The Odessa Record -


WWI-era soldier's letter, 4-H club news


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The Odessa Record

April 19, 1918

Fred Lenhart writes from Bronx, N.Y., April 8, 1918

Dear Mr. Weik,

As it is raining this afternoon so we can’t work, I thought I’d write you a few lines, as I think you will be interested to know how and where some of the “home town” boys are. Two other Odessa boys, “Babe” Smith, John Roth and myself left Camp Lewis in December and landed in good shape in Washington, D.C. We had a nice stay in tents down there. It was rather chilly, but we pulled thru in the best of health.

I left Washington in February...

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