Steamboats; Riverboats; Marks and Benson; ice gorge; Steamboat accidents
The "Loucinda" was built in 1910 and was one of the casualties of the 1918 ice gorge that claimed several boats in Cincinnati. The inscription says, "Marks and Benson, American Boy excursion to Fern Grove, July 13, 1910.
Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; Philippine Islands; United States Army in World War II. War in the Pacific; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Solomon Islands--Guadalcanal; Fighter planes--Japanese--1940-1950
Bert is in the Philippine Islands now and discribes landing at Guadalcanal and making camp in a coconut grove. He discribes seeing Japanese planes being shot down. He wants to know about Frank's spring plowing.He tells how he has eaten enough...