Brainerd family papers 1932-1946 (bulk 1942-1946)
Brainerd family papers
Brainerd, Dorothy, Brainerd, Margaret, and Gioia, Anthony
0.75 linear feet
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.
The material is in English and Italian
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