."
Date: July 1942
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Chicago Skyline]

Description: Postcard of the Wrigley Building and Tribune Tower on the skyline of Chicago. A typed note on the back of the postcard says "Two of Chicago's most interesting and beautiful buildings are the Tribune Tower and the Wrigley Building. Facing each other on Michigan Boulevard, they form an impressive gateway to the North Side of Chicago." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen & Ted Aten says, "Dear Helen & Ted, How are the pickles going? My bites seem to be improving. Next time I'll bring something that will kill them instead of me. Say hello to Jiggs for me. Love Ruthie."
Date: August 1942
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Suspension Bridge in Cincinnati]

Description: Postcard of a suspension bridge crossing a body of water in Cincinnati, Ohio. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten in Camp Campbell says "Dear Helen and all: We just had our Easter dinner at the Mill Cafeteria here in Cleveland. This is a real perfect day for Easter too. I had an egg & 1/2 for dinner in a salad. Everything is swell. So long. Bro. Woodrow."
Date: April 25, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[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
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Wooten Hotel]

Description: Postcard of Wooten Hotel in Abilene, Texas, seen at night. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Hello all- This is Friday nite and it was quite a warm day too. Tomorrow the Battalion has a picnic at Circa park and we are leaving at 1100. Should be here to see some of these places. Should be seeing some others soon. We are quite busy now. Always, Woodrow."
Date: August 11, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Crab Orchard Lake, Marion, Illinois]

Description: Postcard of a group of people standing on a dock and swimming nearby in Crab Orchard Lake at Marion, Illinois. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says, "Hello all. Will probably arrive Thursday- trip has been fine so far. Am stopping off to see Lt. Crews. He is still alive. Woodrow."
Date: June 19, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum