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Christmas, Gifts, Children, Marian, Father, Weather, Religious Sermon, Preacher, Preach, Paris, France, Censor, Photographs
correspondence--World War, 1914-1918. World War, 1914-1918. World War, 1914-1918--France.YMCA of the US. United States--American Expeditionary Force.
This collection contains approximately 50 letters from Ch (1st Lt.) Paul Sheldon Johnson, AEF (YMCA) to his family during the First World War. Also included are narratives, a bound collection of photocopies, and one lunch menu.
Johnson, Paul S., ""My Dearest Mother"" (1917). Paul S. Johnson First World War correspondence. 23.
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