Correspondence Relating to the Conway Veterans Association

Title

Correspondence Relating to the Conway Veterans Association

Subject

Veterans Associations--Mass.--Conway
Warger, John, 1895-1981

Description

Collection of correspondence and notes of John Warger, President of the Conway Veterans Association.

1) 2-page handwritten instruction on 5" x 7 1/2" paper detailing induction ceremony and protocol for being selected president of the association.

2) Letter dated September 7, 1937 to [William James] Fitzgerald (1898-1981) from "Happy Jack" of WSPR radio in Springfield, Mass, in which he agrees to appear at the Conway Town Hall on November 11 for the Armistice Day celebration.

3) 5-page report of the Armistice Day Exercise held on November 12, 1934, handwritten in pencil by Cora [B. Fairfield] Warger (1906-1972) on 5" x 7 1/2" paper. The festivities and guests are described.

4) Handwritten letter from Carrie S. Delabarre (1869-1948) in January 1933 thanking the Conway Veterans Association for well wishes on the occasion of her mother's death.

5) Form letter appeal, October 1937, from the Herman R, Lettau, Post 235 American Legion in Spotswood, N.J. to the American Legion in Conway, Mass., offering $1 lottery tickets to raise funds. Enclosed is a lottery ticket with a perforated stub that was to be torn off and returned.

6) December 12, 1933 letter from Mass. State Recovery Board of the National Recovery Administration to President John Warger of Conway Veterans Association offering a speaker to explain the aims, plans and objectives of President Roosevelt's NRA program.

7) Handwritten note, in pencil, on 5" x 8" paper, dated December 26, from James Pickett and family thanking the Veterans Association for Christmas basket.

8) October 10, 1936 letter from the Mass. Progressive Committee supporting Franklin Delano Roosevelt for President, to Mrs. Leader Bates, Secretary of the Conway Veterans Association, offering speakers and campaign literature. Letter encloses "Declaration of Principles" brochure as adopted at the Sep. 11, 1936 Chicago Conference of the Progressive National Committee, and postage paid endorsement card.

9) September 28, 1937 card from "Mr. Gilbert and the Bates family"' to the Conway Veterans Association thanking them for flowers and expression of sympathy.

Creator

Various

Date

1933-1937 ca.

Contributor

Unknown

Source

CHS

Rights

CHS. Fair use.

Format

None

Type

Text

Identifier

FML-2014-016

Coverage

Conway, Mass.

Identifier

016

Citation

Various, “Correspondence Relating to the Conway Veterans Association,” Conway Historical Society, accessed September 18, 2021, https://conwaymasshistory.org/items/show/1028.