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Stone, Robert L. (1921-2009) [Envelope]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09620.111 Author/Creator: Stone, Robert L. (1921-2009) Place Written: San Francisco, California Type: Envelope Date: July 1944 Pagination: 1 p. ; 10.8 x 9.8 cm.

Addressed to "Lt. Comdr. J. C. Stone." It is an empty envelope with a faded postmark that says "Jul."

A post-it note that came with the collection notes it contained a letter for Jacob Stone's 50th birthday, however GLC0920.110 already has an envelope.

Robert "Bob" Stone was a Bombardier in World War II and served in the Pacific Front. These letters, were compiled by Bob's wife, Sheila M. Stone, and Ali Adair into a book named Letters in a Box. This book details Bob's service to his country, and his life after the war. Bob's letters were donated to the collection by his wife, Sheila M. Stone, in 2017. It contains a variety of letters, postcards, patches, pins, photographs, and scrapbooks that relate to Bob's training and combat missions.

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