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Percy C. Miller Letters, 1916 October 2 - 1919 July 13

 File — Box: 4251.001, Folder: 3

Scope and Contents

Contains news of life in military airfields around the United States from an enlisted private and machine gun instructor, Percy C. Miller, to Miss Louise Ehlert. Miller describes his travels in Florida, Ohio, and California, various entertainments, his education in airplane machine gun mechanics, a camp quarantine due to "Spanish Influenza," and various airfield accidents. The bulk of the letters date from 1918 to 1919. One letter dates from 1916 and is actually from Louise Ehlert's employer, the Elgin National Watch Company, concerning her return to work. The rest of the letters are from Percy C. Miller.


  • 1916 October 2 - 1919 July 13


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From the Collection: 2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



Formerly MSS.2564


Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266