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1944 July 15

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Joan Campbell

England - Letter probably written from England and describes family matters, cold weather, and meeting a boy from Worcester.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Dec. 16

Rose, Katie

Letter from Katie Rose to Maida Riggs

Amherst (Mass.) - Letter from Katie Rose details how much she misses Maida, their work, and Katie's farm in Virginia. Maida's handwriting on the back reads, "Save this folkes- I think it is priceless."

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Dec. 14

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Alfred D. Riggs and Winifred L. Riggs

England - Letter describes the weather in England and talking to Bill about Maida's hometown of Grafton, Massachusetts, while sitting in the English woods. She also talks about a visit from her friends from Bournemouth and Jean's departure for a few weeks. She writes her duty will be doubled soon as there will be many Christmas dances to attend in addition to regular work, describes her athletic schedule, and w... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Nov. 21

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Alfred D. Riggs and Winifred L. Riggs

London (England) - Letter describes receiving a Christmas package from her Aunt Mils, working with the GI and at a GI dance, and daily life as a female American Red Cross worker in London during World War II.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944 Apr. 15

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

England - V-mail describes family matters, Easter, attending a Royal Air Force dance, watching a performance of "The Messiah," clothing items from home Maida needs, and visiting the Cardell family.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Sept. 21

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Alfred D. Riggs and Winifred L. Riggs

London (England) - Letter begins by comparing the surrounds she viewed on her bus ride to London to her familiar Massachusetts. London thrills her and she says it is the cleanest city she has ever visited. Letter discusses family matters, her new roommate, and her future. She is excited and motivated.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944 Mar. 1

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

England - V-mail from Maida discusses her weekend at Oxford University, her trip to Scotland with Jean, a wedding in London, and upcoming plans for the American Red Cross' clubmobiles and new skills she will need to learn.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Oct. 6

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Alfred D. Riggs and Winifred L. Riggs

London (England) - Letter describes the beginning of Maida's work with her roommate Jean on a clubmobile for the American Red Cross during World War II.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944 Jan. 13

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Doris Buck

England - V-mail from Maida to sister Dottie describes having dinner in London with some old friends, pictures she sent home, including pictures of Jean to be sent to Jean's mother in Pennsylvania, the differences in driving between America and England, and sightseeing in London. Asks Dottie to give some money to her parents so that they may celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Nov. 15

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Alfred D. Riggs and Winifred L. Riggs

London (England) - Letter describes Maida's feelings about being in London, and asks her mother to send a letter to her roommate Jean's mother. She also asks her mother to number the letters because the mail is delivered inconsistently so it is hard to discern the order of letters. She describes a weekend in Bournemouth which reminded her of Florida, and shopping in London.

Maida L. Riggs Papers