November 15, 1944 Letter to Merrill Dan

Title

November 15, 1944 Letter to Merrill Dan

Subject

maids; dishes

Description

This is a PDF of a letter from the Special Collections section of the University of Memphis Library. Hope Bespalow, a college student at the University of Wisconsin, writes a letter to Lieutenant Merrill Dan, who is a lieutenant for the U.S. Military. They were both natives of Memphis, Tennessee. This letter is handwritten by Hope Bespalow. In this letter Hope speaks of how glad she is that her family has finally found a maid to work for them. She says that dishes are horrible for a girl’s beauty. This is an example of the common everyday things that Merrill and Hope wrote about to each other.

Creator

Hope Bespalow

Source

Hope and Merrill Dan Papers Box 2, Folder 46 MSS 274

Publisher

The University of Memphis Libraries

Date

November 15, 1944

Rights

Digital Image © 2016, University of Memphis Libraries Preservation and Special Collections Department. All Rights Reserved.

Files

image1.JPG

Collection

Citation

Hope Bespalow, “November 15, 1944 Letter to Merrill Dan,” Making an Impact: The Lives of Tennessee Women, accessed June 25, 2018, http://umhist4851.omeka.net/items/show/129.