June 19, 1945 Letter to Merrill Dan

Title

June 19, 1945 Letter to Merrill Dan

Subject

infidelity, wives, marriage

Description

This is a PDF of a letter from the Special Collections section of the University of Memphis Library. Hope Bespalow writes a letter to Lieutenant Merrill Dan. Hope is a college student at the University of Wisconsin. They were both natives of Memphis, Tennessee. The letter is handwritten and written on June 19, 1945. It is written on thin, white paper and in cursive. The letter describes Hope’s disgusted feelings toward infidelity, specifically infidelity by the wives of soldiers who are overseas fighting in World War II.

Creator

Bespalow, Hope

Source

Hope and Merrill Dan Papers Box 2, Folder 61, MSS 274

Publisher

The University of Memphis Libraries

Date

June 19, 1945

Rights

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

Files

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Collection

Citation

Bespalow, Hope, “June 19, 1945 Letter to Merrill Dan,” Making an Impact: The Lives of Tennessee Women, accessed June 25, 2018, http://umhist4851.omeka.net/items/show/133.