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Esther Morris Rasmussen

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Identifier: RH-A-1584
Scope and Contents Letters exchanged between Esther Morris Rasmussen (1914-1991), her immediate family, and friends, 1930-1980. The collection includes correspondence from Leo. Brown, Jr. to Esther, 1934-1939 and letters from Esther’s five brothers, Richard, Edward, Walter G., Robert S. and Harold during their service in the armed forces during World War II. Included are letters exchanged in early 1945 in regards to Robert’s untimely death in an airplane crash, as well as Harold’s abrupt marriage later in the...

Mrs. Ruth Van Haaften Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-1624
Scope and Contents Lieutenant Colonel Edward C. Van Haaften papers, 1917-1946, include letters by Edward C. Van Haaften during his World War I Army service, as an electrician, 102nd Aero Squad, American Expeditionary Forces; French motor repair manual; a letter written after active duty in World War II; numerous photographs from both World War I and World War II.

Rosel Family Letters Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3644
Scope and Contents The letters in this collection contain mostly love letters between Dale and his new wife Helen while Dale was stationed at Camp Miniawaca naval camp in Shelby, Michigan. There are other letters sent to Dale by his mother, Alice, his brother Bill and friends while he was away. There are other letters that are to both Helen and Dale from various people. Dale Edward Rosel was born June 3rd 1927 to William and Alice. He attended Churchill High School. He and Helen married in 1945 and had their...

Zerbe Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-2330
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Charlotte Zerbe, previously Charlotte Boylan, and her brother Walter Boylan who served in the US Navy during World War II. Walter Boyland was stationed temporarily at Western Michigan University during 1943 for training. Also included are five other letters by Boylan.