112 results found for: mums594

Gallery view

1919 Mar.

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Hotel Venise

Menton (France) - Exterior of the Hotel Venise in Menton.

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Mar.

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Italian landscape on the border of Menton

Italy - "Just over Italian border."

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Mar. 4

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Ehrenbreitstein (Koblenz, Germany) - Clint received letters from Rhea with music enclosed, which was much appreciated and he had the chaplain play all of them. He writes about Ehrenbreitstein, and conveys the news that he has heard their division is scheduled to leave on the second week of July. He was a grouch on Sunday because his request for leave was denied and some of his friends will be leaving without him. He ran into his old frie... more

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Mar. 11

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Postcard from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Paris (France) - Clint is in Paris for three days on leave and will be going to Nice next. Postcard features a panorama of Paris taken from Fort St. Quentin.

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Mar. 12

Brann, Martha, 1860-1930

Letter from Martha Brann to Clinton T. Brann

Knoxville (Iowa) - Martha writes to her son to tell him of his father's death and the deteriorating health that led to his passing. "This does not lessen the heartache to come, when we long for the touch of a vanished hand and the sound of a voice that is still." She does not know how she will bear the loneliness that comes from his death. She writes about the funeral and the songs that were sung. Frank has come home ... more

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Mar. 13

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Paris (France) - Clint has mailed Rhea three sets of gloves that he bought at the "Grand Magasin du Louvre" which he wished she could have seen. They met a French girl who spoke English who showed them around the city and told them she could mail them anything they wanted back to the United States. He writes about the sights they've seen in Paris and the entertainment that caters very much to American sensibilities. H... 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. 17

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Nice (France) - Clint describes his experience in Nice and expresses his wish that Rhea could be with him. They plan to visit Monte-Carlo next, although men in uniform are not allowed in the gaming room there. Last night in a cafe he ran into Ewart Hawe, an old friend of his from Iowa, and they made quite a scene.

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Mar. 17

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Martha Brann

Nice (France) - Clint lets the folks at home know about his leave and visits to Paris and Nice, where they have relocated from the Petrograd Hotel to the Atlantic Hotel. There are huge numbers of Americans on leave in Nice, and it has been an educational experience. He has his Kodak camera and film from Germany, so he hopes to take a lot of pictures. The trip is an expensive one, but he feels since it is his first re... more

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Mar. 20

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Nice (France) - They've had their first day of rain during their trip, so Clint has spent most of it inside playing billiards with the major. Yesterday they took a trip to the Italian border. While in Monte-Carlo they visited the terrace on the Mediterranean, which as the stories tell is the place where many who have lost in the casino have committed suicide. No one in uniform is allowed to gamble at the casino and c... more

Clinton T. Brann Papers