Kelvie and Jewel Jennings Family Papers

Authors

Jewel Jennings

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Description

This typed letter, dated August 26, 1942, is written to Kelvie Jennings at a Marine Corps training camp in San Diego, California, from his wife, Jewel Jennings in Jackson, Mississippi. The letter discusses her personal activities, her experience voting in the Senate run-off, their personal affairs, and speculation on Kelvie's training compared to others she knows and who in their community might be called up next. The letter is typed on Western Union Telegraph Company letterhead. The envelope bears three red two cent postage stamps and a postmark for Jackson, Mississippi, August 26, 1942 three times, only one of which is clear. Handwritten notes are written on the back of the envelope.

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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

8-26-1942

Time Period

1940-1949

Geographic Location

Jackson, (Miss.)

Object Type

text

Format (original)

correspondence: 2 pages

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS-801_1942-08_Letter-Wednesday-AM_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 26, 1942

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