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[Letter from Stanley Rentz to Todd Bradford Willis, August 28, 1985]

Description: Letter from Stanley Rentz to Todd Bradford Willis on August 28, 1985, informing him of his appointment to the McLennan County Historical Commission. He lays out how meetings are scheduled, and the projects the Historical Commission is currently working on.
Date: August 28, 1985
Creator: Rentz, Stanley
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, August 30, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on August 30, 1944. Willis mentions that the mail is getting through again, and regrets hearing that Waco has been so hot recently. He recalls that dove season opens on September 1st, and he wishes he could go. He also mentions that he's talked to a friend who recently got married, and Willis doesn't think his friend was in the right position to get married. He's gone swimming a lot recently, and he hasn't gotten to see Robert, Jr. yet.
Date: August 30, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, August 31, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on August 31, 1944, detailing a visit he's had from Robert [Evans] Jr. He details the things they talked about, and going to look at Robert's plane. He also mentions eating at the fields mess hall off of real American ware.
Date: August 31, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, August 19, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis Sr. on August 19, 1943. He asks them to tell him if anything bad happens to them without delay, due to his friend Harmon's family informing him that one of them needed an operation only after it was done.
Date: August 19, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, August 20, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis Sr. on August 20, 1943. He tells them about a musician he's going to go see, and mentions that the Arab and French men are eating a new kind of fruit.
Date: August 20, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, August 20, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis Sr. on August 20, 1943. He included some pictures of the town in North Africa where he was stationed, and apologizes for not being in any of them himself.
Date: August 20, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, August 8, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis Sr. on August 8, 1943. He confirms that he has received some of their letters, one including a picture, and offers his condolences upon the deaths of an uncle and a friend. He also says that he cannot print the pictures he has taken due to lack of printing paper.
Date: August 8, 1943
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, August 14, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on August 14, 1944, telling them that he recently got a letter from Robert Evans, Jr. and they hope to meet up soon. He also received a letter from Jimmie Kendrick, who wishes he was stationed in a city. Willis mentions that Bob Milam's mother heard a rumor that her son was wounded, and reassures his family that the only way anyone in his outfit could be hurt would be by falling out of bed. He asks them to tell Mrs. Milam that Bob is okay if they see her.
Date: August 14, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, August 6, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on August 6, 1944. He mentions a friend, Charles S., who has come to visit, whom he and another friend have taken in. Charles S. is homesick, but John, Jr. believes they will all come home soon. He expresses excitement at getting a rare half day at work, and details all the things he likes to do with his time off. He tells a story of a fellow soldier who fell and broke several ribs, and whom John, Jr. plans to visit in the hospital later. He asks for a new fountain pen in a postscript.
Date: August 6, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, August 7, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis Sr. on August 7, 1943. He confirms that he has received the camera and rolls of film they sent to him, and asks again for a crystal radio set and cookies.
Date: August 7, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, August 9, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis Sr. on August 9, 1943. He has received a package of V mail paper and a couple magazines, and he asks for more rolls of film. He also talks about race horses.
Date: August 9, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, August 14, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis Sr. on August 14, 1943. He discusses going to a party, and says he made a crystal radio, but still asks them to send one from home as he thinks it will work better.
Date: August 14, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, August 4, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on August 4, 1944. He hopes to see Robert Evans, Jr. when he gets to Italy, and asks his parents to tell Wilbur Crawford to write to him, or give Willis his address. He also asks for a box of short bread.
Date: August 4, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, August 5, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis Sr. on August 5, 1943. He asks them to send him supplies to build a crystal radio set, and briefly mentions going swimming.
Date: August 1, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, August 2, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on August 2, 1944. He sends some pictures they wanted back, and says he and Harmon Gilbreath may go to the Red Cross and then go swimming in the evening when they have their half day off. He bought a bathing suit a few months ago from the army, but it hasn't arrived yet.
Date: August 2, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, August 1, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on August 1, 1944. He advises his parents that air mail is faster than V mail, and tells them who his tent mates are.
Date: August 1, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, August 26, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis Sr. on August 26, 1943. He thanks them for the clothes and roll of film they sent him, asks for more film if they can manage, and tells them about a show he saw.
Date: August 26, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, August 17, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on August 17, 1944, in which Willis hypothesizes that he's not gotten any mail because all the ships are going to France, and that the invasion will shorten the war. He goes on to say that he went to the beach and got a sunburn recently, then mentions the marriage of a friend.
Date: August 17, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, August 18, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis Sr. on August 18, 1943. He discusses the heat, the movies he has seen, and going to the beach to swim.
Date: August 18, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, August 22, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis Sr. on August 22, 1944. He offers sympathies to an uncle and a friend, both of whom recently had accidents.
Date: August 22, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to John T. Willis, Sr., August 12, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to John T. Willis, Sr. on August 12, 1944, asking his father if he knows a man named Marvin George who used to work at First National Bank in Waco. George sends on his regards to a Miss Todd who used to work at the bank. Willis wishes he could be home to help his father with fishing, and goes on to say he had a letter from Robert [Evans] Jr. and they hope to see each other soon.
Date: August 12, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis