Recent memorabilia

| March 22, 2013

Hi, A huge thank you to Michael Nicholson, Knox’s grandson, for reading the blog and contacting me about some of Knox’s belongings. I got an amazing package in the mail containing Knox’s call letters (K6DG), some distinguishing radio plaques, and the actual camera (in its original case) Knox used to take all of the beautiful […]

Finally home!

| August 10, 2012

Fini la guerre “No more war” MESS ACCOUNT First Aero Squadron 7/11/18 Joined Squadron 7/17/18 Initiation Fee—30.00 Mess for July—110.00 with rations deducted from 7/22 8/1/18 Mess—August rations—140.00 8/31/18 Mess—September rations—150.00 9/5/18 Mess—rations for 10 days—additional 50.00 10/6/18 Mess—October—200.00 11/2/18 Mess—November—200.00 11/24/18 Mess—November rations for 9 days extra—50.00 12/2/18 Mess—December—200.00 Checks $100.00 4161 2/10/19 $200.00 […]

March 21-23, 1919

| August 8, 2012

**Journal** March 21, 1919 Went through Omaha and will reach Cheyenne tonight sometime. Feel level. Certainly appreciate the meals in the diner. **Journal** March 22, 1919 Crossed Salt Lake this afternoon. Lots of water. Expect to arrive tomorrow night. Telegraphed home from Ogden this noon. TELEGRAM Ogden, Utah 312 P. March 22, 1919 W. J. […]

March 19-20, 1919

| August 6, 2012

**Journal** March 19, 1919 On board Manhattan headed for Chicago. Received discharge out at Camp Dix at noon. Came to Philadelphia at once, leaving there at 8 PM. Sent telegram this afternoon. TELEGRAM Philadelphia, pa. March 19, 1919 W. J. Nicholson, 1534 Scenie Ave Berkeley Cal Received discharge leaving for home tonight will wire en […]

March 18-19, 1919

| August 3, 2012

TELEGRAM Philadelphia, Pa. March 18, 1919 W. J. Nicholson, Supreme Court, San Francisco. Landed Philadelphia three weeks trip reporting Camp Dix. Discharge well. Knox. Hostess House, National Young Women’s Christian Association Camp Dix, New Jersey March 19, 1919 Dear Folks: Back at last! As you know from the telegram I sent last night, I landed […]

March 15-18, 1919

| August 1, 2012

**Journal** March 15, 1919 Sea smooth today but a little head wind which is holding us up a little. Expect to reach land by Tuesday. Feel OK. **Journal** March 16, 1919 Sunday: Fine weather. Expect to reach Delaware Breakwater tomorrow noon. Will probably search Philadelphia Tuesday AM. Feel OK and eating all I can get […]

March 12-14, 1919

| July 30, 2012

**Journal** March 12, 1919 No entry. **Journal** March 13, 1919 Had a fierce storm yesterday and last night. Wind blew 80-100 miles the skipper says. The old ship certainly did ride the waves. I sat up till midnight, afraid of being thrown out of my bunk. Wasn’t sick though, but a little scared. **Journal** March […]

March 8-11, 1919

| July 27, 2012

**Journal** March 8, 1818 Wind changed today. Rougher than usual and slower speed. Feel OK though. Pretty dirty trip due to coal dust and candles. **Journal** March 9, 1919 Sunday: Ran into a still squall this P.M. Wind blew hard and sea was rough. Some rain and fog later. We tossed about like a cork. […]

March 5-7, 1919

| July 25, 2012

**Journal** March 5, 1919 Sea smooth and wind behind us. Warm. Expect to pass the Agores tonight at midnight. Feel pretty good now, and good appetite. Counting the days now to New York news. **Journal** March 6, 1919 Made good time today. Wind and sea with us now. Feeling all right and eating thrice a […]

March 1-4, 1919

| July 23, 2012

**Journal** March 1, 1919 Still rough and still not eating. Had some bread and butter, but couldn’t keep it. They say it is going to calm down soon. Hope so. **Journal** March 2, 1919 Sunday: Soother today. Feel pretty good, but have to stick to bunk pretty close. **Journal** March 3, 1919 Head wind keeping […]