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Fransen, David Clark (Second World War coconut letter)
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box Fransen 1

Series 1, Coconut letter 1943

Physical Description: 0.75 Linear Feet(1 box)
Language of Material: English.

Scope and Contents

This series contains one coconut sent by Capt. David C. Fransen, USAAF, to his daughter Susan in 1943 during the Second World War. The coconut has a carved face and addresses written on it that are faded or damaged.
box WWII 11, folder 1

Series 2, Supplemental material

Physical Description: 0.025 Linear Feet(1 folder)
Language of Material: English.

Scope and Contents

This series contains supplemental material related to Capt. David C. Fransen, USAAF and his daughter Susan during the Second World War. Inventory:
1 coconut, with addresses written in ink, and a face carved into one side
1 photo, b/w, Susan Byers Fransen
1 photo, color, David C. Fransen, in uniform
1 photocopy page, including a copy of Fransen's identification card, a card to his father, and a newsclipping
1 photocopy page, photo of Susan and information about what was written on the coconut
1 label, printed label stand for the coconut displayed for an exhibit