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1919 May 20

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Camp Upton (N.Y.) - Clint is so glad to be back in the U.S. that he feels like he will explode. He is going from Camp Upton to Camp Dodge, and if he travels with the company he will have to pass through Des Moines without stopping, but if he travels alone he may be able to stop and visit her for a day.

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 May 19

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Postcard from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

New York (N.Y.) - Postcard published by the Knights of Columbus Committee on War Activities. "Just off the boat" is written on the reverse side.

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 May 5

Belville, Lloyd S. (Sherman), 1892-1949

Letter from Lloyd S. Belville to Rhea Oppenheimer

Bad Hönningen (Germany) - Lloyd finally received a collection of letters from Rhea, the most recent of which is from early January. He writes about other mail that he received, including letters from his mother and Clinton. The rumor industry is thriving where Lloyd is, but he does hope that he will be sent home soon. He's happy to hear that Rhea and Clinton will be married and he hopes it doesn't fall through. He jokes that i... more

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Apr. 20

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Bar-sur-Aube (France) - Clint has received confirmation that he will be leaving with the rest of the First Army Headquarters at the end of April and should be back in the United States by May 10th. He was glad to hear that Rhea wrote to his mother and that the letter was well-received, and he is overjoyed at the prospect of finally returning home.

Clinton T. Brann Papers

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 Apr. 15

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Bar-sur-Aube (France) - Clint tells Rhea to never send him candy in a letter again, since it made a real mess. He got a letter from her parents, and is currently in the hospital but recovering well. He's heard that they will be returning home on the George Washington alongside the President Wilson. He hopes it's true and he will keep her updated if anything changes.

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Apr. 11

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Bar-sur-Aube (France) - Clint is enclosing a few photographs that he took while on leave, only a few of which he lost in the development process. He's not sure when they'll be setting sail, but he thinks it might be on the 20th of April.

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Apr. 10

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Bar-sur-Aube (France) - Clint has received news that the First Army Headquarters will cease operations on April 20th, and hopefully he will be sent home soon after. He hopes that they will have their reunion at Rhea's home in Chariton, since that place has so many memories for them. He keeps checking the chief surgeon's office, hoping for mail, to the point where he thinks they will be almost as glad as he will be to get som... more

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Apr. 7

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Bar-sur-Aube (France) - Clint misses hearing from Rhea and he misses his old regiment as well now that he has relocated. He thinks there is a good chance that this headquarters will be broken down and shipped off by the end of the month, which he is hopeful for. He writes about his grief that since his father died, the home he will return to will not be the same home he left. He has new equipment and a roomy office where he ... more

Clinton T. Brann Papers