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[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 Italian Gardens in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania]

Description: Postcard of a bridge over a pond surrounded with trees and flowers, at the Italian Gardens in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Hellen Aten says "Hello Pal. I am here to-day with two girls friends having a fine time shopping Ha. Wish you were here as ever a Pal. Marie K."
Date: February 1944
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Squirrel Cartoon]

Description: Postcard with cartoon of a man and woman looking at a squirrel with a nut in the foreground, with a woman playing tennis in the background. Text on the cartoon says "Rather nutty here- But I like it!" A handwritten note addressed to Miss Hellen Aten says "Give my regards to the girls. Hello Hellen, Just a line I am at White Howen on a visit up at George Sister. Still thinking of you girls come and see me. Marie K."
Date: September 1942
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Philadelphia City Hall]

Description: Postcard of Philadelphia city hall at night, with the tower illuminated by spotlights. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten says "Hello Hellen. Just a few lines to let you know I am here in the city. Trying to be a city girl. But I don't know how I'm going to make out. Ha ha. I am having a very nice time. With love."
Date: May 1944
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard from Grace Schiverea to Lt. Roy E. Johnson, August 1944]

Description: Postcard written to Lieutenant Roy E. Johnson from Grace Schiverea, that says: "Hi, Lt. -- Roy - the navy was never like this!!! It sure is a wonderful life - sleeping, swimming & sunning. - Time is going much too quickly. - will see you, on the 25th. (Note "Air Corp" insignia on the front of card - Ahem!!!) Grace." The front of the postcard contains an illustration of a military airplane flying over an ocean at night. The moon is visible in a cloudy sky above the plane and the Air Corps insignia is in the lower-left corner. Text above the image says "Keep 'em Flying."
Date: August 1944
Creator: Schiverea, Grace
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House 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 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 Slovak Girls Academy]

Description: Postcard of Slovak Girls Academy in Danville, Pennsylvania. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Howdy all - Tis near chow time Monday eve. Just now we have a good breeze from the east - maybe rain. We had a few drops on Sunday, also had a fine trip too. As ever Woodrow."
Date: July 20, 1953
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Hopkinsville, Kentucky Methodist Church]

Description: Postcard of a Methodist church in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten says "Dear Helen: I got your card, was glad to hear from you. We are both fine. It's awful hot down here. This church is 18 blocks from our house. I haven't even been in it. But the one across its street I has been in. Give our best to all, write soon."
Date: May 1944
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Bluebonnet Field]

Description: Postcard of a field of bluebonnets, with text that says "Blue Bonnets, The State Flower of Texas." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Barkeley says "Dear Helen and all- Here are the Bluebonnets but have not seen any yet that we are certain that they are the right ones. This is Sunday and a real fine day- Warm and a nice breeze. As ever, Woodrow."
Date: May 14, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Abilene, Texas Post Office and Court House]

Description: Postcard of a large yellow building, with text that says "United States Post Office, Abilene, Texas." A handwritten note addressed to Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Dear Helen and All, Seems as tho you are getting quite a number of cards in the mail so I will send a few of Abilene. Received your card today. Have read some of Ernie Pyles columns in the Fort Worth paper. Tonite it is a bit cooler. than usual. Had another piece of watermelon. Bro Woodrow."
Date: August 4, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Hendrick Memorial Hospital]

Description: Postcard of Hendrick Memorial Hospital in Abilene, Texas. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Dear Helen & all: Quite a nice day and now is a little warm. Received a letter from Fred today. Had a letter from Al Saturday and also one from the staff. We are plenty busy right now. As ever, Woodrow."
Date: August 21, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Abilene State Park]

Description: Postcard of a stone stairway leading up a grassy hill to a long building. Typed text on the postcard says "Approach to Recreation Center, Abilene State Park, Abilene, Texas." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Barkeley says "Dear Helen and all: This is the state park of Abilene- about 20 miles away from the city. Received that great post card yesterday. Glad to hear the candy arrived safely and was enjoyed. As ever "Woodrow."
Date: May 16, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
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 Fort Phantom Hill]

Description: Postcard of Fort Phantom Hill in Abilene, Texas. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Dear Helen and all- Was on a picnic today and climbed Castle Peak and have a little sun burn as a [?] of the very nice day. We have had several hard showers including a little hail. Things have turned green again. Doesn't take long for them to turn brown. As ever, Woodrow."
Date: May 21, 1944
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 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