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dc.creatorBiggs, Electra Waggoner, 1912-
dc.date.accessioned2020-03-31T17:30:09Z
dc.date.available2020-03-31T17:30:09Z
dc.date.issued1943-03-12
dc.identifier.urihttps://repository.tcu.edu/handle/116099117/39001
dc.descriptionLetter from Electra Waggoner to Amon Carter expressing sympathy at the news that his son, Amon, Jr., had been reported missing in action in North Africa.
dc.format.medium7x10.5 paper
dc.relationAmon G. Carter Papers (MS 014)
dc.rightsPrior written permission from TCU Special Collections required to use any document or photograph
dc.sourceBox 141, POW - Capture (March 12) 2 of 11 folder, Item 149
dc.subjectCarter, Amon G., Jr.
dc.subjectPrisoners of war
dc.subjectWorld War II
dc.titleLetter re: Amon Carter, Jr.
dc.typeDocument
dc.description.transcriptionMarch 12th Amon dear, I received the telegram from Mrs Deakins yesterday about Amon Jr. and I tried to reach you by phone but couldn't get through. This AM it was in the N.Y. papers. I finally wired you to the club. I can't tell you have I feel how terribly everyone feels+ how much we think of and admire Amon Jr. My heart feels very heavy tonight and my thoughts and sympathy are with you. I wish I could help that there would be somthing I could do_ but you feel so helpless. I shall pray God for his safe return and the return of your happiness and peace_ May God watch over him and help you in this terrible hour_ With lots of love and a heavy heart Electra.


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  • Amon G. Carter, Sr. Collection [18704]
    The Amon G. Carter Papers consist of correspondence, photographs, newspapers, scrapbooks, and artifacts. The papers document the history of Fort Worth and the Southwest, as well as Carter's personal and business interests.

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