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1941 Apr. 10

Langland, Joseph

Letter from Joseph Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Iowa City (Iowa) - Given chance to return to Bread Loaf on scholarship, but has declined since one of his brothers wishes to get away from the farm during the summer. Is writing continually, making little progress on poetry, but some on essays. Harvard, Yale, and Columbia are all retrenching on appointments for graduate assistants. War fever is heating Iowa: "The sense of conflict is so f... more

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1941 Sept. 12

Langland, Joseph

Postcard from Joseph Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Blair (Nebr.) - Received her postcard that she was a Bread Loaf. Is teaching English at Dana College

Joseph Langland Papers

1941 Oct. 19

Langland, Joseph

Letter from Joseph Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Blair (Nebr.) - Gave a talk on Bread Loaf for the history club at Dana College. Planning a canoe track from Lake Winnipeg to Hudson Bay. Publishing. Teaching at Dana.

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1942 Jan. 9

Langland, Joseph

Letter from Joseph Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Blair (Nebr.) - Has a session with the draft board during the vacation and has been placed in class IIA until June 10, 1942, hoping to finish out the year teaching, but may enlist before being drafted as a buck private so as to use his education for the better. War in the east is not going well: "But, no matter! We always have wars, and I am in favor of them. It is a little hard to ha... more

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1942 Feb. 24

Langland, Joseph

Letter from Joseph Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Blair (Nebr.) - Preparing a presentation of Lindsay's The Congo. Winter hiking. "The war certainly spreads a family."w

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1942 Apr. 12

Langland, Joseph

Letter from Joseph Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Blair (Nebr.) - Reminiscences of Judy at Bread Loaf. Leaving shortly after June for military service. Leaves shortly after June for military service: "Certainly, the battle, to be won, must be very long and very difficult; and many of us boys will never come back. Of course, I look forward to the whole experience with a great hope and strong determination to make the finest years I can... more

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1942 May 2

Langland, Joseph

Letter from Joseph Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Blair (Nebr.) - Spring. Attended meeting of the Society for the Preservation of Scandinavian Culture. Now that he has been paid, he will purchase a print o Grant Wood's Woman with plant for his mother. Plans to record some of his poems on the college's expensive recording machine.

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1942 May 22

Langland, Joseph

Letter from Joseph Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Blair (Nebr.) - End of the school year: "Though I am almost broke, I have cleared myself of the world; I have a year of fine experience in college behind me, and the best recommendation from the school here. It all adds up to a little 'hope' for continuation of work after the Duration." Invitation to join the faculty at Iowa if h does not go into the service: "But right now, it's the w... more

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1942 June 1

Langland, Joseph

Letter from Joseph Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Spring Grove (Minn.) - At home on the farm. Has been investigating enlisting in some branch of the military and applied to Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard: "On all counts I was OK except on my eyes. I am wearing glasses because I am a bit near-sighted, thought it is not too severe." Expects to go through on the next draft: "My main disgust is centered on this that I have an education which qu... more

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1942 July 3

Langland, Joseph

Letter from Joseph Langland to Judith G. Wood Langland

Spring Grove (Minn.) - His record collection. Tried to enlist in the Army, but held back by his eyes: "It gripes me because it seems that I can see two miles without glasses almost as well as as six feet... Well the outcome is that I have received my letter to reprot for induction in Selective Service... Then I will go to Minneapolis for the army exam. Even though I must be a buck private whi... more

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