Letters to Art that Reference World War II

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Letters to Art that Reference World War II

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The collection contains five letters, and one V-mail, beginning Jan 3, 1944, and ending a little after April 15, 1945, the day Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States died. These letters demonstrate the matter fact manner in which World War II was discussed between family members and friends.

Contributor

Upper MIdwest Jewish Archives

Items in the Letters to Art that Reference World War II Collection

Arthur J. Eisenberg in a military uniform 
Arthur Julian Eisenberg was a member of the Breck High School’s Graduating Class of June 1944. Breck's School History indicated that Breck was/is affiliated with the Episcopalian Church. In the early 1940s Breck was located at the intersection of…

Jan 3, 1944, letter to Art Eisenberg from Bob Weiss.

Letterhead

Navy V-12 Unit
Illinois State Normal University
Normal, Illinois

Dear Art,

I guess that this letter is just a little overdue. Several times I have thought of writing you but never actually did.

I certainly hope that you are…

July 30, 1944 letter to Art from Frank Eisenberg

Sunday
July 30, 1940
(sic)
July 30, 1944

Dear Art:

Just back from the office where I grabbed a flock of thin thin paper; On Plymouth this morning I picked up Sammie Kantor, you went to Talmud Torah with him. He is discharged, lisps badly,…

July 30, 1944, letter to Art from his mother Sara Eisenberg

July 30, 1944Sunday 7:30 P.M. Dearest Arthur: Today has been one o those nice lazy ones – we stayed in bed until 10 and had breakfast – read the paper- made the bed and did the dishes and more rest. I ache so since the trip and I just hate to…

Dec 6, 1944, letter to Art from Ted former Breck High School schoolmate 

Breck School
2477 Como Avenue West
St. Paul 8, Minnesota
December 6, 1944

Dear friend Art,

I seem to be in a tizzy most of the time ,what with getting ready for Christmas and still trying to pound a few fact into the heads of the young…

Dec 16, 1944, letter to Art Eisenberg from Robert Schanke, Camp Braemar Director

PHILIPPE C. VERBRUGGHENMANAGING DIRECTOR PROPRIETOR ST. PAUL 8 MINNESOTA TEL. NESTOR 1101 2122 KNAPP STREET ROBERT A. SCHANKE CAMP DIRECTOR 2001 GRAND AVENUE SO. MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA TEL. KEN 3131 Camp Braemar for Boys ages 7-14 PARK RAPIDS,…

V-mail (circa April 16, 1944) from Dick Sachs

Dick Sachs122 W. M’haha PkwyMPLS, Minn. Arthur Eisenberg              
U.S.S. Bergen ARA150   C/o Fleet Postmaster        San Francisco, Cal.   Dear Art, We are all fine and wondering how you are. Sorry, I haven’t written soon…