Pierre Karr writes to the home folks in Skidmore, Missouri in April 1918 from Hempstead Field at Long Island. He briefly mentions the airplanes at that location and more fully describes the meal plan. A squadron flies on its stomach, after all.
Things were worth celebrating in Nodaway County in 1913. New technology had brought electricity, moving pictures, automobiles, and even aeroplanes to the area. Maryville planned a grand celebration of it all to mark the official lighting of its brand-new electric… Read moreBig Celebration at Maryville
There’s nothing like a letter from a hometown soldier boy in California to take the November chill out of the air. This letter from Henry R. Lee was published in the December 6, 1917 Skidmore news: From Henry Lee Camp… Read moreLetters Home: Henry Lee