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    • Letter from Marion Pope to Mr. Jesse Dorsey, May 18, 1945.

    • World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American; USS Hornet; USS Hornet--History; Homesickness; V-E Day, 1945; Photographs; Newsletters; Typhoons; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Japan--Okinawa Island; Aerial bombings; Air warfare; World War,...
    • The Jesse G. Dorsey Collection of World War II Correspondence consists of correspondence from 348 service members and their relatives, written to Jesse Dorsey during World War II. Mr. Dorsey was the Director of Recreation and Welfare and editor of...
    • "An Honor Roll in Wood"

    • Wood Mosaic cross, originally displayed at First Presbyterian Church, Columbia City IN
    • A preface to "An Honor Roll in Wood"; It was in June 1945, that the idea of obtaining a piece of wood from each of those serving on our Swrvice Roll, was suggested. For over two years we have been unfolding this idea until suddenly we find it has...
    • Smith Letter from James, 3 Jun 1945

    • United States Army in World War II. War in the Pacific; Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; Japanese; Food; World War, 1939-1945--Europe--End
    • James tells about encounters with the Japanese. He asks about Franks watermelon patch and would like to have some food made by Dorothy. He has gotten some fresh vegetables which is nice after eating dehydrated food. He talks of changes at home and...
    • Probably Fort Mackinac

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Fort Mackinac (Mackinac Island, Mich.) - Pictorial Works
    • After 1895, Mackinac Island State Park became the first state park in Michigan. We learn from the article, "In the Camps of Croesus," that Gene's trip to the Inland Route was delayed with a side trip to Mackinac Island. (Recreation magazine, Volume...
    • "Idlewild"

    • Steamboats; Riverboats; Excursion boats; "Belle of Louisville"; "Avalon"; Ferries; Rose Island
    • Built in 1914 this boat went by the name Idlewild from that date to 1947. She then became the Avalon from 1947 to 1962 when she was dubbed "Belle of Louisville". She is a shallow draft boat which enables her to glide over water that would not be...
    • "Island Queen"

    • Steamboats; Riverboats; Excursion boat; Steamboat accidents; Ohio River
    • The "Island Queen" glides down the Ohio near Madison, Indiana. She was built in 1925 and for more than 20 years, she carried "day trippers" on the Ohio River between Cincinnati and Coney Island. She also ran excursions along the inland waterways...
    • Letter from Marion Pope to Mr. Jesse Dorsey, May 29, 1945.

    • Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); USS Hornet--History; Artillery (Weaponry); Ordnance, Naval; Air warfare; Aerial bombings; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Japan--Okinawa Island; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Japan
    • The Jesse G. Dorsey Collection of World War II Correspondence consists of correspondence from 348 service members and their relatives, written to Jesse Dorsey during World War II. Mr. Dorsey was the Director of Recreation and Welfare and editor of...
    • Letter from Bruce Brishaber to Mr. Jesse G. Dorsey, July 13, 1945.

    • Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Radio operators; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Japan--Okinawa Island; Evacuations; Islands of the Pacific--Description and travel; Military insignia; Souvenirs
    • The Jesse G. Dorsey Collection of World War II Correspondence consists of correspondence from 348 service members and their relatives, written to Jesse Dorsey during World War II. Mr. Dorsey was the Director of Recreation and Welfare and editor of...
    • Smith Letter from William F. Smith, 9 Jul 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Navy--Military life; United States Navy in World War II. War in the Pacific; Peleliu Island (Palau); Squirrel hunting; Rain
    • William is at Peleliu Island. He talks about Frank setting his tobacco crop and how the price should be good because of shortages. He tells about the rain where he is. He says you can't tell a difference in the seasons. He wants to know about...
    • Smith Letter from William F. Smith, 6 Aug 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Navy--Military life; United States Navy in World War II. War in the Pacific; Peleliu Island (Palau); Indiana Army Ammunition Plant--Indiana--Charlestown; Weather
    • William is at Peleliu Island. Frank sent him pictures of old Kentucky. William shared them with some of the boys and they all believe their state is the best. He tells stories about how hot it is. He wonders if the powder plant will be open after...
    • Smith Letter from William F. Smith, 23 Sep 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Navy--Military life; United States Navy in World War II. War in the Pacific; Peleliu Island (Palau); Indiana Army Ammunition Plant--Indiana--Charlestown; Prisoners of...
    • William is at Peleliu Island. He talks about the DuPont plant in Charlestown. Frank's tobacco crop wasn't so good. He asked about Frank's squirrel hunting and would like to join him. He says he gets to fish. They use hand grenades in the ocean to...
    • Smith Letter from William F. Smith, 10 Jun 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Navy--Military life; United States Navy in World War II. War in the Pacific; Peleliu Island (Palau); Indiana Army Ammunition Plant--Indiana--Charlestown; Farming
    • William is at Peleliu Island. He asks Frank about his farming and how the weather is effecting planting. He talks about the powder plant in Charlestown and wonders if the plant will be there when he gets back home so that he can work there. He...
    • Smith Letter from William F. Smith, 25 Aug 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Navy--Military life; United States Navy in World War II. War in the Pacific; Peleliu Island (Palau); Homesickness; Squirrel hunting; Tobacco
    • William is at Peleliu Island. He talks about it being tobacco cutting time and how he wishes he could be there to help. He wants to know about squirrel hunting season. He talks about Frank's coon dogs. This letter is part of a 37 letter collection...
    • Smith Letter from Ernest, 27 Mar 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States Army in World War II. War in the Pacific; Indiana Army Ammunition Plant--Indiana--Charlestown
    • Ernest talks about getting home faster. He remembers fishing back home and fishing just isn't the same on this island in the Pacific. He gets to swim but not in the ocean. The Powder Plant is expanding in Charlestown. Beer and coke are rationed but...

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