Katherine Gay

The letters addressed to Katherine Gay of Texas tell the story of the U.S. on the outbreak of World War II.

 

While at times mundane, at other times eerily foreboding these letters tell of a time just before incredible change would shake the world.  

September 1939
September 1939
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September 3 1939
September 3 1939
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September 10 1939
September 10 1939

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September 11 1939
September 11 1939

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September 11 1939
September 11 1939

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September 12 1939
September 12 1939
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September 14 1939
September 14 1939
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September 18 1939
September 18 1939
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September 23 1939
September 23 1939
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September 25 1939
September 25 1939
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September 30 1939
September 30 1939
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July 26 1940
July 26 1940
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