• Creator
  • Swartz, Donald A
  • Created Date
  • 1953-09-28
  • Description
  • Donald is in Cherry Point, North Carolina after spending time at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. He talks about forgetting his dad’s birthday but Jesse’s newsletter helped him remember. He agrees with Jesse that Indiana is the best place to be. He thanks Jesse for including a basketball schedule in his letter. He heard about a plane crash in Louisville on the radio. This letter is part of the Jesse G. Dorsey Korean War Correspondence collection.... more
    Donald is in Cherry Point, North Carolina after spending time at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. He talks about forgetting his dad’s birthday but Jesse’s newsletter helped him remember. He agrees with Jesse that Indiana is the best place to be. He thanks Jesse for including a basketball schedule in his letter. He heard about a plane crash in Louisville on the radio. This letter is part of the Jesse G. Dorsey Korean War Correspondence collection. Dorsey was the Director of Recreation and Welfare and editor of the Speed-O-Meter newsletter for the Louisville Cement Company. Dorsey began sending monthly letters and the Speed-O-Meter to local service personnel during WWII. He continued this through the Korean War and for sometime afterwards. less