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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 written by Joel Halpern to his parents at the start of his trip to Europe in 1949. This letter is written on stationary from the Cunard White Star ship Samaria which is also famed for having carried the 506th Airborne Infantry Regiment (101st Airborne Division) during World War II to Europe before the D-Day invasions. This letter describes the beginning of his trip, from New York's Pennsylvania Station, through New England and Montreal, Canada to Quebec. He describes some time in the city of Quebec as well as the crossing from Quebec to London England. He describes passing the Isle of Wight and Dover.
Creator:
Halpern, Joel Martin
Recipient:
Halpern, Carl, 1902-1986
Recipient:
Halpern, Nettie
Date:
June 8, 1949–June 20, 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:
MassachusettsNorfolk (county)Dover
MassachusettsEssex (county)Lawrence
Dover (England)
Isle of Wight (England)
Land’s End (England)
Montréal (Québec)
Newfoundland and Labrador
Saint Lawrence River
Extent:
7 p.
Link to Item:
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-i0029