January 21, 1918

| April 29, 2011

College Park, Md. January 21, 1918, Monday, 7 P.M. Dear Folks: Just a few lines to give you the enclosed pictures. Another fellow took these the same day I took mine, and his were much better. The finder on my little camera shoots high, so now I allow for it in all pictures. No new […]

January 20, 1918

| April 27, 2011

College Park, Md. January 20, 1918. Sunday, 10 A.M. Dear Maw and Paw: Wish you both were here this morning to enjoy the storm we are having. It is snowing hard, although the temperature is not uncomfortably low. Another fellow and myself just returned from a five mile walk. The snow is very dry and […]

January 18, 1918

| April 25, 2011

College Park, Md. January 18, 1918. Friday 5 P.M. Dear Maw and Paw: The sweater and gloves came this morning. Many many thanks. They both are fine and very nice and warm. They will come in mighty handy. Have no time to write letter now. We will go to supper in a few minutes and […]

January 17, 1918

| April 22, 2011

College Park Md. January 17, 1918. Thursday, 4:45 P.M. Dear Maw and Paw: Received your letters O.K. including the clipping from the N.Y. paper. Yes, I know the fellow well. His cot is just alongside mine. He was interested in the trace of the notice. Well, one more week has nearly gone by, making our […]

January 15, 1918

| April 20, 2011

College Park, Md. January 15, 1918. Dear Paw: I have just sent you a night letter, which I hope you received O.K. However, in order to take absolutely no chances upon it going astray, I’m writing this letter. This afternoon six names were called out during the last lecture and those men told to report […]

January 15, 1918

| April 18, 2011

Western Union Telegram. FY BERWYN MD JAN 15 W J NICHOLSON SUPREME COURT WELLS FARGO BLDG SAN FRANCISCO CALIF COMMANDER RADIO SCHOOL REQUESTS LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION AS TO MY CHARACTER AND QUALIFICATIONS FOR COMMISSION IN AVIATION CORPS. SEND ME THREE LETTERS AT ONCE FROM OUTSIDERS SPECIAL DELIVERY. ADDRESS TO CHIEF SIGNAL OFFICER WAR DEPARTMENT WASHINGTON […]

January 13, 1918

| April 15, 2011

College Park, Md. January 13, 1918. Sunday, 8 P.M. Dear Maw and Paw: Orders have just come out stating the school will continue at least one week more. We were expecting to clear out tomorrow or so, but now we will have a little more dope handed out to us, for which we are thankful. […]

January 9, 1918

| April 13, 2011

College Park, Md. January 9, 1918. Dear Folks: Just a line before the lights go out. Everything is moving along fine. Our work is pretty near over and I believe most of us will enjoy a short rest and a chance to relax a little. Your letters and clippings have all arrived on time. The […]

January 7, 1918

| April 11, 2011

College Park, Monday, January 7, 1918, 8 P.M. Dear Folks: Just a line to send you the enclosed picture one of the men took on the pier at Fort Wood the afternoon we left. We were waiting for the boat to take us across to N.Y. We are all tired tonight. We have been out […]

January 6, 1918

| April 8, 2011

College Park, Md. January 6, 1918. Dear Maw and Paw: Sunday afternoon, 3 P.M., cold and rainy outside; warm and comfortable inside. This morning four of us went in to Washington after breakfast and heard “Billy Sunday”. Some circus! There was a crowd there around five or six thousand, I imagine. They had built a […]