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Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

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Title:
Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern
Description:
Letter from Joel Halpern to his parents describing his trip to Europe in 1949. This letter describes his time around Lake Lugano in Switzerland and Italy. He describes the lake itself primarily from the Swiss side and then describes the differences between teh Swiss side and the Italian side. He is quite dismissive of the Italian side, describing it as sloppy and dirty. He concludes by describing arriving in Milan and his first impressions of Milan.
Creator:
Halpern, Joel Martin
Recipient:
Halpern, Carl, 1902-1986
Recipient:
Halpern, Nettie
Date:
July 11, 1949–July 12, 1949
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Genre:
Field notes
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Collection (local):
Joel M. Halpern Papers
Series:
Series 5. Fieldwork and Research
Series 5I. Arctic/Northwest Territories
Subjects:
Description and travel
Places:
ItalyLombardy (region)Milano (province)Milan
Lugano, Lake (Switzerland and Italy)
Milan (Italy)
Extent:
6 p.
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Terms of Use:
All rights for this image are held by Joel M. Halpern. Requests to publish, redistribute, or replicate this material should be addressed to Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.
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Identifier:
mufs001-sw-fn-i0018