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[Letter from Paul Schulz to F. H. Stelzer, August 4, 1945]

Description: Letter from Paul Schulz to F. H. Stelzer, discussing the replacement of Professor Martin J. Neeb, the engagement of candidate Heilmann as an assistant, the appropriation of money for kitchen help, and a request for a student activities building.
Date: August 4, 1945
Creator: Schulz, Paul
Partner: Concordia University Texas

[Letter from F. H. Stelzer to Henry Studtmann, August 16, 1945]

Description: Letter from F. H. Stelzer to Henry Studtmann, concerning the nomination of a job candidate, and discussing a recent visit with a friend, and a Victory Thanksgiving dinner.
Date: August 16, 1945
Creator: Stelzer, F. H.
Partner: Concordia University Texas

[Letter from M. F. Kretzmann to Martin J. Neeb, March 19, 1945]

Description: Letter from M. F. Kretzmann to Martin J. Neeb, replying to Neeb's request for repairs to Concordia's buildings. He also addresses the Texas District's plans for a physical education building, and the approval of funds for special laboratory equipment.
Date: March 19, 1945
Creator: Kretzmann, M. F.
Partner: Concordia University Texas

[Western Union Telegram]

Description: Photostat of a telegram from the United States Secretary of War to Mrs. Rose H. Gilbert, expressing his condolences for the death of her son, Private Harold Gilbert.
Date: January 14, 1945
Creator: United States Secretary of War & Dunlop
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[Letter to Gilbert Family]

Description: Photostatic copy of a typed letter from the United States Secretary of War, Henry Stimson, to Max Gilbert. The letter awards Gilbert's son, Harold Gilbert with a Purple Heart for his service, and it expresses Stimson's condolences for the death of Harold Gilbert.
Date: February 13, 1945
Creator: Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[Letter to Gilbert Family]

Description: Two photostat copies of a typed letter from William J. Voelker Jr. to Mrs. Max Gilbert, mother of Private Harold Gilbert. The letter describes the attack that killed Harold Gilbert, and discusses the details of Gilbert's burial in Normandy, France on on Dec. 27, 1944.
Date: April 30, 1945
Creator: Voelker, William J., Jr.
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[Letter from Harry Goldstein]

Description: Typed letter to the family of Private Harold Gilbert from a fellow soldier named Harry Goldstein, sent from Marseilles. The letter describes the sinking of a troop transport ship, Dec. 25, 1944, in which in which Gilbert was killed.
Date: August 9, 1945
Creator: Goldstein, Harry
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[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, 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, 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, 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, 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 John Todd Willis, Jr. to Joe S. Lattimore, March 1, 1945]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to Joe S. Lattimore at Baylor University College of Medicine, on March 1, 1945, lamenting the number of hunting seasons he's missed. He says he has a friend who's uncle owns a pasture they can rent out when they get back from the war, and asks Lattimore to go with him.
Date: March 1, 1945
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard from Cpt. Edward Drew to Mickey McLernon, August 11, 1945]

Description: Postcard from Captain Edward Drew to Mickey McLernon informing her that he received her letter and about his travels. The front of the post card has an illustration of the National Bank of South Dakota in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Date: August 11, 1945
Creator: Drew, Edward Allen
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Don King to Captain Charles R. Griggs, May 2, 1945]

Description: Letter from a soldier named Don King to Captain Charles R. Griggs concerning his status in his current company as first sergeant but will probably be moved back once a new man is assigned. King tells Griggs that he wants him to spend time with him and his wife after the war is over and that he really would like to see him and talk to him in person.
Date: May 2, 1945
Creator: King, Don
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum