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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2599. World War II letters to Hopkinsville, Kentucky, teenager Frances Ann Wade from James T. Smith and David W. Kerr. Smith, a Kentuckian serving in the Navy, writes about his training in Vermont and his service in the Pacific. Kerr, a soldier from Ohio, writes from nearby Camp Campbell, Kentucky, and from France after his deployment. The letters describe their daily activities and reveal their plans for the future.


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