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Collection Reference Number GLC07810.072
From Archive Folder Collection of World War I correspondence 
Title C.B. Lyons to Helen Lyons regarding his return home and classes he has taken
Date 09 April 1919
Author Lyons, C.B. (fl. 1918-1919)  
Recipient Lyons, Helen  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes to his wife about the possibility of his returning home in a few weeks. Fears that his daughter will not recognize him when he returns. Mentions taking classes on agriculture and machination. Discusses the slow and intermittent mail service. Replies to Helen's request to shave his mustache when he returns by saying he only grew one for the photograph to see what family at home would say. Written on YMCA letterhead.
Subjects Progressive Era  World War I  Military History  Soldier's Letter  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Photography  Personal Hygiene  Marriage  Children and Family  Education  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Industry  Women's History  
People Lyons, C.B. (fl. 1918-1919)  Lyons, Helen (fl. 1918-1919)  
Place written Castillon, France
Theme World War I; Agriculture; Children & Family; Women in American History; Education
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information Private Lyons was in the 307th Company, Tank Corps, American Expeditionary Forces and was part of the Polish Collegium.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945