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Letter from Warren H. Peterson Olivia Times 10-17-1918

August 11, 1918Dear Mother:I guess you have been wondering why I don’t write but here is the whole thing in a nut shell-I am in a position now so I can’t. I wish I could write all about… Read More

Letter From Nat C. Kuske, Olivia Times, 10-10-1918

The following letter is writing by N. C. Kuske from Ellington Field, Houston, Texas, September 21st, 1918 Friend Foster; Arrived here, one of the largest flying fields of its kind in the world, last week, as just getting… Read More

Letter From Manley Alsaker, Renville Star Farmer, 10-3-1918

Aix-Les-Bains, Sept. 6, 1918 Dear Mr. Reid: This trip of many may be of interest to you, to show you what the army does for us when they send us on our seven day leave. Aix-Les-Bains as you… Read More

Letter From Marcus Huff, Renville Star Farmer, 10-3-1918

Sept. 6, 1918, 14th Co., 2nd Motor Mechanics Reg. Sig. Corps, A.E. F. France Dear Mr. Reid: I have been planning on writing to you for a long time but it is hard to do very much writing… Read More

Letter from Elmer Midby, Renville County Journal, 9-20-1918: A Delayed Letter From A Soldier

The letter which follows was received in this office for publication some time ago but on account of much other material clamoring for space it has, each time, been left out. We publish it with the feeling that… Read More

Letter From Allen Wenz, Hector Mirror, 19 Sep 1918: Allen Wenz Says Uncle Sam Feeds the Boys Well, Praises Red Cross

Camp Grant, Ill., Sept. 8, 1918 My dear father, Will take pleasure in answering your letter this morning, Sunday, as I am feeling somewhat better now from vaccination shot. My arm is somewhat swollen yet and it burns… Read More

Army Welfare Agencies Consolidated, Olivia Times, 19 Sep 1918

On Thursday President Wilson issued a statement in which he requested all the American Army Welfare agencies, recognized by the War Department, including the Y.M.C.A., the Y.W.C.A., the War Camp Community Service, The American Library Association, the Knights… Read More

Letter From Harold Swan, Morton Enterprise, 9-13-1918

Southern Field, Americus, Ga., Sept. 3, 1918 Dear Sister; I arrived here this morning, and am pretty tired tonight but am going to spend a few moments writing. You do not know who lucky you are to be… Read More

Letter From Arthur Galle, Morton Enterprise, 9-13-1918: Arthur Galle Writes from France

Aix-Les, Baines, Aug. 22 1918 Dear Mother: I have been on my vacation all week so have not written you. I had a dandy time and saw many sights I will never forget. There is so much to… 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