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Catalog Number 2003.90.25
Object Name Correspondence
Accession number 2003.90
Description Letter home to Papa from P. Holcomb Jr
Writing just to check in. Mentions hearing from his Canadian roommate that during the last allied counter attack, German gunners had been found chained with their machine guns to trees. Talks about playing his first game of tennis in France. Also describes little shops in France that you can go into and listen to music. Talks about a bell tower and draws a diagram at the bottom of the page, showing how it is operated by foot. Comes with envelope.
Date August 16, 1918
People Holcomb, Philo Jr.
Subjects World War I
Communications
Communication
Correspondence
Mail
Letter Writing
Clock towers
Bell towers
France
Letters (Home)
Scale 1 inch = 10 miles