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Box b-001796, Folder 1
This photograph album contains 116 black and white photographic prints, each captioned with identifying names on black album pages in white ink. Some individual's positions with the company are also included. The album belonged to a woman who worked at the Ashland office of the Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Company, and begins with both individual and group portrait photographs of her coworkers. Most are in front of the steps of the telephone office, and the album begins with the caption, "The Telephone Gang, Ashland."
Box b-002016, Folder 13
Consists of a small album of twelve sepia post cards (13.5 x 8 cm each) depicting several views of the island of Corfu (Greece), including the Pontikonisi, the fountain of Gastouri, the Achilleion Palace, the painting of "The Triumph of Achilles", the statues in the gardens of Achilleion, the Mon Repos Palace, view of Benitsa, a view of Palaiokastritsa, and a view of Hypsos. Album is bound in paper. Printed title on the front cover reads: "Carnet Guide de Corfou (Environs). Achilleion - Canoni - Paliocastritza. Serie "Nausicaa". Editeurs S. Jonas, Corfou." At the beginning of the album there are two leaves with historical notes about Corfu written in French and in English. At the end, there is a list of practical information about Corfu. Pst cards are captioned in French and in Greek and are numbered. On the verso, there is also a more detailed printed title with the number and information about the editor and the photographer: "Editeur S. Jonas - Photo P. Calonaros" and below: "Phototypie Daniel Delboy, Mirecourt (France) - Imprimé en France." The back cover is adorned with a map of the island; on the top far right a printed note: "L'image Grecque, Collection Artistique P. Calonaros."
Box b-002038, Folder 11
Consists of 78 letters between young women that attended the Dehra Dun Girls School, St. Thomas Girls School, Queen Victoria High School, and Kinnaird College for Women in India between 1930 to 1960. These letters are between family, friends, teachers, and romantic interests, and document the daily lives of young Indian women living in India under colonial British rule and after Indian independence. A bulk of the letters are addressed to Probha Thomas and document Probha's life over the span of thirty years.
Box b-002044, Folder 4
Consists of a diary kept by an American soldier serving in World War II with entries covering the beginning and end of his time in the military. The entries briefly summarize each of his days from July 8, 1945 to January 31, 1946 in a few sentences; for the majority of his diary, he is stationed in Hawai'i. The entries begin by documenting his travels through the south from North Carolina or South Carolina to California and Washington where he had several weeks of training and orientation before he boarded the USS Victory for Hawaiʻi. Throughout his entries, he notes the various trainings, demonstrations, and lectures that he attends, varying from "class on tropical fruits and water supply," sanitation, and censorship to classes on stream crossing, scouting, demolition, and attacking fortifications. When he arrives in Hawai'i, he begins firefighter school and notes his classes on ladder work, nozzle holding, and fire extinguishers, as well their dry runs and drills. After his exam, he becomes an assistant station chief, and later becomes a station chief. He also notes his patrols, work details, and other duties. In addition to his training, he notes his recreational activities: playing volleyball, seeing USO shows, watching football and baseball games, and going to the movies.