WWI-era soldier's letter, 4-H club news
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100 years ago
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...