Monthly Archives: October 2007

Good Evening, Another post from the diaries of Elsie Walker Everest follows. This is the last installment of he WWII diaries and tells the happy story of the final days of the war and the signing of the treaty. However … Continue reading

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Victory and Peace (1945)

1945 On this first day of the New Year, may the Lord, who is Father of all, bless His children with the fortitude to withstand the rigors of war, the knowledge to achieve victory, the wisdom to plan the peace. … Continue reading

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Letters from the Walker Boys

Tonight I’m “shifting gears” just a little to bring you three letters written during the First World War. Three of Elsie Walker Everest’s brothers served in the Army and she saved a letter from each one. Now, nearly 90 years … Continue reading

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Letters from the Walker Boys 2

This letter was written to Elsie Walker Everest from France, on February 24, 1919. Dear Sister: Spring is sure breaking here with lots of rain, in hopes that it dries up soon as the roads are rotten. Have a pretty … Continue reading

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Hello to all, It always seems as if the time is flying by….. and indeed it is. This week I decided to be more diligent in getting family information posted and so there will (she says confidently) be more regular … Continue reading

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Good Evening. Here’s another excerpt from the diaries of Elsie Walker Everest. This diary was written during 1942 and chronicles many incidents from the news during WWII, while at the same time noting the ebb and flow of everyday life … Continue reading

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WWII Diary 1942

This is to certify that E.M. Everest has signed this U.S.A. Consumer’s Pledge for Total Defense: As a consumer in the total defense of democracy, I will do my part to make my home, mycommunity, my country ready, efficient, and … Continue reading

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