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"Dearest Mother" Postcard

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Title

"Dearest Mother" Postcard

Subject

Hines, Joseph M. (1923-1969)
Toms Brook (Va)
World War (1939-1945)

Description

Postcard addressed to "Dearest Mother." Sent by Joseph M. Hines, USMC, to his mother Mary Hines of Toms Brook Virginia. The card was sent from San Juan Capistrano which was the location of Camp Pendelton in California.

Creator

Joseph M. Hines

Source

Folder 1.4: Letters from Joseph Martin Hines USMC to Duval and Mary Hines, January-July 1943. Truban Archives, Shenandoah County Library, Edinburg, Virginia, USA.

Publisher

Shenandoah County Library

Date

May 18, 1943

Contributor

Susan Hines

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC)

Language

English

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

Left:
Pvt. JM Hines
1 Bn Co C. 24 _____
C______
R_____
a_____
Calf.
Dearest Mother,
I am going back to camp and have stopped here in the Canteen. It’s the best I have ever been in. Joe

Right:
Mrs. D.D. Hines
Toms Brook
Va.

Original Format

Postcard

Citation

Joseph M. Hines , “"Dearest Mother" Postcard,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed December 8, 2021, http://archives.countylib.org/items/show/11600.