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[Letter from Sally de Mattia to Sterling Houston - June 22, 1995]

Description: Letter from Sally de Mattia to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes from the Italian-based magazine Omero, which is in various stages of publishing Le Griffon, a play by Houston. She also wonders if perhaps she should take her own play out of Houston's production company, the Jump-Start Performance Company, due to setbacks in funding and delays.
Date: June 22, 1995
Creator: de Mattia, Sally
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Ellsworth Bunker to I. H. Kempner, March 17, 1953]

Description: Letter from Ellsworth Bunker to I. H. Kempner discussing the possibility of Bunker joining the Refiners' Association. Bunker is delaying his decision and showing condolences for Herbert's operation.
Date: March 17, 1953
Creator: Bunker, Ellsworth
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Letter from I. H. Kempner to Ellsworth Bunker, March 9, 1953]

Description: Letter from I. H. Kempner to Ellsworth Bunker discussing how Bunker is not in a position to be an advisor. Bunker also talks about Herbert's sudden surgery.
Date: March 9, 1953
Creator: Kempner, Isaac H. (Isaac Herbert), 1873-1967
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Letter from I.H. to Cecile Kempner, 1953]

Description: Letter to Cecile from her father about his trip to New York, his cotton, shipments to other countries, economics, and government.
Date: 1953
Creator: Kempner, Isaac H. (Isaac Herbert), 1873-1967
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Letter from Thos. L. James to D. W. Kempner, September 5, 1952]

Description: Letter from Thos. L. James to D. W. Kempner discussing various farming-related topics, including Jake Schrum and James' recent visit to Plantersville, Texas, ginning progress, pasture conditions, cotton sales, and cattle sales.
Date: September 5, 1952
Creator: James, Thomas Leroy
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Letter from Thos. L. James to D. W. Kempner, September 5, 1952]

Description: Letter from Thos. L. James to D. W. Kempner discussing various farming-related topics, including Jake Schrum and James' recent visit to Plantersville, Texas, ginning progress, pasture conditions, cotton sales, and cattle sales.
Date: September 5, 1952
Creator: James, Thomas Leroy
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Letter from I. H. Kempner to I. H. Kempner, Jr., July 2, 1949]

Description: Letter from I. H. Kempner to I. H. Kempner, Jr., discussing H. Kempner's cotton stock, a labor settlement, a ticket with the police, a letter from Judge Elkins, and Mr. Thompson from Coca-Cola.
Date: July 2, 1949
Creator: Kempner, Isaac H. (Isaac Herbert), 1873-1967
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Letter from I. H. to Cecile Kempner, March 14, 1948]

Description: Letter to Cecile from her father about the Marshall Plan Bill, Italian elections, the Middle East, and parts of Africa.
Date: March 14, 1948
Creator: Kempner, Isaac H. (Isaac Herbert), 1873-1967
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, September 28, 1945]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr., on September 28, 1945, telling them that he'll be on a ship to come home in a couple of days. He details how the camp he's stationed at is set up, including German prisoners of war who do K. P. He sets the goal of starting his life over again, and bemoans his loss of a Sergeant rating due to his absence from his original camp, but decides he doesn't care since he'll be a civilian again soon. He is excited to be home in time for deer season.
Date: September 28, 1945
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, July 18, 1945]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on July 18, 1945. He explains how he and some friends have taken over two empty rooms in the shop they run for the military, and how because of this they live like officers. He tells about going on a picnic with a German secretary and her family, and an American-born Italian girl he met there. He also tells an anecdote about going to a co-worker's house to have dinner. He explains how the military weeded out Nazis from German POWs.
Date: July 18, 1945
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, May 13, 1945]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr., on May 13, 1945, detailing his time overseas. He worked in a plant for a while, then in a battery shop. After a while he broke his foot, and had it put in a cast, so he worked in a supply room until it healed. They were on their way to Oran when Italy fell, so they went on to Italy instead. After the invasion of southern France, his company moved to northern Italy and built the largest maintenance shop in Italy. In May 1945, he was in charge of the Tire and Battery Shop.
Date: May 13, 1945
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from I. H. to Cecile Kempner, April 8, 1945]

Description: Letter to Cecile from her father about politics, his opinions on totalitarianism in business, and the possibility that it is becoming a trend in modern businesses.
Date: April 8, 1945
Creator: Kempner, Isaac H. (Isaac Herbert), 1873-1967
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, February 5, 1945]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr., on February 5, 1945. He sends well wishes to a friend who has the chicken pox, and says he hasn't heard from his cousin Jimmie Kendrick since he went to Australia. He tells his parents about the food he ate the night before, and mentions that eggs are cheaper in Italy than they are in the U.S.
Date: February 5, 1945
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, January 3, 1945]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr., on January 3, 1945, apologizing for not writing sooner. He explains that they had to move the camp up, and that sometimes Italy can be pretty. They're camped near the mountains, and he's glad they aren't on them, because the snow must be cold. He confirms that he got the pictures they sent him, and hopes that everyone will be home for Christmas this year.
Date: January 3, 1945
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, December 23, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr., on December 23, 1944. He tells of a friend who came back from the Rest Camp recently, with whom he compared the sights of Rome, and explains that someone broke into his footlocker and stole a fountain pen he'd gotten from Robert Evans, Jr., as well as a hunting knife. He wonders what kind of soldier would do something like that, and seems sure that the perpetrator will be caught.
Date: December 23, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, December 11, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on December 11, 1944, telling about a movie he saw recently. He says it was pretty good, but he's seen better. He also complains about the cold, but he's put paper between his mattress and the bed springs, so he thinks he'll be warmer.
Date: December 11, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis