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Catalog Number 2005.35.7v
Object Name Postcard
Accession number 2005.35
Description Postcard including colored cartoons poking fun at chores/military life of naval recruits. Cartoons captioned: "A few other 'Sports' / Exellent [sic] Balancing. / Exercise / MESS-Cook / Helping the Master at Arms".

On back, postcard addressed to: "Miss Bertha Smith / 2503 S. 10th / St. Joseph / Mo."

14 x 9 cm.

From the service of William E. Letts, Coxswain U.S. Navy. Letts enlisted April 1, 1916, trained at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Great Lakes, Illinois, served aboard the U.S.S. Wyoming, and was honorably discharged on March 25, 1920.
Date n.d.
People Letts, William E. "Billie"
Subjects World War I
Cartoons (Commentary)
Military life