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Letters from Mildred Ward

Milly July 22nd, 1943

Fort Sheridan, Illinois

Fort Sheridan, Illinois

“Dear Kids,

I’ve been having a grand time but have had a cold so that’s not so pleasant. Dolores was home for dinner last night- looked very nice in her new white uniform.

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Milly July 13th, 1943

Chicago, Minneapolis, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad

Chicago, Minneapolis, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad

“Dear Kids,

I’ll be down this next Thurs. night on the flier which gets into St. Paul about 11 o’clock. I’ve finally decided to go to Chicago- and I want to impress them so I’m going to use your luggage if I may, Jean!!

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Milly June 15th, 1943

Milly's Letter Head

Milly's Letter Head

“Dear Kids,

We are at Dr. Bergh’s at Monte- waiting for Dad to come out. He is so busy I don’t see how he will be able to give Dad a thorough examination but at least we’ll get his opinion. Dad has been having more X-rays by Kaufman but until this morning nothing showed up. I’m supposed to go in to see them this afternoon.

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Milly May 11th, 1943

Surgical dressing unit, Red Cross

Surgical dressing unit, Red Cross

“Dear Kids,

I got your letter, Jean and like that sample very much so if you have time I’d like you to get me 4 1/2 yds. If you happen to see lace or trimming that would go nicely with it, send the same amount of that- 4 1/2 yds. Or perhaps you could keep it until this weekend and I can get it from you then. I’m really ashamed the way I keep you busy buying stuff for me- I know how much time it takes. Perhaps I can repay you in some way sometime!

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Milly March 29th, 1943

Bette Davis Serves Birthday Cake

Bette Davis Serves Birthday Cake

“Dear Kids,

Thanks so much for the beautiful blouse and card- I like it so much. It will look nice with my suit. I got so many nice things and had a nice birthday. Will tell you all about it when I see you.

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