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Carton Chinn 1

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Contains 7 Collections and/or Records:

John A.Chinn Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Carton: Chinn 1, Folder: 1-21
Identifier: 2016-004-w-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence written by Staff Sergeant John Chinn, United States Army Air Force to his wife Erma Chinn during World War Two.

Series 1. Correspondence from John Chinn to Erma Chinn, 1942 - 1945

 Series — Carton: Chinn 1, Folder: 1-16
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence from SSgt. John A. Chinn, USAAF to his wife, Erma Chinn. Chinn writes to his wife at least weekly, sometimes several times a week. Pfc. Chinn and his wife were married just before he left for military service. He always writes, usually at length, about how much he misses her. Chinn describes daily life on base; although little about his work as a airplane mechanic, much about training, meals, music, movies and his friends. His letters contain sexual innuendo,...

Series 2. Correspondence from Erma Chinn to John Chinn, 1942-04-15 - 1942-05-14

 Series — Carton: Chinn 1, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence from Erma Chinn to SSgt. John Chinn, USAAF written in April and May 1942.

Series 3. Correspondence from Mrs. Jack Chinn to John Chinn, 1942-04-09 - 1942-05-18

 Series — Carton: Chinn 1, Folder: 18
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence from Mrs. Jack Chinn to her son SSgt. John Chinn, USAAF during the Second World War.

Sereis 4. Correspondence from W.M. Woodward and Elwin C. Woodward to Erma Chinn, 1940 - 1945

 Series — Carton: Chinn 1, Folder: 19
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence from W.M. Woodward and Elwin C. Woodward to their sister Erma Woodward Chinn.

Series 5. Miscellaneous correspondence , 1943 - 1946

 Series — Carton: Chinn 1, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence correspondence from Private V.M. Chinn, WAC, to Erma Chinn -- from "dad" to Elwin C. Woodward -- and from the War Department to John Chinn.

Series 6. Ephemera

 Series — Carton: Chinn 1, Folder: 21
Scope and Contents This series contains 1 war ration book -- 1 U.S. Navy pamphlet on venereal disease -- 1 mechanical drawing by John Chinn -- 1 sergeant stripes emblem patch -- 1 ticket for CBS Radio Theatre in New York -- 1 cocktail napkin from Grand Central Terminal Restaurant, NYC -- 1 business postcard from The Nankin Chinese restaurant, Chicago -- 1 Employee's Earnings Record for Erma Chinn from University of Minnesota, 1945 -- 1 withholding receipt (W-2) for Erma Chinn,1945 -- 1 Schedule of Withholding Tax...