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Title Postcard from Ray Breen to Cynthia Bender
Scope & Content Postcard sent from Ray Breen to Cynthia Bender, Bemidji. Letter reads: Hello Cyn, Will see you again in a couple weeks, The Mailman." Cynthia was three years old at the time, Ray was her mailman, and he joined the Navy during World War Two. Postcard is a picture of an anchor and reads: USN, Anchored to Democracy, U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois, Rear Admiral John Downes U S Navy, Commanding Officer.
Catalog Number 2016.017.7
Object Name Postcard
Date 1942
Subjects World War III
Correspondence
Postcards
Collection Cynthia Bender White Collection
Search Terms Postcards
WWII
World War II