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Fred and Agnes Blazek Papers

Identifier: MSS-2599

Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence between Fred and Agnes Blazek. The general tone of some of Agnes's letters is fear of Fred cheating on her or worry because she hasn't recently received a letter from Fred. She mentions another woman Fred has been spending time with as a threat to their relationship. This collection contains two letters from this woman, Jeanette Schubert, to Fred. Fred and Agnes get married between July 1922 and July 1923. Her other letters fill Fred in on what is going on at her job and at home while he is stationed in Rockford, Illinois.


  • 1921 - 1963
  • Majority of material found within 1921 - 1924


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Biographical / Historical

Fred and Agnes Blazek are residents of Chicago, Illinois. Frank serves in the military and is stationed at Camp Grant in Rockford, Illinois during most of the correspondence. They get married sometime between July 1922 and July 1923.


0.2 Linear Feet (49 letters, 10 address cards, and 1 photograph)

Language of Materials



This collection contains the correspondence of Fred and Agnes Blazek, residents of Chicago, Illinois. They discuss their romantic relationship as well as daily events happening in their lives while Fred is serving in the military and stationed in Rockford, Illinois.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Wade Hall

Processing Information

Processed by Jamie Burke, December 2009
Guide to Fred and Agnes Blazek Papers
Jamie Burke
December 2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266