Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85066127
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box 4251.002: , Folder: 14
Scope and Contents In this letter, Clyde A. Little, a World War I soldier, writes to a friend or family member that he was glad he received a letter from her, and talks about the influenza epidemic. Although the letter is dated "11/7/18" (and postmarked Dec. 3, 1918) he states that now the war is over he hopes that he can come home soon.
Dates: 1918 November [December] 7
File — Box 4257.017: , Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Letter from Rosa in Leaksville, North Carolina, to friend Ella R. Crews of Spartanburg, South Carolina. She discussed her recent illness ("the grip" or influenza), gardening, planting, embroidery, clothings, jewelry, and a friend's divorce. The envelope is addressed to Miss Ella R, Crews, but Rosa calls her Stella.
Dates: 1910 March 15
File — Box 4257.020: , Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Letter from Magdalena Izlar of Waycross, Georgia, to her friend Martha (Mrs. Raymond L. Johnson) of Baltimore, Maryland, talking about the flu pandemic, a birthday present Martha sent, and wishing Martha could come back to Waycross.
File — Box 4257.010: , Folder: 8
Scope and Contents Letter from Myra L. DeHart of Urbana, Illinois, to W. R. Courtney, also of Urbana, explaining that her hectic schedule will not enable her to teach a Daisy Chain Class but recommends Baptist graduate student, Sue Hutchinson. DeHart explains that she is too busy with several organizations and, in what spare time she has, is helping take care of influenza patients.
Dates: 1918 October 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,...
Dates: 1916 October 2 - 1919 July 13
Item — Box 4251.002: , Folder: 22
Scope and Contents Letter from Tom E. Moran of the Bronx in New York City to his friend William ("Bill") Clark congratulating him on his promotion to Second Lieutenant. Moran discusses his dissatisfaction with his own job and says he hopes he can "stick it out" until he finds another job or goes into the Army. He also reports that there were almost two hundred store employees out with the Spanish Influenza that day.
Dates: 1918 October 14