Follow this account in letters written in the late 1930’s and early 1940’s.
This weeks chronicle to Lad of happenings in Trumbull include several celebrations. It’s also been 6 months since Lad left Interamerica for his current job at Socony-Vacuum Oil Company and four months since Dan traveled home from Venezuela, but the battle with Interamerica for wages due continues on. This letter does supply some indication that things will be coming to a close fairly soon.
Alfred Peabody Guion at one of the camps in Venezuela
Ye last Sunday in October, 1939
(October 29, 1939)
Dear Future General Manager:
Picture to yourself lawns covered with newly fallen tannish-yellow leaves, clear brisk October weather, a cozy fire in the alcove, Mack asleep on the floor and me at my typewriter and you will have the proper background for this letter.
Chalk up to your credit some additional heartbeats of joy occasioned by the fact that last Tuesday when I looked in the mailbox…
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My sisters and I had a magical holiday in Brandon Ireland. This is my sister Ruth taking an evening walk. The evenings were long in late June.