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[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 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 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 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 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 Woman and Airplane Cartoon]

Description: Postcard with a cartoon of a plane landing next to a woman, and text that says "It's plane to see...I'd like a letter from you!" A handwritten note addressed to Mrs. Clara Aten & Family from Nevin E. Herminger says "Dear Friends: I received your card, glad to hear from you. So you're having frosts up there, I guess we won't have any here, it is too warm here. Glad to hear the war loan is going good up there. Hope it does everywhere. It rained Fri. a little here, the first since we're out here I almost forgot what rain looked like. Ha. It is still wet. Nevin."
Date: September 26, 1943
Creator: Hermsinger, Nevin E.
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 Camp Barkeley Parade Grounds]

Description: Postcard of soldiers marching on the parade grounds at Camp Barkeley in Abilene, Texas. A handwritten note addressed to Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Hello all- Received your letter yesterday & am glad to hear you are still all ok. It was approx 1850 miles down here. Arrived in good time Saturday. Rained most of this week and [?] of cold. Bought 8FL of antifreeze tonite (alcohol base) it is quite scarce here. Woodrow."
Date: December 10, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Lake Near Watertown, Tennessee]

Description: Postcard of a lake surrounded with green hills, and text that says "Greetings from Watertown, Tenn." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Hello All- Time is flying as you can see by the incorrect date. This is 8:30 AM and we are at a small town in Tenn. Next stop will be Arkansas- adress should be- Co "C" Main T Bn 12th Armd Division, Camp Chafee Arkansas. Will later be in Camp Barkley, Texas."
Date: November 1, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
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 Cartoon Man in Plane]

Description: Postcard with a cartoon of a man flying a plane and shouting "I'm plane-ly up in the air over you.....why don't you write?" A handwritten note addressed to Clara Aten & Family from Nevin E. Hermsinger says "Dear Friends, I received your card today, sure glad to hear from you, and that you are all well, I am O.K. had a cold, but it is a little better now. Yes, it is getting colder here now. But you can send a little rain this way if you get too much. Ha ha. I hear it is raining a lot there, but I guess it was needed. It will make it late for corn husking. Well, it is bedtime, hope to hear from you soon. Always a friend. Love Nevin."
Date: November 14, 1943
Creator: Hermsinger, Nevin E.
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 Ford's Restaurant in Aberdeen, Maryland]

Description: Postcard of Ford's Restaurant on U.S. Route 40 in Aberdeen, Maryland. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Hello All. The weather is a bit warmer here now. This is the first day & it is quite interesting. We came to Aberdeen tonite. My address here is- Bomb Disposal School, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. Woodrow."
Date: May 17, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Cherry Blossom Trees]

Description: Postcard of cherry blossoms next to a body of water, near the Tidal Basin Bridge in Washington, D.C. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten says "Dear Helen, I am having a very nice time while I am on my vacation. We are bringing a nice little baby home with us. Kenneth."
Date: August 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 Mammoth Cave "Star Chamber"]

Description: Postcard of the "Star Chamber" in Mammoth Cave, Kentucky. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Campbell says "Dear all: I didn't have too much time to mail cards yesterday. The trip to the cave was very enjoyable and we had a perfect day too I am certain. Today was still warm and I was on the range. Bro. Woodrow."
Date: March 15, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Camp Campbell Building]

Description: Postcard of a building with Army vehicles parked outside, and text that says "Service Club No. 2, Camp Campbell, Ky.-Tenn." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Hello all. Winter is here again. The bivouac ended Saturday morning. We had our racing day and everything was OK. The pup tents really do the job. That box Tuesday really gave me and the others something to chew on. Today it is quite cold but very clear. I worked most of this day. Tonite I think I will walk over to a show. Bro. Woodrow."
Date: February 14, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Kentucky Poem]

Description: Postcard with a poem entitled "In Kentucky," by James H. Mulligan, with a picture of Colonel Sanders next to it. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Campbell says "Dear Helen and all, I received the news today. How are you all taking it by now. Quite a surprise. Winter is here but it is OK. In fact it is nice. There is no snow however but just wait. Am busy enough now and days flick by. Letter from John Hofnogle today. Bro. Woodrow."
Date: January 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Liberty Bridge in Pittsburgh]

Description: Postcard of the Liberty Bridge over the Monogahela River in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as well as the skyline of the city, seen from Liberty Tunnels. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Campbell says "Dear Helen and all. This is Pittsburgh. I just came back to the station after having had some chop suey. It was good but does become rather sickening if one tries to eat all. I had a three hour wait here - from 8:25 to 11:25. The train was quite dirty on the way here. Weather just a bit cool. Bro. Woodrow."
Date: May 22, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Clarksville, Tennessee and Cumberland River]

Description: Postcard of Clarksville, Tennessee, seen from a distance on the banks of the Cumberland River. A handwritten note addressed to Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Campbell says "Hello all- This is quite a warm day again. I cleaned the room and took it quite easy this week end. I went to church this morning and may go in Clarksville tonite for the first time. That tank pencil sharpener is just the thing I am sure. You must have had a swell Easter, I did too. Bro. Woodrow."
Date: May 1943
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