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Letters & Papers from the Trunk in the Hall: Air Mail Letter; Feb. 6, 1945

Letters & Papers from the Trunk in the Hall: Air Mail Letter; Feb. 6, 1945 The “Trunk in the Hall” held the letters and papers my grandparents saved – and they saved everything from cancelled checks, postcards telling of the … Continue reading

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Letters & Papers from the Trunk in the Hall: Postcard; May 10,1944

Letters & Papers from the Trunk in the Hall: Postcard – May 10,1944 From: Miss Lois Brown Union Point, GA. To: Mrs. E. T. McKinley Greensboro, Ga. R.F.D. 3 Dear Mrs. McKinley, Just a line to let you know that Leroy … Continue reading

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MEMORIAL DAY – WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO YOU?

What does it mean – to You? Memorial Day is always celebrated on the last Monday of May – a day of remembrance of those who gave their life serving their country; originally called Decoration Day, so-called because of the … Continue reading

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Edgar “Leroy” McKinley: The Boy – The Man – The Soldier

Edgar “Leroy” McKinley: The Boy –  The Man  –  The Soldier 1924 – 1945 I participate on a monthly basis in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Week 52 Ancestor stories challenge. It’s funny how my story today speaks to all four weeks … Continue reading

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