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1917 Aug. 13

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

Postcard from Phillip N. Pike to Harry R. Pike

Toledo (Ohio) - Phil is on his way from Toledo, Ohio, to Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio and is doing well.

Phillip N. Pike Papers

1917 Aug. 15

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

Letter from Phillip N. Pike to Anna Raycroft

San Antonio (Tex.) - Phil has arrived in San Antonio, where he had some trouble withdrawing money at the bank. He explains that he had to catch the 10am train to Pittsfield and did not have time to call her up beforehand. From Pittsfield he went to Springfield, and then to Fort Slocum near New Rochelle. He talks about getting a medical examination that included inoculation for smallpox and typhoid fever before ev... more

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 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

1917 Aug. 24

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

Letter from Phillip N. Pike to Harry R. Pike

San Antonio (Tex.) - Phil is happy to have received his first letter from Harry since arriving in San Antonio. He talks about experiencing his first storm in Texas, which was so fierce that it blew tents flat and one of the carpenters working at the fort was killed by flying timber. He tells Harry that in Houston, two black soldiers were arrested for disturbing the peace, and when the rest of the black company learned abo... more

Phillip N. Pike Papers

1917 Aug. 26

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

Letter from Phillip N. Pike to Anna Raycroft

San Antonio (Tex.) - Phil has gone through another round of inoculations for typhoid fever, which he describes as very strictly regimented. The doctors inoculate about a thousand a day and so they become a little rough. The officials say that it costs the government about $25 per shot. He is still in quarantine and has not received his uniform. Airplanes are as common as automobiles on at the base and surprisingly the... more

Phillip N. Pike Papers

1917 Aug. 31

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

Postcard from Phillip N. Pike to Harry R. Pike

San Antonio (Tex.) - Phil tells Harry that he just got paid and overall is doing fine. He wonders if Harry will also be drafted and asks about everyone at home.

Phillip N. Pike Papers

1917 Sept.

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

Postcard from Phillip N. Pike to Harry R. Pike

San Antonio (Tex.) - Phil asks Harry if he has dug up any potatoes yet and what the addresses of his brothers Arthur and Millard are. He has written to Art, but not heard back from him yet.

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1917 Sept. 14

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

Postcard from Phillip N. Pike to Harry R. Pike

San Antonio (Tex.) - Phil tells Harry that he just received confirmation that they are being relocated, and Harry might not hear for him regularly for a while.

Phillip N. Pike Papers

1917 Sept. 18

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

Letter from Phillip N. Pike to Helen J. Kendrick

San Antonio (Tex.) - Phil tells Helen that he received her package the day before. He received three boxes of Nabisco cookies from Harry, so he won't need anything sweet for a while. He got to visit San Antonio for the first time and comments that although he was told it had a population of 200,000, they must have meant all of Texas since San Antonio looks like a city that was set up temporarily. It's inhabited solely by ... more

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