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1919 Apr. 17

Oppenheimer, Rhea, 1894-

Letter from Rhea Oppenheimer to Martha Brann

Davenport (Iowa) - An Easter greeting card and a note from Rhea that reads: "Love from Rhea- and three cheers for 'Our Captain!'"

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 May 18

Brann, Martha, 1860-1930

Letter from Martha Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Knoxville(Iowa) - Martha has heard from Clinton about his early return, and thinks that she may even receive a telegram from him this week saying that he has landed. She received a letter from Boyd saying that he's been offered the position of manager of the Iowa branch of the Northern Trust Co. and he might be opening an office in Des Moines or Davenport, which Martha would prefer to him continuing on with a military ... more

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Apr. 2

Oppenheimer, Rhea, 1894-

Letter from Rhea Oppenheimer to Martha Brann

Davenport (Iowa) - Rhea is glad to know that Martha does not disapprove of her engagement to Clinton, and writes about his speculations as to when he will return. She hopes he will return in June since school is over for her on June 20th and she will be able to return home then. She writes about Clinton's leave and Dr. Brann's funeral. She is working on an old embroidery project again and has been struggling with a diff... more

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Mar. 14

Oppenheimer, Rhea, 1894-

Letter from Rhea Oppenheimer to Martha Brann

Davenport (Iowa) - Rhea offers her condolences and support to Martha regarding the loss of her husband. She confesses that she is very much in love with Clinton but has been afraid to write to her in case she did not yet know of their intended marriage. Rhea calls the two of them "life-long lovers" and writes that the war has only made them realize even more how much they love each other. Their difference in creed will... more

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Mar.

Brann, Martha, 1860-1930

Letter from Martha Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Knoxville(Iowa) - Martha thanks Rhea for her letter of sympathy and writes about how her husband will be missed. She was surprised to hear of Rhea's engagement to Clinton, and agrees that their difference in creed would be the only obstacle, but Martha thinks Rhea would make a "splendid Presbytarian." She thinks that Clinton will soon hear about his father's death and take it very hard, although Mrs. Gibson thinks that... more

Clinton T. Brann Papers