• Creator
  • Baxter, Emmett O
  • Created Date
  • 1951-08-09
  • Description
  • Emmett is writing Jesse to ask to be mailed the Speed-O-Meter newspaper that Jesse writes and mails to soldiers. Emmett has to march all day and thinks they do not get enough food. The station he is at just opened in Bainbridge and they have been told the conditions will get better. 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 ... more
    Emmett is writing Jesse to ask to be mailed the Speed-O-Meter newspaper that Jesse writes and mails to soldiers. Emmett has to march all day and thinks they do not get enough food. The station he is at just opened in Bainbridge and they have been told the conditions will get better. 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