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1918 Feb. 10

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

Letter from Phillip N. Pike to Harry R. Pike

France - Phil tells Harry that not much has changed since he last wrote, and he's still busy doing carpentry work. That day the soldiers had a field day and there was quite a bit of rivalry between the American and French soldiers station at the camp. There was a particularly good baseball game between two American teams and Phil admitted that it felt good to hear the thud of a ball hitting ... more

Phillip N. Pike Papers

1918 Feb. 26

Newth, Letitia Crane, 1897-1960

Letter from Letitia Crane to Frank F. Newth

Lynn (Mass.) - The weather in New England is very fickle; yesterday it felt like Spring and today it is cold and windy. She went to see the movie 'Civilizations,' it was very sad. George intends to try-out for the baseball team. She will be going to church tonight and Friday night then she will go to confession on Saturday.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 July 4

Newth, Letitia Crane, 1897-1960

Letter from Letitia Crane to Frank F. Newth

Lynn (Mass.) - Letty has no doubt that Nick will return home safely, she wants him to believe it as well. She has not yet received the money order that he sent, when she does she will pay off the 40 dollar balance and then have her picture taken. She went to a baseball game with James and the man behind her was careless with his cigarette and her skirt, jacket, and hand were burnt.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1919 Apr. 20

Newth, Letitia Crane, 1897-1960

Letter from Letitia Crane to Frank F. Newth

Lynn (Mass.) - Today is Easter Sunday, Letty went to Mass this morning and the church was decorated beautifully. Grace, James, May, Sam, and Henry all came to dinner. Letty received a letter from Nick with a money order and Easter card. Nick said that he has been very busy with boats leaving Brest so Letty forgives him for not writing as often. George is pitching for the Highland A.C. tea... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1919 Apr.

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

Brest (France) - Nick meant to write to Letty on Easter but he had a busy day; he walked around the city and played baseball until late in the evening and was too tired to write. The next day he pitched in another baseball game so his arm is now very sore. Every day Nick tries to make a few dollars, he will tell Letty how he does it when he gets home. Nick is up for a promotion to Sergeant First Class, wh... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 Sept. 8

Newth, Letitia Crane, 1897-1960

Letter from Letitia Crane to Frank F. Newth

Lynn (Mass.) - Letty received the eighteen dollars from the Post Office for Nick's missing watch. If an officer in France signs a paper saying that Nick really needs a watch then Letty would be able to send one across. Letty is happy that Nick had the opportunity to travel to Paris. Bill is in Southern France attending a machine gun school. Letty has enjoyed baseball this summer, she has gone to a... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 July 28

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Nick reminds Letty that receiving letters from her is the only thing he looks forward to, he didn't receive a letter for weeks and he wonders why she is not writing more. The Sargent is away taking an exam for a commission, he has had some music sent to him from the U.S. and he is learning to play them. He practiced baseball today and plans to pitch a game on the next field day for a... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 July 5

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Almost all operations were suspended so that the allied countries could celebrate the Fourth of July. Nick spent a wonderful holiday in on the seaside; he explored a beautiful French town, went to the beach, watched a baseball game, and had delicious food.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 July 13

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - Tomorrow will be a holiday for all of France and he will go on a day trip with some of the men. They have less work now so he now has a daily program of activities in the evening; supper, baseball, write a letter to Letty, mandolin lesson, and then studying.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918 June 28

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

France - They have moved to a new location since Nick wrote, and he has also been to various sea side towns and was able to see more of France. He has talked to the Captain about the possibility of a promotion and he is still studying and hopes to take an exam for a commission. Nick now has to walk two miles to mail a letter, but it is worth it when he knows who he writing to. There are now thirty... more

Frank F. Newth Papers