In the letter James discusses life in camp; upcoming troop movements; the formation of a local regiment; and his expected term of service ("I have volunteered for twelve months unless sooner discharged & if we are not discharged before the...
In the letter James discusses health in camp; upcoming troop movements and predictions about the war ("it is opinion of some of our officers that when we leave here we will leave for home that peace will be made in sixty days"); and the land around...
In the letter Long discusses the duties and authority of local NRA committees and boards. Because the program is new and its guidelines have not been finalized, the national board asks the local groups to be cautious and avoid punishing suspected...
Thompson had written the governor asking for a job with the Civilian Conservation Corps. Maner explains that the governor has no connection with the CCC; he has directed Thompson's request to the director of the Veterans' Administration in...
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