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Box 1 [F09.066.01.03] - Shared

 Container

Contains 32 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence, 1918 - 1918

 File — Box: 1 [F09.066.01.03] - Shared, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents Includes four letters and one postcard to Bleeka Ritch from Lt. Russell Boswell, who served as an army censor for written correspondence.
Dates: 1918 - 1918

Correspondence, 1921 - 1922

 File — Box: 1 [F09.066.01.03] - Shared, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents Includes letter and telegraph written to Bleeka Ritch Kerr from her husband, Thomas F. Kerr.
Dates: 1921 - 1922

Correspondence, 1944 - 1945

 File — Box: 1 [F09.066.01.03] - Shared, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents Includes two letters to Helen F. Johnston from Sgt. Dave Hudson and four letters from Henry Wiech, and a blue envelope used for mail passed by the censor.
Dates: 1944 - 1945

Miscellany, 1943, undated

 File — Box: 1 [F09.066.01.03] - Shared, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents Includes six greeting cards and an April, 1943 copy of the Barium Messenger.
Dates: 1943, undated

Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1914, 1922, 1940-1941

 File — Box: 1 [F09.066.01.03] - Shared, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents Includes postcards to Bleeka Ritch from various soldiers, a letter to Thomas Kerr from Bleeka, two railway passes from Seaboard Air Line Railway, a permit to operate a motor vehicle issued to Mrs. Thomas F. (Bleeka) Kerr, and blank income tax returns for 1941.
Dates: 1914, 1922, 1940-1941

Property lease, 1878 - 1878

 File — Box: 1 [F09.066.01.03] - Shared, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents Includes a personal property lease between James S. Ritch and Eli Henley. Items listed include one desk, one wagon, one cow and other items.
Dates: 1878 - 1878

Property records, 1910, 1919

 File — Box: 1 [F09.066.01.03] - Shared, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents Includes two deeds for property owned by W.C. and M.J. Ritch in Piedmont Park and descriptions of the property.
Dates: 1910, 1919

Receipts, Miscellaneous, 1906, 1916, 1951-1952

 File — Box: 1 [F09.066.01.03] - Shared, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents Receipts from W.C. Ritch and two bills for Thomas Kerr from Mercy Hospital and Sears, Roebuck and Co.
Dates: 1906, 1916, 1951-1952

Correspondence, 1917 December 7 - 1918 August 31

 File — Box: 1 [F09.066.01.03] - Shared
Scope and Contents Letters from Joseph Mathews from Camp Greene, including a letter (May 12, 1918) confirming the hospitality offered to the soldiers by Charlotteans during the war and letters (June 23 and August 13, 1918) concerning the size of the hospital, including a picture postcard of the hospital.
Dates: 1917 December 7 - 1918 August 31

Correspondence, 1918 September 5 - 1919 February 9

 File — Box: 1 [F09.066.01.03] - Shared
Scope and Contents Letters from Joseph Mathews from Camp Greene, including a letter (September 14, 1918) expressing his disappointment in spending the war stateside; a letter (September 24, 1918) mentioning Spanish Influenza for the first time; a letter (October 5, 1918) confirming the quarantine and explaining some of the extra precautions taken by medical personnel during the epidemic; and a letter (November 12, 1918) noting the end of the quarantine, the conclusion of the war, and the way Charlotte celebrated...
Dates: 1918 September 5 - 1919 February 9