Seems awful funny writing to you. This is the first letter I’ve had to write to my honey- sure hope I never have to write another. Just doesn’t seem right not having you with me!
Hope you got home safe in sound! Bet you’re lonesome eh? I am!
” Mr. Jerome Howard Nelson,
Thank you for the application which you have sent to the Civil Service Commission. We appreciate the patriotic motive which prompted you to make your record available for consideration as needs arise in the war agencies.
To help furnish their new house, Jean and Jerry bought merchandise from The Emporium department store located on Robert Street between 7th and 8th Street in St. Paul, MN. The store was built in 1920 by F.J Romer and closed in 1967, retooled as an office building. Jerry purchased the merchandise through store financing, the receipt for which can be seen below.