Item 2008.001.1161 - Photo postcard from Detroit

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Photo postcard from Detroit

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2008.001.1161

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  • 1945 (Creation)

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1 photograph: 11.5 x 16

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(1943-)

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Item is a card mailed from the United States with a return address to A.T. Orr in London ON, mailed to A.S. Orr in Quebec. Cover of card shows reproduction of man dressed as sailor looking at building that reads, 'USO Service to Service Men'. Inside card on left side is photograph of young man smiling. On right hand side is text in black ink reads, 'Message, Courtesy of Metropolitan Detroit USO Photo by Crawford Robbins Photograph Committee 401 W. Lafayette Blvd., Detroit 26'. Inscription in pencil reads, 'Dear Mom, Well here I am - in all my glory??? Down in Detroit for the weekend write from 'Prevost' Love, (illegible signature)'.

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