Brainerd family papers  1932-1946 (bulk 1942-1946)
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Title: Brainerd family papers
Creator: Brainerd, Dorothy, Brainerd, Margaret, and Gioia, Anthony
Inclusive dates: 1932-1946
Bulk dates: 1942-1946
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract:
This collection contains the World War II-era correspondence of sisters Margaret and Dorothy Brainerd of the Bronx and Kingston, New York, respectively, as well as that of Margaret's fiancé, Tony Gioia, who served in Europe during the war. Much of the collection consists of Tony's letters to Margaret, written during his training and describing life in the European theater, as well as letters from several soldiers and sailors to Dorothy and newspaper clippings related to the war.

Language: The material is in English and Italian
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
909 S. University Ave.
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: 734-764-2347
Web Site: www.clements.umich.edu