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Elmer E. Rhode Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2550

Scope and Contents

Contains two letters from Bernice Shelly to P.F.C. Elmer E. Rhode about her work as a waitress and at a factory to aid the war effort. The third letter is a third-party reference to an encounter with Elmer Rhode written by Fred Kimball to Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Payne. A few other men away at war are also mentioned, and Mr. Kimball's business card is included.

Dates

  • 1942 - 1943

Biographical / Historical

Bernice Shelly writes from Tracy and Oakland, California, to P.F.C. Elmer E. Rhode, stationed in San Francisco, California. Fred Kimball of San Francisco, California, writes to Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Payne of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. All of the letters contain brief references to World War II.

Extent

0.014 Linear Feet (3 Letters, 1 Envelope)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Bernice Shelly writes from Tracy and Oakland, California, to P.F.C. Elmer E. Rhode, stationed in San Francisco, California, about her work as a waitress and at a factory to aid the war effort. A third letter makes a third-party reference to an encounter with Elmer Rhode written by Fred Kimball of San Francisco, California, to Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Payne of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.

Provenance

Gift of Wde Hall, 2006.

Processed by

Amanda Haldy, 2009.
Title
Guide to the Elmer E. Rhode Letters
Status
Completed
Author
Amanda Haldy
Date
October 1, 2009.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500