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Catalog Number 2005.35.3a
Object Name Letter
Accession number 2005.35
Description Handwritten letter from William "Billie" Letts to his cousin Bertha. Dated January 1, 1917 and written aboard the U.S. Wyoming anchored in New York, NY. Discusses preparing to travel to Cuba, going to the rifle range, sheet music, and marriage. Four pages.

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 January 1, 1917
People Letts, William E. "Billie"
Subjects World War I
Navy
Letters (Home)
Relations between the sexes
Music
Search Terms U.S.S. Wyoming