Letter from Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, August 20, 1944

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Letter from Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, August 20, 1944

Description

Handwritten letter and envelope with transcript by Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, dated August 20, 1944. The envelope is sent from Co. "K," Det. of Patients, 4167 U.S. Hospital Plant, A.P.O.-514-A, c/o Postmaster New York, New York, dated August 23, 1944. In the letter, Joe expresses his appreciation for Agnes and her willingness to live wherever his work may take them upon returning back home to the United States, emphasizing his intentions to live as close to her family as possible. He also writes about his hopes for learning his new trade at school in Detroit or Grand Rapids and his dreams of their future honeymoon together.

Coverage

World War II

Date

1944-08-20

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Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

RHC-93_Olexa_1944-08-20

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application/pdf

Type

Text

Language

eng

Collection

Citation

Olexa, Joseph P., “Letter from Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, August 20, 1944,” Digital Collections, accessed June 27, 2022, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/44959.
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