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1944 Dec.

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

Paris (France) - Letter written from "Paris hospital" describes family matters, presents sent to Maida's family in the mail, hopes that perfume sent via air mail arrives intact, and a change in her upcoming work. Letter is written on the American Red Cross Form 2247 stationery and has no formal salutation.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

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

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

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

1944 Aug. 3

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

England - Letter describes Maida's busyvacation with Ruth, Jean, and Steve in Torquay, as well as "dodging buzz bombs in London," and news of friends.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1945 Apr.

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

Germany - Letter describes Maida's experiences traveling to Kolu, going to a wedding, acquiring a convertible, and being fully recovered from jaundice. Letter is written on blue "Par Avion" stationery.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944 Dec. 18

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

France - Letter describes family matters and wishing them a Merry Christmas, makeshift Christmas decorations, books read,her progress fighting jaundice, a dinner date at a mess officer from Spokane's house, and her Christmas plans. Letter is written on the American Red Cross Form 2247 stationery.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944 Apr. 15

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

England - V-mail describes family matters, Easter, attending a Royal Air Force dance, watching a performance of "The Messiah," clothing items from home Maida needs, and visiting the Cardell family.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944 Mar. 20

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

England - Letter describes how busy Maida is working for the American Red Cross in England during World War II, and how quickly time passes. She writes that Ruth and Jean always get in trouble with the censorship office, so Maida's missing letters may be sitting on a desk somewhere waiting to be reviewed or never to be sent due to information included in them. She also describes bicycling around the English cou... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1945 Jan. 31

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

France - Letter describes Maida's new roommate, family matters and presents, and contemplations about the family sharing her letters and preserving her account as a woman serving in World War II. Letter is written on "Par Avion" stationery.

Maida L. Riggs Papers