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    • Indiana Ordnance Works Real Estate Acquisition 1941, Charlestown, Indiana

    • Land acquisition; Indiana Ordnance Works; Hoosier Ordnance Plant; Indiana Arsenal; Indiana Army Ammunition Plant; Charlestown (Ind.); World War II; E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company.; United States. Army-Ordnance and ordnance stores.; Explosives...
    • The US federal government began acquiring land in Charlestown, Indiana in 1940 to build an ammunition plant to supply the US military during World War II. This book is the record of the land acquisition for Hoosier Ordnance Plant. It contains names...
    • Indiana Ordnance Works Real Estate Acquisition Plant 2, 1945, Charlestown, Indiana

    • Land acquisition; Indiana Ordnance Works; Hoosier Ordnance Plant; Indiana Arsenal; Indiana Army Ammunition Plant; Charlestown (Ind.); World War II; E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company.; United States. Army-Ordnance and ordnance stores.; Explosives...
    • The US federal government began acquiring land in Charlestown, Indiana in 1940 to build an ammunition plant to supply the US military during World War II. This book is the record of the land acquisition in 1944 for Hoosier Ordnance Plant 2. It...
    • Korean War Letter from A W Hustedt to Jesse G Dorsey 30 Aug 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; Homesickness; United States. Navy. Great Lakes Naval Training Center
    • Buddy provides Jesse with his correct address. He is over his homesickness. He thinks he will miss being back home when basketball season starts. He likes it where he is except for washing clothes. He is in Naval training and has not seen a ship...
    • Korean War Letter from Al L Yost to Jesse G Dorsey 2 Jul 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; USS Rushmore (LSD-14); United States. Navy--Military life
    • Al is in Cannes, France. He thanks Jesse for sending him mail from the Speed Community House. He recalls that when his four brothers were in the Army during WWII they received mail from Jesse as well. He says they hope to visit Greece, Italy, and...
    • Korean War Letter from Alfred J Popp to Jesse G Dorsey 13 May 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; United States. Army--Military life; Korean War, 1950-1953--War work--Red Cross; Military training; Fort Worden (Wash.); Welding
    • Alfred is at Fort Worden in Washington. He tells about the Red Cross and how they help people get leave to go home if a family member dies. He learns that his job is going to be a welder. He will start welding school at Hudson Point, Washington. He...
    • Korean War Letter from Alfred J Popp to Jesse G Dorsey 13 Sep 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; United States. Army--Military life; Military training; Welding; Aberdeen Proving Ground (Md.)
    • Alfred says he will be attending welding school, which is a ten week course. He remarks how he has been stationed on both sides of the U.S. near the coast and says that is fine with him, as long as they do not put him on the water. He comments how...
    • Korean War Letter from Alfred J Popp to Jesse G Dorsey 22 Dec 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; United States. Army--Military life; Discovery Bay (Wash.); Fort Worden (Wash.); Welding
    • Alfred is back at Fort Worden in Washington. He and his wife Clarissa are living in a cabin at Discovery Bay. He is now a Corporal since he finished school. His job as a welder keeps him busy most days. He would be happy if the rest of his Army...
    • Korean War Letter from Arthur E Mikel to Jesse G Dorsey 18 Jan 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; United States. Army--Military life; Fort Knox (Ky.); United States. Army. Officer Candidate School
    • Arthur is in Fort Knox, Kentucky and writes that he has not heard from his brother since last September. He has been selected to go to Officer Candidate School but he feels bad being state side while other people he knows are overseas fighting. He...
    • Korean War Letter from Arthur E Mikel to Jesse G Dorsey 20 Mar 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; Indiantown Gap Military Reservation (Pa.); United States. Army--Military life
    • Arthur writes that he has moved twice since the last letter he sent Jesse. He mentions he has heard that Timmy Sells is going home and hopes he is able to walk again. He talks about all the rumors you hear in the Army. He thanks Jesse for all the...
    • Korean War Letter from Carl E Amos to Jesse G Dorsey 5 Oct 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; Roosevelt Roads Naval Station (P.R.); Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station (N.C.); United States. Marine Corps--Military life
    • Carl was stationed at Cherry Point but left there to go on maneuvers in Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico. The weather is beautiful. Sis, Marvin, Jess Richey, and Mary Alice visited Carl in Cherry Point before he left. Carl is on M.P. duty and drives a...
    • Korean War Letter from Carl R Popp to Jesse G Dorsey 17 Oct 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; United States. Army--Military life; Camp Higashi-Chitose (Japan); Honshù„ (Japan); Weather
    • Carl has learned his brother, Elmer, has been inducted. His other brother is in the service as well. He feels this will cause a hardship on his mother and father to maintain the farm. Carl notes that General Ridgeway says they are now defense...
    • Korean War Letter from Carl R Popp to Jesse G Dorsey 28 Jan 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; Camp Polk (La.); United States. Army--dentists; United States. Army. Medical Battalion, 120th
    • Carl has been receiving letters and the Speed-O-Meter from Jesse. He has heard that the area of Starlight, Indiana has been hard hit by the draft. He learns that his brother may have to enlist soon. Carl is in the dental section doing inspections...
    • Korean War Letter from Carl R Popp to Jesse G Dorsey 7 Jan 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Correspondence; Military training camps--United States; Camp Polk (La.); United States. Army. Medical Battalion, 120th
    • Carl is at Camp Polk, Louisiana. He has just been home on furlough and saw a few people from the mill but mostly spent time with his family. His basic training is almost over and wonders what the future holds. This letter is part of the Jesse G....

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