Kelvie and Jewel Jennings Family Papers

Authors

Jewel Jennings

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Description

This handwritten letter, dated August 16, 1942, is written to Kelvie James at a Marine Corps training camp in San Diego, California from his wife, Jewel Jennings, in Jackson, Mississippi. The letter discusses news from their community, Jewel's daily routines, and her interactions with their friends and family. The letter goes on to discuss a friend who was recently sent to the Air Corps in St. Petersburg, Florida. Two newspaper clippings are included with the letter. One of the clippings' headline reads ""Mize Denies FPC Right to Call Men to Washington"" and the second clipping headline reads ""To Greenville"" and discusses the new manager at Mississippi Power and Light Company. The envelope bears a red six cent air mail postage stamp and a postmark for Jackson Mississippi, August 16, 1942.

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Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Publication Date

8-16-1942

Time Period

1940-1949

Geographic Location

Jackson, (Miss.)

Object Type

text

Format (original)

correspondence: 2 pages; newspaper clippings

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS-801_1942-08_Letter-Saturday-Night-With-Newspaper-Clippings_0001s

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections, Manuscripts Division, Jennings (Kelvie and Jewel) Family Papers, Box 1, Folders 1-3

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Letter, Jewel Jennings to Her Husband, Kelvie Jennings, August 16, 1942

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