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1944

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter fragment from Maida Riggs to unidentified correspondent

England - Fragment of letter expresses Maida's desire for the letters from her family to be numbered because she does not get mail in consistently or in chronological order. Discusses family matters and upcoming birthdays, and was probably written to family members.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Dec. 14

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Alfred D. Riggs and Winifred L. Riggs

England - Letter describes the weather in England and talking to Bill about Maida's hometown of Grafton, Massachusetts, while sitting in the English woods. She also talks about a visit from her friends from Bournemouth and Jean's departure for a few weeks. She writes her duty will be doubled soon as there will be many Christmas dances to attend in addition to regular work, describes her athletic schedule, and w... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Nov. 21

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Alfred D. Riggs and Winifred L. Riggs

London (England) - Letter describes receiving a Christmas package from her Aunt Mils, working with the GI and at a GI dance, and daily life as a female American Red Cross worker in London during World War II.

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

1945 Jan. 17

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

France - Letter describes the presents Maida received from her family, her current satisfactory lodgings, her recovery from jaundice, navigating public transportation in Paris, seeing the Opera, the weather in France, food, sightseeing and shopping, a new friend, the other girls in the hospital service, and family matters.

Maida L. Riggs Papers