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Letter From Abraham Freiborg, Renville Star Farmer, 9-12-1918

Camp Mills, Long Island, N. Y., August 29, 1918 Dear Parents and all: Tonight I will try and write you a few lines and let you know that I am still alive and well. I am writing this… Read More

Letter From George Groen, Renville Star Farmer, 10-24-1918

Somewhere in France Dear Folks: How are all of you folks getting along. Hope you are all well I am feeling fine this morning, and it is fine weather again. Today I guess the rainy season had commenced… Read More

Letter from Erwin Hoffman, Renville Star Farmer, 10-10-1918

The following letter was received by Earnest Hoffman from his son Erwin, who has been in the army since spring: Somewhere in France, Sept. 5 Dear Folks: I will write you a few lines today to let you… Read More

Howard McBroom Funeral, Renville Star Farmer, 10-17-1918

The remains of Howard McBroom arrived from Camp Hancock, Ga., Friday night. They were accompanied by Sgt. H. Hawlek of Cincinnati, from the camp. The funeral was held Saturday forenoon and the interment was in Fairview cemetery near… Read More

Great Help To Soldiers, Renville Star Farmer, 10-24-1918

More Money Must be Raised to Promote the Work of The Y.M.C.A. The simple fact is that the American people must raise $170,500,000 for the work of the allied organizations that are at work ‘over there” and “over… Read More

Government Provides Xmas Boxes Renville Star Farmer October 31 1918

Specially Constructed Boxes For Soldiers Overseas Furnished. Must Be Mailed Not Later Than Nov. 20 Relatives of the soldiers and sailors overseas will receive labels containing the name of that soldier or sailor. These labels should be turned… Read More

Letter from W.H. Ashley to Mrs. Wm. Adwell published in the Renville Star Farmer July 18, 1918

Mrs. Wm. Adwell received a letter from W.H. Ashley who was in the same company of Marines with Palmer Adwell and was only a short distance from him when he fell in battle. We are pleased to have… Read More