Lang Family. Correspondence, Letters, 1940-41 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
Title: Lang Family. Correspondence, Letters, 1940-41
Collection identifier: 054
Extent: 3.0 items
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Scope and Contents: This collection contains letters to the Lang family who moved from Urbana, Ill., to Melrose, Mass., in 1940. Two of the letters are from a family named Raikes in Great Britain, who mention some of the effects of the war on their lives, while the third is a Christmas greeting from a patient in the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps' Canadian General Hospital. The envelopes of all three letters carry stickers indicating that government censors had read the contents.