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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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correspondence: 2 pages; newspaper clippings
Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections, Manuscripts Division, Jennings (Kelvie and Jewel) Family Papers, Box 1, Folders 1-3
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