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This collection contains correspondence to Joyce Smith from several soldiers during the Second World War.
Joyce Smith Durham was born and raised in Abilene, Texas and attended Abilene High School with the authors of this collection, where she met some of her "crew" or "gang" as they call themselves, which included several girls and boys that are mentioned throughout the collection of letters, even enjoying a romantic relationship with some. Her father was Major L.A. Smith, United States Army and stationed at Camp Wallace in Galveston. Almost all of the authors mention her good grades and completing her final exams with high scores, including earning 100% on her trigonometry final. She sang in the church choir at St. Paul Methodist Church in Abilene.
0.15 Linear feet (5 folders)
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