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Catalog Number 1938.100.38
Object Name Letter
Accession number 1938.100
Description Full transcription of text follows:


Written some time ago but I forgot to mail it. October, 28th, 1920. My dear Miss McGee, It was quite a surprise to receive your most welcome letter. Not that I had forgotten you for every time I buy chewing gum I think of you. I was sorry to hear that you were detained in Paris because of sickness. We left B. H. #23 at Camp Upton, you remember I was attached to Hospital Unit B from Westchester County. One of the members of Major Gettys famous magic tree. The boys of the Unit are scattered all over the county, the majoriety being in Yonkers. Last winter we had a might nice reunion dinner and we are looking forward to another one this winter. Indeed I often think of the old days in Vittel. There was one day that I am sure I shall always remember. Carl Rebstock, you remember him, and I had just come out of the operating room when you came along the hall and you took us in your supply room and gave us each a big slice of real fruit cake. O' boy that was just like mother used to make, and she often makes it now. I perhaps told you that before I went to France I had been studying Dentistry, but have given up the idea and am now working as Traffic Manager for the above Company. I was corresponding with a cute little girl, at least I think she is cute, while on the other side and since my return, she seldom wears a glove on her left hand, and I understand that there is to be a wedding in the Spring. I have a Uncle in the west and I think he must have been some where around where you spent your summer vacation, at present he is in the Canyon doing some drill work for the Reclamation Service. I shall be glad to hear from you again and if you are ever in this part of the country shall expect to see you. If you locate any of the patients in the Nouvelle I would like to hear about them and what they are doing. I remain, sincerely yours, Rodney C. Bradshaw.

From the service of Eleanor McGee, American Red Cross nurse at Base Hospital # 23 "The Nouvel" located in Vittel, Vosges, France from 1918-1919 (?).
Date October 28, 1920
Year Range from 1920
Year Range to 1920
People McGee, Eleanor
Subjects World War I
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Chewing gum