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Stone, Robert L. (1921-2009) to Jacob Stone

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09620.403 Author/Creator: Stone, Robert L. (1921-2009) Place Written: Salt Lake City, Utah Type: Object Date: 9 November 1943 Pagination: 1 card : cloth, salt, and paper : blue, brown, green, cream and black ; 10 x 15 cm.

Summary of Content: A postcard to Jacob Stone from Salt Lake City, Utah with a packet of salt attached to it from the Great Salt Lake. He writes that all is well and he will write later. The photo on the postcard is "John Cobb beats the Eyston record for speed on the Salt Flats of Great Salt Lake."

Background Information: 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. See More

People: Stone, Robert L., 1921-2009

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: World War IIAir ForceAviation

Sub Era: World War II

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