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1917 Oct. 26

Pike, Phillip N. (Newman), 1895-1953

Letter from Phillip N. Pike to Helen J. Kendrick

San Antonio (Tex.) - Phil asks Helen what she thinks of the Baileys, who she recently met. He tells her that Hazel Bailey wrote to him and said Helen had been well received. Phil is still ready to leave the fort, but they haven't gotten the order yet. Harry doesn't seem to believe Art's good fortune, and he mentions it in every letter. Phil isn't concerned, because Art's plans have fallen through before.

Phillip N. Pike Papers

1917 Sept. 24

Pike, Phillip N. (Newman), 1895-1953

Postcard from Phillip N. Pike to Harry R. Pike

San Antonio (Tex.) - Phil finally got a letter from Leafy, as well as one from Helen that he just answered. Otherwise, nothing new has happened.

Phillip N. Pike Papers

1917 Sept. 20

Pike, Phillip N. (Newman), 1895-1953

Letter from Phillip N. Pike to Merritt M. Pike

San Antonio (Tex.) - Phil writes to his uncle "Met" and says that, having finally seen some of the West, he would not trade a single square foot of North Adams for all of Texas. He hasn't seen a decent house since he left, but he has seen some nice mules. He got his first paycheck the other day but since the taxes are high there, it soon disappears. He comments that Merritt would not like it there because the beds and the... more

Phillip N. Pike Papers

1917 Sept. 29

Pike, Phillip N. (Newman), 1895-1953

Letter from Phillip N. Pike to Harry R. Pike

San Antonio (Tex.) - After a week without mail, Phil got 4 letters yesterday and 2 today. He talks about who he's heard from and who he needs to get in contact with.

Phillip N. Pike Papers

1917 Aug. 20

Pike, Phillip N. (Newman), 1895-1953

Postcard from Phillip N. Pike to Anna Raycroft

San Antonio (Tex.) - Phil tells aunt Annie that he is feeling fine but the weather in Texas is very hot, up to 100 degrees with no shade.

Phillip N. Pike Papers

1917 Sept. 21

Pike, Phillip N. (Newman), 1895-1953

Letter from Phillip N. Pike to Anna Raycroft

San Antonio (Tex.) - Phil received the box of cookies from Anna, although he's puzzled as to who wrote the address on the box since it's not handwriting he recognizes. The cookies can be acquired in Texas, but they are expensive so no one buys much of them. He's thankful for the box too, since he can use it to store his soap and razor. He's upset that he hasn't heard back from "Leafy" yet, but plans to get over it. He's s... more

Phillip N. Pike Papers

1917 Oct. 3

Pike, Phillip N. (Newman), 1895-1953

Letter from Phillip N. Pike to Helen J. Kendrick

San Antonio (Tex.) - Phil has just moved from the tent he'd been staying in since he arrived into some wooden barracks, the first roof he's had over his head since he left home. Tenting was alright for a few nights, but a steady diet of it didn't agree with him.

Phillip N. Pike Papers

1917 Oct. 28

Pike, Phillip N. (Newman), 1895-1953

Letter from Phillip N. Pike to Harry R. Pike

San Antonio (Tex.) - Phil and his company are finally leaving Texas, although he's still not sure where they're going. As long as it's not Texas, he'll be happy. He lets Harry know that he may not hear from him for a while.

Phillip N. Pike Papers

1917 Sept. 18

Pike, Phillip N. (Newman), 1895-1953

Postcard from Phillip N. Pike to Harry R. Pike

San Antonio (Tex.) - Phil tells Harry that plans have apparently changed and they have not left San Antonio yet and since he has guard duty tomorrow he doesn't think they will until at least the end of the week.

Phillip N. Pike Papers

1917 Aug. 20

Pike, Phillip N. (Newman), 1895-1953

Postcard from Phillip N. Pike to Harry R. Pike

San Antonio (Tex.) - Phil doesn't eat anywhere like the dining room depicted on the postcard, but he's glad to eat when he can just the same. He's feeling fine and hopes everyone at home is too.

Phillip N. Pike Papers