Sonny Boy conveys that he has not been negatively impacted by "the invasion" and believes she has the wrong idea of his location. He has received his harp but has a limited reportoire for putting the instrument to use.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives; Musical instruments; Weather
Digital reproduction of a 2-page letter
Ashley M. Glirbas
Box C613, folder 1
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Smith, Sam Ellard, "Letter from Sonny Boy Smith to Pauline Smith; June 11, 1944" (1944). Ellard-Murphree-Pilgreen-Smith Family Papers Collection. 403.