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Description
Correspondence and ephemera created by or collected by William Lea Moore during his service in World War I, as well as a series of later family letters from the 1940s.
Background
William Lea Moore was born in Mount Vernon, N.Y., in 1898, and came to California with his parents in 1907. After graduating from Los Gatos High School, he joined the U.S. Army, serving in the air services in France during World War I. Later he graduated from the University of the Pacific in San Jose, and worked for 39 years for Pacific Gas & Electric Co. as a senior engineering estimator. He died in June 1966.
Extent
.75 linear feet
Restrictions
Contact History San Jose's Research Library for information about publication and reproduction
Availability
The collection is available to the public for research by appointment