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[Postcard of Soldiers at "The Canteen"]

Description: Postcard of Soldiers standing outside of a building, "The Canteen," eating and drinking. A handwritten note on the border of the picture says "I guess the Mexicans make it but believe me I give them hell when I see them." Another note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Mr. Philip Simonean in North Oxford, Massachusetts and says, " I see a lot of stuff that is worse then Old Crow. Dear Pa, I hope the old Twisters are doing good. I think I am as hard as a rock now and I could work like a mule when I get back. I feel fine this life is just the thing to make me grow. Your loving son Henry."
Date: January 18, 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Soldiers Washing]

Description: Postcard of soldiers standing at a long trough washing themselves, with the caption "The Beauty Shop." A handwritten note on the back of the photo is addressed to Mrs. Philip Simonean in North Oxford, Massachusetts and says, "Dear Mother, I am coming back East to see you soon and I hope George will be there when I get back. I may get a week off as I am going to save my passes here so I can have them at home. With loads of love, Henry."
Date: January 18, 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis