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Catalog Number 1992.85.68
Object Name Postcard, Inscribed
Accession number 1992.85
Description Description: Postcard with inscription. YMCA postcard.

Inscription on Front, Transcribed: Typical of 500 Young Men's Christian Association buildings--often called huts--for soldiers and sailors. Centers of friendliness providing a touch of the home spirit, plus; free stationary, books and magazines, athletic games, motion pictures, chess and checkers, entertainments, Bible study, lessons in French, interesting lectures, religious services, talking machines, pianos and music. Numerous other features to help make life more enjoyable for our boys with the colors.

Inscription on Back, Transcribed: I am well, and we are riding for more than thirty-three hours, with a couple of minutes stop here and there. Our coach was derailed last night at Allan, Kentucky. But luckily no one was hurt. I sent in a telegram to let [illegible] know we was alright, if you should seen anything in the paper.
Date August 31, 1918
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1918
Subjects World War I
Inscribed postcard
Search Terms YMCA