A Glimpse at World War II
The Papers of MAJ Earl and Florence Hallgren

Sample documents.

These documents were selected for digitization to give a flavor of the material in the collection.  They are divided by topic.  The documents are available as either scanned images of the originals, or as transcripts of the documents.   Select which you'd like to view from the thumbnails below.

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Letter declaring Earl as "Missing In Action"-1942
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Letter from Florence searching for information on Earl-1942
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Letter from the War Department replying to search letter-1943
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Letter to Florence from a nurse concerning Earl's missing status-1942
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Official telgram of Earl's death-1945
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Letter from Pacific Command acknowledging Earl's death-1945
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Letter from Florence to LTC Russell Barros seeking details of Earl's death - 1945
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Letter from LTC Russell Barros, giving some details of Earl's death-1946
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Letter from COL James Carter, giving some details of Earl's death-1945
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Letter of thanks to COL James Carter for giving information on Earl's death-1946
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Letter attempting to locate household goods -1945
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Letter settling claim for lost household goods-1954
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Letter concerning Philippine bank account-1946
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Letter settling Philippine bank account claim -1956
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Letter telling what medals Earl earned during his time in service-1949
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