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This handwritten letter, dated August 2, 1942, is written to Jewel Jennings in Jackson, Mississippi from her husband, Kelvie Jennings at a Marine Corps training camp in San Diego, California. The letter discusses the shooting range and training, his uniform, where he wants to get stationed after training. The letter goes on to discuss some personal affairs. The letter is written on Marine Corps stationary with the Semper Fidelis logo in the top center. A photograph of Jewel is included with the letter. The envelope bears a red six cent air mail postage stamp in the upper right and a postmark for San Diego, California, August 2, 1942.
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San Diego, (Cali.)
correspondence: 3 pages; photograph: b&w
Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections, Manuscripts Division, Jennings (Kelvie and Jewel) Family Papers, Box 1, Folders 1-3
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Jennings (Kelvie and Jewel) Family Papers, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University