Letters from Frank

Title

Letters from Frank

Description

The collection contains a series of six consecutive letters, beginning on October 6th, 1918 and ending November 15th,1918. The letters give a sampling of what life was like for Frank in France during World War I. The letters tend to be quite repetitive - echoing feelings of boredom and anticipation for the end of the war.

Contributor

Upper Midwest Jewish Archives

Items in the Letters from Frank Collection

October 6th, 1918
Frank wrote this letter on October 6, 1918 to his mother and sister. He wrote the letter while he was serving in France during World War I.
Frank begins the letter by saying that he finally received a letter from his mother and sister after…

October 12th, 1918
Frank wrote this letter on October 12, 1918 to his mother and sister. He wrote the letter while he was serving in France during World War I.
In this letter, Frank talks about the weather and says that there is really nothing to do, but he arranged…

October 24th, 1918
Frank wrote this letter on October 24, 1918 to his mother and sister. He wrote the letter while he was serving in France during World War I.
In the letter, Frank complains that he still has not received a letter from his mother and sister, and…

November 1st, 1918
Frank wrote this letter on November 1, 1918. He wrote the letter to his mother and sister while he was serving in France during World War I.
He starts out the letter by again wondering why his mother and sister hadn’t written. He had gotten…

November 7th, 1918
Frank wrote this letter on November 7th, 1918 to his mother and sister. He wrote the letter while he was serving in France during World War I.
Again Frank mentions the fact that he still has not received a letter from them and he doesn’t…

November 15th, 1918
Frank wrote this letter on November 15th, 1918 to his mother and sister. He wrote the letter while he was serving in France during World War I.
Frank begins this letter by saying that the war is over – something that he had been anticipating for…