Posts Tagged "Friends"

Johnny’s the Best at Smoke Rings

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in 1940s Life, All Blog Posts, Media, Photo, South Pacific, Vintage Style, WW2 | 0 comments

I light a candle and think of Johnny’s smoke rings.

Photo of Four Sailors WW2

Johnny was the Best Smoker

Love,
Yours Truly

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Flying Fish at End of Rainbow

Posted by on Nov 28, 2013 in 1940s Life, All Blog Posts, Mail and The U.S. Post Office, Media, Navy, South Pacific, V-12 Navy Program, Vintage Style, WW2, WW2 Letters, WW2 Love Letter, WWII Letter | 0 comments

Love Letter excerpt by Morris to Arline November 1944, of awe and gratitude.

Love Letter

Love Letter 1940
End of the Rainbow

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Love Letters to 1940s Bride

Posted by on Oct 14, 2013 in 1940s Life, All Blog Posts, Photo, Portland Maine, Vintage Style, WW2 | 0 comments

1940s photo of my mother and dad getting in to a car first time as husband and wife.

Photo 1940s Honeymoon

Off for the Honeymoon!
First trip as Man and Wife. c. 1946

Morris married Arline soon after he returned from WW2. Just noticed something,
these are the highest heels I have ever seen Arline wear! Arline held to
the values of her day and peers including modesty, not too much make-up and no smoking.

Her wedding dress is still in the Hope Chest. But not the shoes. Wonder if she
ever wore them again…I want to hold The Shoes in my dream. Let’s see what happens.

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1940 Friendship Hug

Posted by on Jan 8, 2013 in 1940s Life, All Blog Posts, High School Years, Photo, Portland Maine, Vintage Style, WW2 | 0 comments

1940 Friendship Hug

Visiting home with a Hug Arline  and friend Marty          c. 1945

Of the 320 letters in the hope chest a few were from Marty, a close friend of Morris and Arline’s.
Marty dated Arline’s best friend Peg. Peg and Marty’s relationship did not survive the war.

 

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Winter Carnival Week 1944 Bates College

Posted by on Jan 8, 2013 in 1940s Life, All Blog Posts, Photo, V-12 Navy Program, Vintage Style | 0 comments

Carnival Week at Bates College
Morris Center, Arline Right

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