17 results found for: subject:"World War, 1914-1918--Censorship"

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1918 Apr. 16

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick travelled throughout France with his officer to pay the American Troops. He went through the section where the great drive occurred and areas where the fighting was thickest. He asks Letty if censors have cut up his letters at all. Included is a newspaper clipping with a photo of the big drive.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 Mar. 18

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick received letters from Letty and some fellows that he travelled to Europe with. The letters had gone to another post office, and one of the boys there recognized them and sent them over to Nick. Nick will be moving again soon. His work is different from most clerks. He is serving as an axillary man, going from place to place to help out in different department. Nick will send Letty a p... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 Mar. 25

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick wrote Letty a letter a few days ago, he doesn't have much to write about but he tries to write whenever he can because Letty likes to receive mail. One of the greatest battles of the war is going on at the moment, he can't write about it in his letter but Letty has probably been reading about it in the newspapers. Nick has realized how terrible this war is, and hopes it will be ov... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 Apr. 7

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick has been dreaming of home and wishes that this war was over. In his downtime he thinks about home and writes to Letty, his work helps him to keep his mind off of Lynn. He has a few letters for Letty but he can't mail them until he finds a censor's office.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 July 31

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick reports that it has been very busy the past few days. The captain just returned from a five day trip. Information about the trip has been redacted by censors. With the Captain away and the Sergeant taking his exam, Nick has been very busy organizing the office. He is preparing to move soon, but he does not know where he is going to go next. Nick hopes that he is moved with the Capt... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 Sept. 22

Newth, Letitia Crane, 1897-1960

Letter from Letitia Crane to Frank F. Newth

Lynn (Mass.) - Letty received the package that was supposed to contain the necklace sent, but instead it had a can of Prince Albert tobacco. The mailman thinks that there was a mix-up when the censor opened it, if possible Nick should talk to the censorship office. She received the two beautiful lace collars. The gifts are expensive and with the uncertainty of the mail system she thinks it may be better for... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 Aug. 30

Newth, Letitia Crane, 1897-1960

Letter from Letitia Crane to Frank F. Newth

Lynn (Mass.) - Letty deposited the check that Nick sent into her Lynn bank account, she can move it to Nick's bank if he would like. She made the final pavement to D.B.H. Powers for Nick, she enclosed the receipt. She will also have a picture taken for Nick. Grace's grandmother passes away, and Letty looked after Marjorie while she was at the funeral. She asks Nick why he doesn't tell... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 Aug. 23

Newth, Letitia Crane, 1897-1960

Letter from Letitia Crane to Frank F. Newth

Lynn (Mass.) - Letty is sorry to hear that Nick has not received mail from her in a month. She writes regularly and wonders why it takes so long for him to receive her letters. One of the letters that Letty received had been censored heavily, half of first page was ripped off, she wonders what Nick wrote about. It has been very warm in Lynn, the weather has made Letty sick and tired. Cara heard fro... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 Apr. 3

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick has been busy recently, they had to move their offices to another town because military operations moved into the section of France they were in. He could write a hundred pages about everything that has happened in the past week, but he is not allowed to. Last night he slept out in a field, but they expect better quarters soon. Nick is with British and French men, he does not see a lo... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 Apr. 11

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick thinks about Letty all day. When he is at his typewriter working on payroll his mind wanders to Letty back home. There is a piano at the Y.M.C.A. and whenever someone plays it he thinks of Letty. He is gaining many skills working in the office that he can use when he comes home. There is so much that Nick wants to tell Letty but he cannot.

Frank F. Newth Papers