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[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, February 8, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on February 8, 1944. He's going to see Wilbur Crawford again soon, and says Crawford is lucky he only got a hole in his leg muscle instead of a broken bone. He asks his parents to send him some film, as well as his cousin Jimmie's address.
Date: February 8, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, August 8, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on August 8, 1944. He's glad to hear that Wilbur Crawford is home and wishes he could be home himself. He says that it's hot where he is, but not like in Waco. Willis goes on to say that he went to the show the night before, but it wasn't a good one, so he left. He asks his parents to send him a picture of them and the house, as well as a box of cold tablets if they can manage it.
Date: August 8, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, June 8, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on June 8, 1944. He is happy to hear that his mother is up and walking a bit. He asks how America took the news of the D Day invasion, and says that he thinks Hitler is on his way out. He hopes the Russians get hold of Hitler, because he thinks America would let him off too lightly. He thanks his parents for the canned goods and hard candy they sent, but asks for canned goods only in future.
Date: June 8, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, May 8, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on May 8, 1944. He wishes he could be at home with his mother, who had an operation. He looks forward to going swimming again, as it's getting hotter in Italy, and he asks after the fishing in Waco. He also mentions that his friend Wilbur Crawford is in the hospital.
Date: May 8, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to Lucile Evans Kendrick, May 8, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to Lucile Evans Kendrick, on May 8, 1944. He apologizes for not writing more, although he mentions getting a letter from Kendrick's son, Jimmie, who is stationed in the Tropics. Jimmie complained about the food, and Willis tells Lucile Kendrick he knows what Jimmie means. He promises to find her a good cameo from the Italian market, and is glad that it is getting warmer in Italy.
Date: May 8, 1944
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

Award of Oak Leaf Cluster

Description: Letter from John E. Dahlquist, Major General, U. S. Army, to Lois M. Sinclair notifying Sinclair of the Oak Leaf Cluster award he received for heroic achievement in combat on June 12, 1944 in Italy during World War II.
Date: August 8, 1944
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library