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dc.creatorPearce, Arma
dc.date.accessioned2021-04-15T19:23:14Z
dc.date.available2021-04-15T19:23:14Z
dc.date.issued1943-04-11
dc.identifier.urihttps://repository.tcu.edu/handle/116099117/44526
dc.descriptionLetter from Arma Pearce, mother of a prisoner of war, to Amon Carter thanking Carter expressing empathy at the news that Amon, Jr. was a prisoner of war.
dc.format.medium8x11 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 146, POW P Misc 1943-45, Item 009
dc.subjectPrisoners of war
dc.subjectCarter, Amon G., Jr.
dc.titleLetter re: prisoner of war
dc.typeDocument
dc.description.transcriptionCrisp, Texas 11/11/1943 Dear Sir: I appreciate you keen interest and nice letter of sympathy in these sad hours. Everyone is so nice til it helps a lot. I can say the same words to you that you said to me. I am praying that you have already heard or will hear soon that your son is alive. I got a telegram the 14th of Feb. that my soon was a prisoner so that was 9 months and 7 days of anxiety. he was on Corregidor. Everyone praises my courage. I know that Jesus has given me this courage. My oldest son is in camp Carson Colo. I have one sone 22 and one 18 waiting to be called. Also have one son 14 and 12 that might even see service. I pray for all of our boys everywhere or my boys it seems that everone in uniform is so dear to me. Sincerely, Arma Pearce.


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  • Amon G. Carter, Sr. Collection [18924]
    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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