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[Letter from Ruth Narville Newton to Rosa Walston Latimer - June 14, 1992]

Description: Letter from Ruth Narville Newton of Houston, Texas to Rosa Walston Latimer in which she gives information about her sister and brother-in-law, Stella Narville Scott and Charles Dan Scott, who worked at Harvey Houses in Temple, Cleburne, Sweetwater, and Brownwood, Texas.
Date: June 14, 1992
Creator: Newton, Ruth Narville
Partner: Private Collection of Rosa Walston Latimer

[Letter from Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Griggs to Charles R. Griggs, April 17, 1945]

Description: Letter from Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Griggs to their son Captain Charles R. Griggs of the 49th Armored Infantry Battalion. The letter mostly talks about the death of their grandfather who died suddenly, Mr. Griggs had been away in Big Spring as it happened. The rest of the letter talks about the grandfather's dislike for smoking and drinking; finally Mrs. Griggs says that they pray for her son's safety as well as the rest of the boys.
Date: April 17, 1945
Creator: Griggs, Mrs. C. K.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from C. K. Griggs to his Son Charles R. Griggs, April 8, 1945]

Description: Letter from C. K. Griggs to his son Captain Charles R. Griggs telling him that they are not worrying too strongly about him while he is away; his parents did not want to think they did not care about him. C. K. Griggs describes what is going at home, "Otto Carter is home from the Pacific, he and Lillain Pratt are to be married soon."
Date: April 8, 1945
Creator: Griggs, C. K.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from C. K. Griggs to Charles R. Griggs, March 27, 1945]

Description: Letter from C. K. Griggs to his son Charles R. Griggs concerning daily life back home; the letter actually is written by Charles' mother as she says "Daddy and I were hot and hostess at the USO for Sunday night." Later she discusses the new lace cloth being made and saying that cloth at home runs "from 10 cents to 25 cents per yard."
Date: March 27, 1945
Creator: Griggs, C. K.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from Mrs. C. K. Griggs to his Son Charles R. Griggs, April 19, 1945]

Description: Letter from Mrs. C. K. Griggs to Gharles R. Griggs regarding daily life back home in Sweetwater, Texas; Mrs. Griggs tells that "190 Sweetwater people donated blood." She mentions the marriage between Otto Carter and Lillian Pratt, as well as her and Mr. C. K. Griggs' attempts at getting the yard in better shape.
Date: April 19, 1945
Creator: Griggs, Mrs. C. K.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from Ingrid Griggs to Lieutenant Colonel Charles R. Griggs, June 23, 1965]

Description: Letter from Ingrid Griggs to her husband Lieutenant Colonel Charles R. Griggs regarding daily life back home and that she had to use a check to get a birthday present for James. Ingrid also notes that she has made $15 by mowing yards, and paid someone to take out a lot of trash cans.
Date: June 23, 1965
Creator: Griggs, Ingrid
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from Ingrid Griggs to Lieutenant Colonel Charles R. Griggs, June 15, 1965]

Description: Letter from Ingrid Griggs to her husband Lieutenant Colonel Charles R. Griggs regarding daily life back home, recently they had a picnic with a church group. She says that her and the kids are going to visit her sister as her husband is "working 96 hours a week."
Date: June 15, 1965
Creator: Griggs, Ingrid
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Speech Given by Judge Terry Julian to Company E 142nd Infantry]

Description: Speech given by Judge Terry Julian to the men of Company E of the 36th Division at their reunion on May 17, 1986 in Sweetwater, Texas. The speech mostly discusses the history of the company, when it was organized, where it was moved to, where the men came from, and the casualties they suffered during World War II.
Date: May 1986
Creator: Julian, Terry
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Griggs to Captain Charles R. Griggs, April 7, 1945]

Description: Letter from Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Griggs to their son Captain Charles R. Griggs discussing the house work that they have done recently including replacing fence posts, and wondering if they should get a barbecue pit. They also tell Charles that they do not worry about him as they "had the assurance of God [that he] would take care of you."
Date: April 7, 1945
Creator: Griggs, Mrs. C. K.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from C. K. Griggs to his Son, April 12, 1945]

Description: Letter from C. K. Griggs to his son, Captain in the 49th Armored Infantry Battalion, Charles R. Griggs. Among the other things discussed, Mr. Griggs mentions the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt that had happened that evening, and the assumption of the new president Harry Truman.
Date: April 12, 1945
Creator: Griggs, C. K.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from Mrs. C. K. Griggs to Captain Charles R. Griggs, March 28, 1945]

Description: Letter from the parents of Captain Charles R. Griggs concerning their recent efforts in spring cleaning their home: "I started spring house cleaning, the xxxx living room and [dining] room have been finished." Mrs. Griggs also would like her china from France but "it was bought when sets of six were made, now I need eight."
Date: March 28, 1945
Creator: Griggs, Mrs. C. K.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter to Captain Charles R. Griggs from his Parents, March 15, 1945]

Description: Letter to Charles R. Griggs from his parents wishing him a happy Easter while he is overseas. The bulk of the letter discusses daily life back home in Texas, including their work on the house and yard; at the end they ask Charles to send them the address of a boy in his company that is without parents as they would "like to be mother and dad to him." The back of the letter has a quote that reads: "My Easter prayer for you is this: That you may have a goodly part Of all the beauty of the day - Its joy, its hope, its peace of heart!"
Date: March 15, 1945
Creator: Griggs, C. K. & Griggs, Mrs. C. K.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from Ingrid Griggs to Lieutenant Colonel Charles R. Griggs, July 3, 1962]

Description: Letter to Lieutenant Colonel Charles R. Griggs from his wife, Ingrid, back home. Ingrid tells him that she has just finished "painting the upstairs bathroom" and that it was exhausting work. Finally she tells him: "Be sure you don't let your lecherous eyes linger on anybody keep if all for me."
Date: July 3, 1962
Creator: Griggs, Ingrid
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from E. H. Saulson to Mrs. W. E. Blewett, August 19, 1942]

Description: Letter from E. H. Saulson, director of the USO Club, to Mrs. W. E. Blewett in Sweetwater, Texas. Saulson discusses a meeting to be held August 25, 1942; according to him, the purpose of the club is "to help occupy time and perhaps develop some way of building or maintaining their own morale as well as that of their husbands." Also included is the envelope that this letter was delivered in.
Date: August 19, 1942
Creator: Saulson, E. H.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Telegram from Joe B. Plosser to Charles A. Prince, February 22, 1943]

Description: Telegram from Joe B. Plosser to Charles A. Prince discussing the arrival of sixty-four women trainees and the future arrival of a check for the previous month of January, as confirmed by a wire from Wright Field.
Date: February 22, 1943
Creator: Plosser, Joe B.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Telegram from S. W. Bohls to J. E. Peavy, July 3, 1942]

Description: Telegram from Dr. S. W. Bohls to Dr. J. E. Peavy of the Nolan County Health Unit discussing the existence of coli-form organisms in the Plosser-Prince Air Academy barracks and the lack of such organisms in the mess hall.
Date: July 3, 1943
Creator: Bohls, S. W.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter to Landon E. McConnell, March 15, 1943]

Description: Letter to Major Landon E. McConnell discussing the request for additional facilities at the Academy in Sweetwater, Texas. Specifically, the need for an underwater gasoline storage tank, a concrete washrack, and a new asphalt paved road.
Date: March 15, 1943
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum