Title:Helen Woodruff letters: Highland Park (Los Angeles, Calif.), to Walter W. Jones, Rockwell Field, San Diego, Calif., 1918 Mar.
16 - Dec. 19
Creator/Contributor:Woodruff, Helen., creator
Creator/Contributor:Jones, Walter W., correspondent.
Collection of manuscript love letters (165 letters, circa 900 p.) from a kindergarten teacher living in Los Angeles, Calif.
to her fiancé stationed at an Army Air base in San Diego, Calif. Written over the course of 278 days, the letters provide
numerous details of the life of an ordinary citizen during World War I including church activities, family outings, and descriptions
of war-related events designed to boost morale. Also includes a kindergarten student crayon drawing of seven Allied flags.
Woodruff, Helen -- Correspondence
Jones, Walter W -- Correspondence
World War, 1914-1918 -- Correspondence
Highland Park (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Social life and customs
Helen Woodruff letters : Highland Park, Los Angeles, Calif., to Walter W. Jones, Rockwell Field, San Diego, Calif, BANC MSS
2009/146, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from Carmen D. Valentino; 20070803.
2 boxes (0.6 linear feet)
BANC MSS 2009/146 box 1
BANC MSS 2009/146 box 2
BANC MSS 2009/146