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1945 Aug. 3

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

Arles (France) - Letter is written from Hotel du Forum in Arles, France, and reflects on Maida's past year on the European continent, going to the movie theater, spending the day on a French beach, and family matters. Letter is written on blue "Par Avion" stationery.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1945 Mar. 26

Riggs, Maida L.

Postcard from Maida Riggs to Joan Campbell

England - Picture on front of postcard shows a colored drawing of a man, in brown (possibly military) uniform and clogs, standing in a boat near the shore watching a woman kneeling and rinsing laundry in the water, a haystack and windmill in the background. The caption on the back identifies the scene as "Isle of Marken--Holland." Note from Maida thanks Joan for her Valentine's card and tells her she saw Italy ... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944 Nov. 30

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

France - Letter describes the process of packing with all of Maida and Jean's possessions and trinkets to move, a trip to Belgium and staying in the Hotel Brittannique in Liège, flags on the houses, the death of her Uncle Francis and listening to others talk about deaths they have witnessed in battle, the change in her disposition since she has been overseas, and family matters. Half of the paragraph about fla... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Nov. 22

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

England - Letter describes a weekend with Jean visiting Jean's friend from college and the views of the countryside she witnessed from the train's window. She describes popular dances, finding their housing and taking a train at night during a blackout in wartime England, food, the Battle of Britain day service, the architecture of English churches, the weather, and wild ponies. She also described in detail get... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944 May 2

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

England - Letter describes the English weather and scenery in the spring, Maida and Jean’s new housing arrangement at the St. Peter's Rectory, some gifts from her friend Steve, playing field hockey and suffering a hand injury, visiting the Cardell family, and playing tennis. Their new Clubmobile is formally named "Spokane," but they spray-painted the name "Hot Stuff" on the vehicle's side.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1945 July 16

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

Arles (France) - Letter describes Maida's trip to Nauheim, visiting her first German bath house, driving through the back roads of north German countryside, traveling to Czechoslovakia, seeing a beautiful church in Frankfurt, staying in the Post Hotel in Franzensbad (Czechoslovakia), a legend about the women who traveled with Adolf Hitler, and what she did with her down time.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1945 Mar. 2

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

Holland (Netherlands : Province) - Letter describes in detail Maida's trip to Nice, Cannes, and Marseille on her winter leave, her discharge from the hospital after recovering from jaundice, comparing train travel in America, England, and France, the weather, and the sights they saw from the airplane. Now in Holland.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1945 Feb. 14

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

Riviera (France) - Letter describes train ride from Paris to the Riviera where she is spending her leave, the weather, and her general well-being. Letter is written on blue "Par Avion" stationery.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944 Jan. 16

Riggs, Maida L.

Memorandum from Maida Riggs to Don Momand

England - Describes their first week in a redacted location. She describes the experience of bidding farewell to United States Armed Forces on the fort "Hell's Angels," and watching the speeches of General Robert Travis, General Robert B. Willian, and Lt. Col. Ben Lyons. She describes the patriotic spirit surrounding the troops and the American Red Cross workers. Certain words are redacted with a black line dra... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter fragment from Maida Riggs to unidentified correspondent

England - Fragment of letter expresses Maida's desire for the letters from her family to be numbered because she does not get mail in consistently or in chronological order. Discusses family matters and upcoming birthdays, and was probably written to family members.

Maida L. Riggs Papers